Spencer Bachus Lashes Out at Sarah Palin and Tea Party

…Bachus is best known for his efforts to implement and enforce a ban on online poker. His support for efforts to use big government to address non-core social issues are obviously not in sync with the priorities of limited government conservatism…

What the Midterm Elections Mean for Online Poker

The changing of the guard from Democrats to Republicans in the House of Representatives presents a challenge for the movement to license and regulate Internet poker.

Election Day May Set Back Online Gambling

MakePokerLegal.com has learned that Election day 2010 finally arrives on Tuesday, and that is bad news for online gamblers who were hoping that Internet gambling regulations would be passed in Congress. With control of the House likely to change, online gambling regulations may be dead…

More Problems for Online Poker Regulation in United States

A couple of obstacles for regulation and legalization of online poker in the United States cropped up this week, making it less likely that legislation will pass this year…

Barney Frank “Not Optimistic” About Passage Of HR 2267

Poker News Daily is reporting that Democratic Representative Barney Frank, the Massachusetts Congressman who has been pushing for the legalization and regulation of online gaming in the United States, has stated in an interview that he is “not optimistic” regarding the passage of…

Harrah’s Entertainment Paid Over 1 Million Dollars To Support Online Poker Bill HR 2267

Once heavily opposed to legalized online poker, Harrah’s Entertainment is revealed to have spent over $1 million lobbying in favor of a bill authored by Congressman Barney Frank that would essentially license Internet poker rooms in the United States. And this amount, in support of HR 2267, was spent in the second quarter alone. A similar amount was paid in the first quarter…

Commerce Casino And Others Rephrase Stance On Online Poker Bill

The four casinos, the Commerce Casino, Bicycle Casino, Hawaiian Gardens, and Hollywood Park came out against the Poker Player Alliance and Frank’s bill, but have backed down slightly from their initial retort…

Rep. Barney Frank Discusses Online Poker Personal Liberty and HR2267 on The Tonight Show

Financial Services Chair Rep. Barney Frank discusses online gambling, hr2267, and personal liberty with Jay Leno on The Tonight Show…

Storm Brewing For Reform Efforts if Barney Frank Loses Seat

However, the very real possibility exists that Frank may not remain at his post to see his efforts through to the finish line. The upcoming elections will have a lot to say on the matter as should the Democrats lose control of their majority representation, Frank could lose his post…

Barney Frank Out as Financial Services Committee Chair in 2011?

In November, voters in the United States will head to the polls for general elections. On Capitol Hill, the entire House of Representatives and one-third of the Senate will be determined. If Republicans were to gain control of the House, then Congressman Barney Frank’s (D-MA) tenure as Financial Services Committee Chairman may come to an end…

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