Online Poker May Not Be Included in Tax Relief Bill

According to a Politico article released on Thursday, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) still plans to pursue legislation legalizing and regulating online poker, but likely won’t do so as part of the tax relief bill…

Harry Reid Online Poker Legislation May Be Added to Tax Relief Bill

On Tuesday, Politico published an article revealing that U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) was attempting to add a bill legalizing online poker to the measure extending tax cuts.
Politico confirmed Reid’s desires with Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT). Hatch told the political news outlet, “They’re trying. Sen. Reid would like to do that.” Despite Hatch’s [...]

Harry Reid pushes online poker legislation but finds the deck stacked

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, may have to fold his efforts to push a measure legalizing online poker in the United States into a tax-cut bill, in light of strenuous opposition from Republicans…

U.S. Players May Lose Online Poker for 15 Months

Right now there is a lot of buzz in the online gambling industry over the possibility of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid attaching an online poker bill to must-pass legislation during the lame duck session. There are a lot of good and bad things being said about the bill, which few people have seen.

Reid’s Online Poker Regulation Bill Released, We support it at MPL!! Write your Reps!!

We at Makepokerlegal.com support this Bill, along with my Brother Mike Matusow. Please use our front page at www.makepokerlegal.com LEFT HAND SIDE OF PAGE, to contact your congress people and Senators and write them, telling them you want them to pass it!!

Reid Pushes Online Gambling Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is pushing behind the scenes for lame-duck legislation that would allow poker games over the Internet but restrict initial licenses to casinos and racetrack operators that have been in businesses at least…

Update On Harry Reid And Legalization Of Online Poker

The Nevada casino companies pushing the measure were among the Democrat’s biggest donors during his fierce re-election fight. They argue the bill would provide consumer protection for poker players and would provide some tax revenue for federal and state governments.

Casinos Now See Online Gambling as a Better Bet

The New York Times is reporting that:
Many of the country’s largest casinos, long opposed to gambling games like poker on the Internet, are now having second thoughts.
Although online gambling is popular with millions of Americans, it is illegal in the United States, and the casino industry has considered it a threat.
But a [...]

New Jersey state Senator Ray Lesniak applauds Harry Reids Statement

New Jersey state Senator Ray Lesniak has applauded the recent decision of the Democrat Senate Leader Harry Reid to oppose federal legislation of online gambling, correlating it with his issues with Harrah’s Entertainment and his preference for regulation and taxing at state level…

Berkley Believes Harry Reid May Support Online Gambling

One of the major steps in passing new online gambling legislation in the US will ride on the ability to convince Nevada Congressman and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that it would be beneficial to Nevada. Reid has opposed online gambling in the past, but some believe that he could be open to changing his stance…

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