Tag Archives: Online Gambling bill
- Pennsylvania online gambling bill still on current topics for state’s budget deficit
January 19, 2016
Despite being shelved in 2015, Pennsylvania online gambling is still up for consideration and is due for legislative action this spring. Chairman of the House Gaming Oversight Committee and sponsor of a Pennsylvania online gambling bill Rep. John Payne predicted that HB 649 will be approved in July. “Look, we...
- Online Gambling Supporter Ray Lesniak to Run for Governor; John Payne Says Pennsylvania Online Gambling Hopes Still Alive
August 10, 2015
Online gambling supporter Ray Lesniak will not run for reelection in the legislature preferring instead to run for governor, and Pennsylvanian State Rep, John Payne says Keystone online gambling bills are still very much alive. Online gambling supporter Ray Lesniak has decided to move his political career all-in after announcing...
- Pennsylvania’s new online gambling bill is poker-only, no bad actor clause
February 27, 2015
Pennsylvania’s newest online gambling bill is poker-only, confusing supporters who believed HB 649 sponsor Rep. John Payne’s use of the phrase “internet gaming” meant the bill would allow operators to offer online casino games. The full text of HB 649 has since been published (read it here) and, while it...
- Mississippi Get an Online Gambling Bill for the 3rd Time in 4 Years
January 15, 2015
For the third time in four years, Rep. Bobby Moak has submitted an online gambling bill to the lords and masters in the Mississippi Legislature. If online poker has any chance of emerging from the draconian deathlike grip of the Undemocratic States of America, then we have to hope that...
- West Virginia Lottery ponders online gambling; Bahamas MP criticizes online gaming bill
August 29, 2014
The West Virginia Lottery plans to introduce online gambling in the state to help address the increased competition coming from neighboring states. Lottery Director John Musgrave told members of the state Lottery Commission that discussions with state casinos execs have been ongoing on the possibility of legalizing online gambling. “We’re...
- Dutch online gambling bill inches closer to passage but critics abound
July 24, 2014
The government of the Netherlands has moved one step closer to a regulated online gambling market after presenting the Dutch Remote Gaming Bill to the House of Representatives on Wednesday. The next step on this long and winding road won’t happen until September, when those layabout politicians exit the coffee...
Breaking: Dutch Lower House okays Holland casino privatization
February 1, 2017