Tag Archives: Jon Porter
- World Regulatory Briefing (WrB) Philadelphia Day 1 Recap
October 23, 2013
“I wouldn’t be building my business based on a compact”. – Jon Porter, US Electronic Gaming Association (Update - WrB Philadelphia Day 2 Recap here.) “There’s all this talk about being the center of the universe- in the US there won’t be 48 centers of the universe, it just isn’t going...
- AGA reconsiders legislative stance in face of Congressional gridlock
August 3, 2013
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) was trawling the hallways of Congress this week, looking for support for the online gambling bill he unveiled in June. King distributed a letter to his fellow Washington pols on Tuesday, reminding them that “the choice to play games of skill or chance should be a...
- Bwin.party flip-flops on Nevada license as new federal online poker bills loom
June 1, 2013
Two Republican members of the US House of Representatives are planning to introduce online poker bills into Congress. Aides for Rep. Peter King (NY) and Rep. Joe Barton (TX) told Reuters their bosses are working on separate pieces of legislation to head off state-level initiatives in New Jersey, Delaware, California...
- Is Jon Kyl set to co-sponsor Harry Reid’s ‘phantom’ online poker bill?
November 18, 2011
The New York Post set tongues a wagging on Thursday with its claim that “the smart money” is on Washington politicians successfully passing US online poker legislation before the 2012 presidential election. The Post quotes an unnamed source thusly: “A bill will be proposed by the end of the [Senate]...