Tag Archives: federal online poker
- Interview with John Pappas of Poker Players Alliance
March 4, 2015
Becky Liggero talks John Pappas of Poker Players Alliance as he shares what he learned at the G2E iGaming Congress and gave an update on federal online poker legislation. Becky Liggero: I am here with John Pappas, executive director of Poker Players Alliance (PPA).This is the day of iGaming Congress. So, John, tell...
- Massachusetts opposes Reid/Kyl bill
November 1, 2012
The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission (MSLC) has penned a letter to Senators Harry Reid and Jon Kyl to object to their federal online poker bill. The letter, from Chairman of the MSLC, Steven Grossman, states how the MSLC has written to “object in the strongest possible terms” to the “Internet...
- Details of Reid/Kyl online poker bill leaked
September 13, 2012
Details of a federal online gambling bill being proposed by Senators Harry Reid and Jon Kyl have leaked on the internet. Online poker news site pokerfuse carry details of “The Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2012” with companies that operated after UIGEA suffering a...
- Utah the party poo-pah
February 1, 2012
Federally regulated online poker’s latest party pooper has re-entered the fold as Utah sees a new plan for online poker prohibition. Stephen Sandstrom, a member of the state’s House of Representatives, has introduced a bill to ban online poker in the state if federal legislation makes it way to a...
- Tribes reveal concerns over HR 2366
October 26, 2011
Tribal groups are concerned that Joe Barton’s pro-Vegas online poker bill will mean losing business. A House subcommittee heard opinions on the HR 2366 bill from both sides of the fence. The tribal delegate, National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) chairman Ernest Stevens, was critical of plans for online poker advancement....