Tag Archives: john boehner
- Sheldon Adelson’s anti-online gambling bill comes up short
December 10, 2014
It appears that Sheldon Adelson (pictured on the left) has failed to convince Washington politicians to include his anti-online gambling legislation in the ‘cromnibus’ bill to be voted on this week. The Las Vegas Sands titan is firmly behind passage of the Restoration of America’s Wire Act, (RAWA) which includes...
- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Gives Poker its Two Minutes of Fame
July 21, 2014
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid gives poker its two minutes of fame after comparing the current border control crisis with the World Series of Poker. The senate floor was the venue for poker’s five minutes of fame last week as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid somehow managed to introduce a...
- Sports betting legend Billy Walters places $100k wager on House Republicans
August 16, 2013
Legendary sports betting figure Billy Walters has placed a $100k wager on the Republican party maintaining control of the US House of Representatives in the 2014 mid-term elections. The Center for Public Integrity uncovered a $100k donation to GOP super-PAC the Congressional Leadership Fund by a Nevada-based limited liability company...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017