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2011-07-26 09:00:00

Advisory Board Includes Internet Safety Expert Parry Aftab, Former Secretary of Homeland Security and Governor of Pennsylvania Tom Ridge, and Professional Poker Player Greg Raymer WASHINGTON, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FairPlayUSA announced the formation of their coalition, which will educate policymakers and the public on the broad public policy interests raised by the current ambiguous laws in the U.S. that have led to millions of Americans gambling on the Internet....

2011-05-24 09:22:00

AGA President, Nevada Governor and Other Supporters Push for Federal Regulation to Protect Consumers, Create Jobs and Stimulate Economy WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of last month's federal indictment and move to shut down three major online poker operators, public pressure for the federal regulation of Internet gambling has reached an all-time high. The American Gaming Association, which represents the bricks-and-mortar casino industry, and Nevada's...

2010-07-29 09:12:00

LONDON, July 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PokerStars, the world's largest poker site, welcomes news of the successful mark up of H.R. 2267: The Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act in the House Financial Services Committee by an overwhelming, bipartisan margin of 41-22. The bill, sponsored by Committee Chairman Barney Frank, offers a long overdue common sense approach to internet gaming regulation in the United States. PokerStars wholeheartedly supports...

2010-07-28 15:06:00

Amendments Further Strengthen Bill's Consumer Protection Requirements WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the House Committee on Financial Services took a critical step forward in passing Internet gambling legislation by voting to approve the Internet Gambling Regulation and Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act (H.R. 2267), legislation introduced by Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA). The legislation, which passed by a 41-22 vote would regulate Internet gambling...


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