Tag Archives: Harry Reid
- New Jersey rep preps pro-online gambling legislation; Reid done with online gambling
October 21, 2016
A New Jersey congressman says he’ll mount a fresh push to drag America’s “obsolete” federal gambling laws screaming and kicking into the 21st century. On Friday, ESPN’s David Purdum reported that Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) plans to introduce new legislation aimed at harmonizing the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports...
- Caesars finds coal under Xmas tree after Reid fails to pass bankruptcy amendment
December 15, 2015
Casino operator Caesars Entertainment has lost its bid to amend a federal law that would have allowed it to ignore creditor lawsuits while restructuring its bankrupt main unit. On Tuesday, the New York Times reported that Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) had withdrawn a provision of the federal $1.1 trillion spending...
- Reid offers legislative lifeline to Caesars by amending federal restructuring law
December 8, 2015
US Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) may be retiring from politics next year but he appears determined to use his remaining time in office to aid one of his home state's major corporate citizens. On Monday, The Hill reported that Reid was attempting to pass legislation that would make it easier...
- NFL wideout Pierre Garçon sues FanDuel for ‘misappropriating’ name, likeness
October 31, 2015
A National Football League player has launched a class action suit against daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel, accusing the site of profiting off himself and other NFL players without compensating them in return. On Friday, Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garçon filed suit in Maryland, accusing FanDuel of having “misappropriated”...
- iGaming North America 2015 Day Two Recap
April 16, 2015
The second day of iGaming North America 2015 was a success with plenty of networking, full sessions, excellent speakers and more than enough food. This morning we were treated to keynote speaker Joel Comm, a New York Times best selling author, reality TV show host and internet marketing expert. Comm...
- Harry Reid won’t run for reelection in 2016
March 27, 2015
US Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has announced he will not seek re-election in 2016, leaving gambling proponents mourning the loss of a key ally. Reid, who first won election to the Senate in 1987, made the announcement in a video released early Friday morning. The 75-year-old Reid said...
Bill to ban online gambling quietly introduced to the US Senate
September 26, 2016