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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.

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.

2009-12-03 12:22:00

Hearing Paves Way for Vote on Chairman Frank's Regulatory Bill WASHINGTON, Dec.

2009-12-02 09:21:00

Experts to Discuss Opportunity to Effectively Regulate Internet Gambling Industry and Collect Up to $42 Billion in New Revenue WASHINGTON, Dec.

2009-11-27 13:41:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of the Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S.

2009-09-21 14:10:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An increased focus on the benefits of Internet gambling regulation are expected as the Senate Finance Committee considers a proposal introduced on Saturday to use Internet gambling revenue to offset the costs of health care reform.

2009-06-08 15:30:00

Minnesota state officials said on Monday they will withdraw a demand that Internet service providers block access to hundreds of online gambling sites following a lawsuit by the gambling industry, which considers the push a violation of federal commerce and free-speech protections.

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