Tag Archives: Jim McDermott
- Rep. Jim McDermott introduces Day Late & Dollar Short Online Gambling Act of 2013
November 15, 2013
Just as our Jason Kirk was lamenting the lack of federal legislative action on online poker, Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA) was introducing legislation into the House of Representatives sketching out a proposed framework for taxing online gambling. McDermott’s HR3491 'Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act of 2013' is the...
- If H.R. 2230 passes, players will lose.
June 24, 2011
The Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act, H.R. 2230 was introduced last week by Reps. Jim McDermott (D-Wash), John Campbell (R-Calf.) and long time gambling regulatory proponent and ranking member of the US House Financial Services Committee, Barney Frank (D-Mass.) We’ve had some time to review the regulations and...
- McDermott introduces online gambling legislation
June 20, 2011
Since 2008, Rep. Jim McDermott has offered legislation to tax and regulate online gambling. He’s at it again this year with the introduction of a new bill that would, once again, attempt to allow U.S.-based online gambling. McDermott's Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act of 2011 (H.R. 2230) would...
- Cash-hungry pols shift gambling debate from ‘if’ to ‘how’
May 25, 2010
While Representatives Barney Frank and Jim McDermott may not have achieved all their aims during their appearance before the House Ways & Means Committee last week, they did manage to get the media talking in far less hysterical and much more practical terms about the whole issue of online gambling....
Texas casino (and sportsbook) cruise to nowhere hits buoy
April 18, 2017