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2008-08-08 06:00:21

By Tony Batt By TONY BATT STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON - A new bill that would limit the Internet gambling ban to sports betting while exempting poker and other online wagering is splitting poker advocates.

2008-07-14 06:00:18

By Tony Batt By TONY BATT STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON - Despite a stunning setback in his effort to roll back a ban on Internet gambling, Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., says the issue is not going away.

2008-06-27 06:02:28

By Tony Batt By TONY BATT STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON - Any chance of Congress rolling back an Internet gambling ban this year died Wednesday when a House committee deadlocked on an amendment to prevent federal agencies from drafting regulations to enforce the ban.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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