Tag Archives: rawa
- 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...
- Congressman fishes for Adelson bucks with new anti-online bill
December 12, 2016
A US congressman has introduced a new federal bill that seeks to undo the Department of Justice’s 2011 opinion that the Wire Act applies only to online sports betting. Last Wednesday, Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA) filed HR 6453, which seeks to “clarify the effect” of the 2011 DOJ opinion that...
- Anti-online gambling bill filed days after Adelson gave GOP senators $20m
September 28, 2016
Anyone who doubts the clear quid pro quo between US politicians and their corporate money men need look no further than the latest federal effort to ban online gambling. Last week saw the introduction of S.3376, a placeholder bill filed by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) that seeks to roll back...
- Bill to ban online gambling quietly introduced to the US Senate
September 26, 2016
Amid the fanfare that is the upcoming U.S. presidential elections, one senator has sneakily made a move to ban online gambling again in the country. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., quietly filed a new bill, S.3376, on the Senate agenda last September 21. The bill was read twice before it was...
- Anti-Online Gambling Politicians Try to do a UIGEA And Sneak RAWA in Through The Backdoor
May 13, 2016
Anti-online gambling politicians who failed to get the Restoration of the Wire Act bill signed into law have decided to take a tip from the passing of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA) by tacking it onto a bill that carries far more clout. Once upon a...
- Ron Paul slams RAWA supporters who shill for “one Las Vegas billionaire”
October 29, 2015
The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling (CSIG) held a press conference in Washington on Wednesday in a bid to drum up support for the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), which seeks to ban most forms of online gambling in the US of A. The press conference was intended to...
Why the DraftKings & FanDuel merger may not go ahead
March 24, 2017
Maine legalizes daily fantasy sports
August 3, 2017
New Jersey formally approves daily fantasy sports
August 25, 2017
Parisian Macao battling Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak
April 25, 2017