Tag Archives: FairPlayUSA
- Mega Millions half-billion jackpot; Delaware to intro online gambling legislation
March 28, 2012
The US multi-state Mega Millions lottery failed to produce a winner Tuesday night, meaning Friday’s jackpot will rollover into an estimated $476m – the largest in Mega Millions history. That sum could rise even higher by Friday, as half-billion dollar jackpots tend to bring out even those people who normally...
- Analyst says US federal poker regs dead for 2012, but FairPlayUSA won’t give up
February 18, 2012
Macquarie Securities gaming analyst Chad Beynon issued a report on Friday warning investors that the failure of Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) to attach online poker language to the payroll tax cut extension has 'most likely' extinguished hopes of federal online gambling legislation passing in 2012. If Beynon’s forecast is accurate,...
- FairPlayUSA says wine is not milk; still more Nevada online poker hearings
December 7, 2011
American grassroots/Astroturf online poker advocates (and fallback career option for ex-law enforcement bigwigs) FairPlayUSA have released a study they claim refutes the notion that state lottery revenues would be adversely affected by the legalization of online poker nationwide. FairPlayUSA’s study was commissioned in response to the increasingly assertive stance taken...
- Paddy Power Nevada license delay; Pwin hires O’Malley; new cop at FairPlayUSA
November 17, 2011
Paddy Power will have to wait until after Christmas to learn whether its bid for a Nevada gaming license will get the nod from Santa, er, state regulators. CEO Patrick Kennedy told the Irish Independent that the application, which had been expected to be weighed and measured by the Nevada...
- House of Rep Subcommittee will be geared towards federal tilt
October 25, 2011
USA’s House of Representatives hosts a committee hearing later on the subject of Internet Gaming. The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade has scheduled the hearing “Internet Gaming: Is There a Safe Bet?” for 10:30am ET where they’ll aim to discuss the best way to go forward with the country’s...
- Issue managers, strategic advisors, and FairPlayUSA
October 4, 2011
Two high-profile men known mostly for their decades-long records of public service - and a little less for serving as advisers to major private sector entities - recently joined the board of advisers for the astroturf online-gambling interest group FairPlayUSA. The first is Tom Ridge, a former soldier, former Congressman and former governor of...
UIGEA, 6 Years Later
October 15, 2012
Calvin Ayre Indicted by Feds; Calvin Ayre Releases Statement
February 28, 2012
Absolute Poker players to be reunited with long lost funds
April 10, 2017