Delay in the Online Gambling Debate
28 June 2009
Barney Frank’s Bill HR 2267 that would put an end to the UIGEA was set to be heard in July, but has been delayed until September. This delay is because he is head of the US House Financial Services Committee.
With this in mind, there are more pressing matters to be heard before this one, like today’s economy. Though this may be bad for the online casinos now, we have waited since 2006 and I think the wait will be worth it.
Mr. Frank’s sponsors has increased to thirty-five and growing, and the good news is they are some from both sides. Some have changed their minds since the law was passed in 2006. Could it be that we have been heard and they know we want to be able to play online casinos in our own homes? Some more believe that legalizing online gambling would be good for the US. We will have to wait and see!
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12 August 2008BetOnSports Case: Three Plead Guilty
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19 June 2009Online Gambling Prohibition is Costing Search Engines Millions
The times are getting exciting for online gambling. Everybody has something to say on the subject. On June 10, 2009, in a crackdown on illegal gambling and suspected money laundering, the bank accounts of some 27,000 online gamers were frozen by U.S. authorities. At the same time, the European Union accused the U.S. of violations of international trade rules by banning online gambling. The EU gaming outfits are claiming a $100 billion loss because of the U.S. ban.Read full article