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Internet Gambling Bill Introduced in the House

Discussion in 'Casino Industry Discussion' started by Mousey, Mar 19, 2011.

    Mar 19, 2011
  1. Mousey

    Mousey Ueber Meister Mouse CAG

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    This may be old news by now, but I just found this in my spam folder :rolleyes: (after I'd deleted gobs of casino spam from my inbox, no less)... Anyway this was in a FSDupdate email...

     
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  2. Mar 19, 2011
  3. Mousey

    Mousey Ueber Meister Mouse CAG

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    ooookaayyy.... so i'll talk to myself here... does this have any better chance of getting past the first few hurdles than when it was introduced last year??
     
  4. Mar 19, 2011
  5. lots0

    lots0 Banned User - troll posts - flaming PABnonaccred

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    Who knows Mousey...

    It could pass this year... but IMO if the Dems could not pass it when they were in charge... It ain't going to to get passed now when the Republicans are in charge.

    But you never know.
     
  6. Mar 20, 2011
  7. jetset

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    Spencer Bachus is the new chair of the Financial Services Committee in the now Republican-controlled House, and that is going to be a serious obstacle, I think.

    It will be interesting to see how many of the old co-sponsors come on board for the new bill, too, and if Campbell and Frank can build on that.

    There's been a helluva lot more mainstream coverage for online gambling this year, which could be a good thing, and California, New Jersey, Florida and Iowa have shown a real appetite for getting into some form or other of online gambling on a state-by-state basis, which I would think adds some pressure for a federal solution.

    Then there is the parlous state of state and federal government coffers thanks to the recession and wars - maybe a new source of revenues will be increasingly appealing.

    So my feelings are mixed but lean toward pessimism - this has been shot down or left too late so many times before...
     
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  8. Mar 21, 2011
  9. felicie

    felicie Ueber Meister PABnononaccred

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    So I guess everyone will have to use prepaid cards and possibly bank debit cards. I'm really hoping the states do it individually now and keep the feds out of it. I think there would be a lot less restrictions. That's my story now and I think I'll stick to it. LOL
     
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  10. May 30, 2011
  11. gloria460

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    requires that players set financial loss limits; strengthens regulatory requirements re: integrity and fairness; bans violators of federal and state gambling laws from obtaining a license; and requires a substantial U.S. presence as a condition of obtaining a license.

    I love this part bc as you know most gamblers will keep depositing or chasing that big hit while not being able to afford it. This will only work if the gambler is set up thru a centralized network so that he can't casino hop to deposit. Overall, I love the idea of finally being legal, I hope this passes!
     
  12. May 30, 2011
  13. jetset

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    Some are saying that the recent enforcement actions will derail current attempts to legalise online gambling / online poker in the US, but I think that is just an opinion.

    Until this (federal) bill starts on its journey through legislative committees, it is difficult to know how much support it will garner and how successful it will be.

    Certainly the mainstream media coverage both pro and against has been massive, especially in the wake of Black Friday and Blue Monday, so the issue should be reasonably front-of-mind...and the AGA and some of its most powerful members seem to be keen to get something going.

    I for one am holding thumbs on this - it would be nice to see some positive progress in America.
     
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  14. Jun 1, 2011
  15. felicie

    felicie Ueber Meister PABnononaccred

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    I thought California was going for state control not federal.:confused: The state wont get the money then, the feds will. Oh goodie. I'm not playing if the feds run it anyway. Talk about ffing up a nevermind. :)
    Thanks Mousey. ;)
     
  16. Jun 15, 2011
  17. jetset

    jetset Ueber Meister CAG

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    The California intrastate proposals are still running, pretty much the only instrastate attempts at legalisation that still are: Florida and Hawaii were killed off, and nothing exciting is likely to happen in New Jersey or Iowa for some time.

    Of course the Washington DC legalisation is still intact, albeit under threat, and in Nevada AB258 has tasked the NGC with forming regulations on the clear understanding that nothing will be done without federal legalisation or the DoJ saying its OK (the latter being highly unlikely imo)

    So other than California it looks as if the emphasis is on a federal legalisation through either Joe Barton's attempt to legalise online poker with Harry Reid's support, or the Frank-Campbell bill - both have agreed to support each other.

    That's what the big corporates and the AGA wants, and that's the way it's apparently destined to be....
     
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