Posts Tagged ‘barney frank’

November 3rd, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Election Day has come and gone, and the effects on the online gambling industry could be profound. The possibility of passing legislation surrounding online gambling has reduced proportionately to the number of conservative Republicans to take a seat in the house. Over night, the Republicans took back majority […]

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October 23rd, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The best chance online gambling has to be regulated and taxed in the United States, on a federal level, lies within Barney Frank, D-MA. With elections right around the corner, Frank has been met with troubling poll results, and could face a tough re-election battle. According to polls, […]

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October 6th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer A recent report by the New York Times has indicated that online gambling is becoming more accepted by gambling operators around the states. While many gambling companies had shunned online gambling, considering it more competition and a risk rather than an alternative revenue stream, it seems that their […]

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September 22nd, 2010- By Bryan Cross Representative Barney Frank, the man behind the HR 2267 which calls for the legal regulation of online poker, said on Wednesday that he is “not optimistic” about the bill being passed prior to the elections of congress in November. The Internet Gambling regulation, consumer protection and Enforcement act is […]

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September 21st, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Congress is back in session, and many online gamblers were hoping that the online gambling bill crafted by Barney Frank, HR 2267, would end up cutting the red tape and being signed into law. Unfortunately, HR 2267 or the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act, has […]

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September 17th, 2010-  By Bryan Cross The Poker Players Alliance is one of the foremost poker groups in the country that advocates for the game in every aspect.  With over one million members in the United States, the Alliance has released they 2010 Congressional Ratings guide this week.  The guide itself gives a rating for […]

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September 16th, 2010-  By Bryan Cross Online Poker is beginning to make headlines once more as Congress recently opened up their new session for the last weeks in the sessions before having to break for the elections later this year. On the table, is Barney Frank’s bill which would allow for legal online gambling in […]

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September 3rd, 2010-  By Bryan Cross With the continued debate over legal USA online gambling and legal USA online poker, Rep. Barney Frank and his bill continue to be at the forefront of the issue.  Frank’s bill, HR2267, calls for legalization and licensing of entities that would allow American’s to legally deposit money into accounts […]

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September 2nd, 2010,  By Bryan Cross Rep. Barney Frank took to Hollywood this week in an interview with Jay Leno.  Among many of the topics that the two discussed while Frank was on the who, was the issue of online gambling and online poker in the United States, and the legal issues surrounding the subject. […]

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September 1st, 2010-  By Bryan Cross The Commerce Casino, along with several other casinos recently expressed their disagreement with Rep. Barney Frank and his proposed bill for the legalization of online poker within the United States. Frank’s bill would allow for the licensing and regulations for online poker in the United States. The four casinos, […]

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