Tag Archives: John Campbell
- First subcommittee panel reveals little
November 18, 2011
Representative Mary Bono Mack chaired a second hearing on the future of online gambling in the US. A subcommittee under the House Energy and Commerce Committee heard from two separate panels on the issue with all the usual faces making an appearance in the first part and no new ground...
- Merge quits some US states; Joe Barton to aim poker bill at Commerce Committee
May 25, 2011
✖ In an apparent attempt to bob and weave around the various US state gambling laws, the Merge Gaming Network has reportedly stopped accepting new customers from Washington (DC), Louisiana, Missouri and Maryland. (Merge previously announced a similar move regarding the state of New York.) Existing account holders from these...
- US federal online poker bill will need to get past the Three Amigos
March 19, 2011
Here’s a few more tidbits on HR1174, that new federal online poker bill introduced to the House of Representatives by Rep. John Campbell (R-CA) on Thursday. With the bill making its debut on St. Patty’s, it’s fitting that one of the bill’s co-sponsors is Rep. Peter King (R-NY). King has...
- Bipartisan federal online poker bill introduced in House of Representatives
March 18, 2011
The bipartisan federal online poker bill that US players have been eagerly awaiting was introduced into the House of Representatives on Thursday. The Internet Gambling Regulations, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act is sponsored by Reps. John Campbell (R-CA) and Barney Frank (D-MA). Reportedly, it is a near carbon copy of...
- US states seeking to pass online poker legislation due to Congressional paralysis
March 16, 2011
In the wake of Nevada’s proposal to allow state residents to play online poker without fearing arrest and/or imprisonment, the reaction from the Nevada-based casino giants has been swift and unequivocal. Companies like Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts disdain the piecemeal state-by-state approach, insisting that the only sensible method of...
- Bi-partisan federal bill could be on the way
March 7, 2011
The failed attempt to create the USA’s first intra-state gambling market in New Jersey may have something to do with proposals at federal level. The state’s Governor Chris Christie vetoed the bill on the day that he had to make a decision by due to "legal and constitutional concerns,” but...
Analysis of the Reid Bill
September 17, 2012
Investing The Hard Way: Short Plays in the Gambling Sector
March 19, 2012