Tag Archives: lame duck session
- Kyl, Heller claim GOP support for poker bill; California’s 2013 intrastate plans
December 12, 2012
The online poker bill co-authored by US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) showed flickers of life Tuesday afternoon. At a Capitol Hill press briefing late in the day, an unidentified reporter informed Reid that Kyl and Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) were saying that there...
- Illinois counting on the Lame Ducks; Florida cool on gaming for another year
November 26, 2012
An Illinois politician will attempt to overturn a vetoed gambling expansion bill in the upcoming lame duck session. Senator Terry Link, D-Waukegan, sponsored the gambling expansion bill that was vetoed by Governor Pat Quinn after the Senate passed it on a 30-26 vote. The Chicago Tribune quotes Link as stating:...
- GOP senator issues warning about Harry Reid’s online poker bill
Unlike in Canada, where we already know the Senate is set to debate the C-290 sports betting legislation on Tuesday, the online poker bill co-authored by US Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) might as well be known as the Ninja Bill, in that it...
- Harry Reid, Jon Kyl express pessimism on federal online poker bill’s chances
November 16, 2012
The co-authors of the US online poker bill waiting to be introduced at some point during the present lame duck session of Congress are – publicly, at least – attempting to downplay expectations that bipartisan consensus can be reached before time runs out next month. The National Journal quoted both...
- Rabble rousing against Harry Reid’s bill
December 13, 2010
Monday is yet another day for the rolling issue that is online gambling in the United States of America and whether or not controversial Democratic Senator Harry Reid will be able to slip it into the lame duck bill. The fact it’s out in the public domain means that there’s...
- Online gambling receives push during lame duck session
December 3, 2010
The push for legalized online gambling at the federal level is on during the lame duck session. But there are some Republicans who are objecting to what they are calling a "secretive, closed-door, undemocratic" effort in the Senate to pass legislation that would legalize and tax some Internet gambling before...
World’s biggest testicles, world’s smallest minds
November 11, 2010
Sheldon Adelson’s Long-Shots
January 17, 2012
Frank Fahrenkopf Talks about Updates on US iGaming and Legislation
October 24, 2012