Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Jul 16, 2010 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

On Friday 13 October, 2006 the United States Government signed into law the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA). The UIGEA basically made it illegal for banks and financial institutions to process deposits and withdrawals from online gambling sites from US citizens. Within hours of the act beingRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Dec 16, 2009 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

Barney Frank’s stance on the online gaming issue has made the Massachusetts Congressman a darling of the poker world, but it’s quite unlikely that very many poker players realize why the Congressman opposes a ban on online gambling. Frank doesn’t gamble himself –at all—but has a very goodRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 06, 2009 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

Despite the current turmoil in Congress over health-care reform, Barney Frank still appears hopeful that he can have online gaming legislation passed. His most recent effort –a sort-of fail-safe in case online gaming legislation is not dealt with during the current session of Congress—was to urge regulators toRead Full Article