Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 18, 2012 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

With all of the new efforts at the state level, as well as new advocates at the federal level, the poker community has been overly optimistic that an online poker bill will be attached to a larger piece of legislation in 2012. One of the proposed pieces ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 22, 2011 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

The legislation introduced by the latest darling of poker advocacy groups, Joe Barton, will get its first committee hearing next week, as the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, a sub-panel of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, will discuss HR 2366 on Tuesday. Barton is the latestRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on May 26, 2011 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

Congressman Joe Barton (R-TX), best known for his deplorable apology to BP Oil executives in Congress during the hearings into the BP Gulf Oil spill, is the latest supporter of legalizing and regulating online poker. Barton is set to introduce a new piece of legislation that will legalizeRead Full Article