Tag Archives: hr 2366
- Tribes declare California online poker bill DOA; federal legislation hopes flicker
April 26, 2012
One of the more concrete pieces of news to emerge from the Global iGaming Summit and Expo (GiGse) on Wednesday was the line in the sand drawn by California’s Indian tribes against passage of the SB1463 online poker bill currently pending in the state legislature. Unlike previous instances, in which...
- Weekly Poll Results
November 4, 2011
Last week we saw Poker get the focus of a Congressional subcommittee hearing, with all eyes on the HR 2366 bill proposed by Rep. Joe Barton. A bill which would establish a legal and regulatory framework for online gambling, giving States the power to regulate online poker. To sum things up, some...
- 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....
- Donald Trump teams with hedge fund manager Marc Lasry for online poker venture
October 20, 2011
The online poker bill (HR 2236) introduced earlier this year by US Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) will be given a hearing (of sorts) by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade this Tuesday (25). Barton said he was “pleased” that Subcommittee chairwoman Mary Bono-Mack (R-CA) would...
- Jack Binion rumoured to take significant stake in Full Tilt Poker
June 28, 2011
In a post over at Subject Poker, there are rumours that the son of legendary Las Vegas pioneer Benny Binion, Jack Binion, is considering an investment in Full Tilt Poker. Full Tilt Poker has been looking for investors to help payback their US players. According to the Full Tilt Poker...
- Joe Barton Introduces Online Poker Bill HR 2366
June 25, 2011
It’s amazing how a person’s media profile can change in just a year. Joe Barton has done a complete 180 in the eyes of many Americans, particularly poker players. If you remember, it was just 53 weeks ago the Texas Republican stood up at the congressional hearings investigating the BP...
Online Poker Regulation in 2012? “Outlook Not So Good”
December 16, 2011