observes the impact of elections for online pok

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 05, 2010 Posted in Online Poker News, US Poker News | No Comments »

election results for pokerThe landscape of the US House of Representatives and Senate are drastically changed after the 2010 mid-term elections which saw the Republican Party sweep into power in the House, and close the gap in the Senate. This has left online poker players wondering what the chances are of being able to play poker in a legalized and regulated environment in the coming year.

The website has detailed what the changes will mean to online poker players in a recent article. The MyPokerBasics article examines the proponents of online poker who were re-elected, as well as some of the villains who are fighting to keep online poker legislation from passing.

The article looks at the roles played by Congressman Barney Frank, Jim McDermott, Bob Goodlatte and Spencer Bacchus in the upcoming debate, as well as the Poker players Alliance role in keeping their 1.2 million members abreast of all of the representatives who are for and against online poker legislation.

The article at MyPokerBasics does an excellent job of looking at everything from who will continue committees, to which Republicans may be willing to work toward legalizing online gaming. It’s a very interesting read that will surely help online poker players put the current political landscape in perspective, including links to the latest PPA rolls of Congressional members that support online poker legislation.

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