Tag Archives: Michael A. Brown
- Curses fly as DC repeals online gambling law; Senate Indian Affairs panel set
February 8, 2012
The District of Columbia Council has voted to repeal the online gambling legislation the Council approved just last year. Following last week’s Committee on Finance and Revenue vote, the full Council voted 10-2 on Tuesday in favor of the repeal bill. The two lonely votes against the repeal came from...
- District of Columbia poised to repeal online gambling law
February 2, 2012
The District of Columbia is poised to abandon its plans to become the first jurisdiction in the United States to offer legal online gambling. On Wednesday, DC Council’s Committee on Finance and Revenue voted 3-2 in favor of a bill to repeal the District’s online gambling legislation. The repeal bill...
- Lawmakers threaten lawsuits at DC Council hearing into iGamingDC plans
January 27, 2012
On Thursday, the District of Columbia’s Committee on Finance and Revenue held yet another hearing on the DC Lottery’s first-in-the-nation plans to launch online gambling within the District. This latest hearing was the work of DC Council member Jack Evans, who chairs the committee that’s considering a bill introduced by...
- Inspector General: ‘No evidence’ DC Council broke law passing online gambling
January 22, 2012
District of Columbia Council members have been cleared of acting illegally when they voted to approve their first-in-the-nation online gambling plan in December 2010. The Washington Post quoted a draft of DC inspector general Charles J. Willoughby’s 19-page report which states that, while Council member Michael A. Brown was working...
- Attorney General says DC’s online gambling plan legal; what would Osama think?
June 30, 2011
District of Columbia Attorney General Irvin Nathan has declared that DC’s groundbreaking plan to offer intrastate online gambling to District residents does not fall afoul of federal laws. Nathan made the statement Wednesday at a public hearing held by DC Council’s Committee on Finance and Revenue. DC Lottery, which will...
- District of Columbia online poker network to be low-stakes, fish-friendly
June 29, 2011
DC Lottery officials have issued more specifics on the rollout of its first-in-the-nation Intralot-powered intrastate online gambling network. Play-money 'demonstration games' blackjack and ‘Victory at Sea’ will become available in late July, while poker, bingo, random number games and E-Scratch Offs (like physical scratch cards, but using a cursor instead...
COPA signs technology deal with Sciplay
June 21, 2011