Tag Archives: national governors association
- Will Adelson’s $5m Trump gift unleash DOJ on online gambling?
April 19, 2017
Anti-online gambling advocate Sheldon Adelson cut a $5m check to US President Donald Trump’s inauguration fund, so can a quid pro quo on banning online gambling be far behind? On Tuesday, a Federal Election Commission filing revealed that the Las Vegas Sands casino owner and anti-online gambling curmudgeon had contributed...
- American Gaming Association flip-flops re online gambling; Rick Perry’s latest ‘oops’
May 21, 2014
Just five months after American Gaming Association CEO Geoff Freeman publicly declared the AGA’s official position on online gambling to be “focused on preventing prohibition,” the AGA now says it will focus on taking no position whatsoever. Freeman told the Wall Street Journal that dissension within the AGA’s ranks had...
- AGA launches campaign urging US Congress to pass poker bill
December 4, 2012
The Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection, and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2012 -- the bill that has come to be known as the Reid/Kyl bill — found an "ally" in the American Gaming Association (AGA) after the industry lobby group announced a campaign to have an online poker bill...
- Antigua comes out with opposition to Reid bill
October 29, 2012
Antigua and Barbuda has taken the next step in its World Trade Organization (WTO) fight against the United States of America by expressing their opposition to Senator Harry Reid’s federal online poker bill. The Hill reports that the bill, which could be reintroduced during the post-election Lame Duck session, “mischaracterizes” Antigua’s...
Charges dropped against Calvin Ayre, Bodog and friends
July 14, 2017
UIGEA, 6 Years Later
October 15, 2012