Tag Archives: Senator Harry Reid
- Analysis of the Reid Bill
September 17, 2012
The Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2012, introduced in the Senate by Senator Harry Reid of Nevada and Senator Jon Kyl of Arizona, proposes a vision of a slim, strictly regulated American online gambling market. Among its provisions: The bill proposes the creation of...
- Investing The Hard Way: Short Plays in the Gambling Sector
March 19, 2012
This week, the S & P 500 – an index of 500 of the most important publicly traded US stocks – rose past 1400 for the first time since June 2008, before the harrowing days of the credit crisis. The US stock market has moved steadily higher in 2012, defying...
- Bi-partisan federal bill could be on the way
March 7, 2011
The failed attempt to create the USA’s first intra-state gambling market in New Jersey may have something to do with proposals at federal level. The state’s Governor Chris Christie vetoed the bill on the day that he had to make a decision by due to "legal and constitutional concerns,” but...
- BREAKING: ESPN claims Reid online poker bill will NOT come up for a vote
December 16, 2010
According to ESPN.com’s Andrew Feldman, multiple sources have told him that Harry Reid’s online poker bill will not – repeat, not – be put up for a vote during the lame duck session of congress. Feldman says that, despite rumors that the bill would find a home as an attachment...
- Time ticking away for Harry Reid’s poker bill
December 14, 2010
Monday saw the US Senate approve the extension of the Bush-era tax cuts which President Obama had earlier negotiated/compromised with Republicans. With that out of the way, the entire tax bill will be put to a Senate vote possibly as early as Tuesday. However, the tax bill does not appear...
- Will ‘Harrah’ Reid’s online poker bill win the Congressional pot?
December 8, 2010
Now that everyone’s had a moment to study the latest draft of Sen. Harry Reid’s Prohibition of Internet Gambling, Internet Poker Regulation, and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2010, (which can be read in full here) the burning question on everyone’s mind is, of course, by what catchy acronym are we...
Online Poker Regulatory Update in the USA with John Pappas
September 23, 2013
John Pappas on Online Poker in Nevada and New Jersey
September 24, 2013