Tag Archives: Spencer Bachus
- Spencer Bachus Deals from the Bottom of the Deck
November 15, 2011
You can’t trust anyone ‘Cause you’re untrustable How can you trust someone you know can’t trust you? - “Untrustable,” Built To Spill It’s hard to find an American politician who has been a more vocal opponent of online poker than Representative Spencer Bachus of Alabama. The 10-term congressman is the...
- Iowa okays online pony betting, poker study; Spencer Bachus hearts JPMorgan
May 27, 2011
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a bill allowing Hawkeye State gamblers to make advance deposit wagers on the ponies over the phone or via their computer. The legislation also calls for the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission to conduct a study of the ramifications of introducing intrastate online poker...
- BLACK FRIDAY: Cereus CS chief threatened to go to FBI unless staff got paid
May 5, 2011
✖ Blanca Games has issued a statement attempting to quash bankruptcy rumors that arose from the shutdown of Medeira Fjord, the Norwegian shell company set up to process debt payments to AP/UB shareholders. The Blanca release says the Medeira bankruptcy is an entirely separate issue that has no impact on...
- US federal online poker bill will need to get past the Three Amigos
March 19, 2011
Here’s a few more tidbits on HR1174, that new federal online poker bill introduced to the House of Representatives by Rep. John Campbell (R-CA) on Thursday. With the bill making its debut on St. Patty’s, it’s fitting that one of the bill’s co-sponsors is Rep. Peter King (R-NY). King has...
- APCW Perspectives Weekly
January 17, 2011
Times change, but some people just can't seem to get their heads out of their aces. The 2011 Republican online gambling rhetoric is eerily similar to the 2010 nonsensical Republican rhetoric, especially as far as Bachus is concerned. With Bachus as the Chair of the house Financial Services Committee, he's...
- Online gambling receives push during lame duck session
December 3, 2010
The push for legalized online gambling at the federal level is on during the lame duck session. But there are some Republicans who are objecting to what they are calling a "secretive, closed-door, undemocratic" effort in the Senate to pass legislation that would legalize and tax some Internet gambling before...
World’s biggest testicles, world’s smallest minds
November 11, 2010
Frank Fahrenkopf Talks about Updates on US iGaming and Legislation
October 24, 2012
Sheldon Adelson’s Long-Shots
January 17, 2012