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Jul 11, 2013, 06:44 ET Introduction of New Internet Gambling Legislation Builds Momentum for Industry's Regulation

The push to create uniform federal standards to control Internet gambling activity got a boost today with the introduction of legislation by Rep. Joe ...


Jun 06, 2013, 02:17 ET Uniform Standards and Safeguards in New Federal Internet Gambling Legislation Would Resolve Patchwork of Inconsistent State Laws

As the regulation of intrastate Internet gambling spreads on a state-by-state basis, Rep. Pete King (R-NY) today introduced legislation, the Internet ...


Feb 09, 2012, 10:32 ET Senate Committee Hearing Focuses on Justice Department Internet Gambling Ruling

A Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing today will explore how Indian tribes could be impacted by the recent U.S. Department of Justice opinion...


Oct 25, 2011, 01:57 ET Congressional Hearing Focuses on Need for Internet Gambling Regulation to Protect Consumers

Experts testified today that government oversight and regulation of Internet gambling activity in the U.S. presents the best opportunity to protect...


Jun 24, 2011, 12:30 ET New Internet Gambling Legislation Introduced with Bi-Partisan Support

Today, Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), an influential member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, introduced the Internet Gambling Prohibition,...


Jun 20, 2011, 09:59 ET Rep. McDermott Introduces New Internet Gambling Legislation

The Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative applauds Representative Jim McDermott (D-WA) for Thursday's introduction of the Internet Gambling...


May 24, 2011, 10:22 ET Pressure Builds for Congress to Approve Internet Gambling Legislation

In the wake of last month's federal indictment and move to shut down three major online poker operators, public pressure for the federal regulation...


Jan 13, 2011, 10:03 ET Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative Applauds Passage of Internet Gambling Bill in New Jersey

Michael Waxman, executive director of the Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative, a leading advocate for Internet gambling regulation, today...


Jul 28, 2010, 04:06 ET Historic Internet Gambling Regulation Bill Overwhelmingly Passes Committee with Bi-Partisan Support

Today the House Committee on Financial Services took a critical step forward in passing Internet gambling legislation by voting to approve the...


Jul 23, 2010, 09:49 ET House Financial Services Committee Schedules Mark Up of Internet Gambling Regulation Bill

Yesterday, the House Committee on Financial Services announced that the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act (H.R....


Jul 21, 2010, 05:27 ET Internet Gambling Regulation Takes Center Stage before House Financial Services Committee

Today, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing to discuss the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act...


May 19, 2010, 10:29 ET Testimony Highlights Billions in New Revenue and Tens of Thousands of New Jobs From Internet Gambling Regulation

The Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative today applauded testimony provided by Reps. Barney Frank (D-MA) and Jim McDermott (D-WA) on the...


Apr 20, 2010, 09:55 ET Internet Gambling Regulation Projected to Create Up to 32,000 New Jobs and $94 Billion in Expenditures Over Five Years

The Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative today applauded a new study by H2 Gambling Capital, the leading supplier of data and market...


Mar 25, 2010, 01:31 ET Rep. McDermott's New Internet Gambling Legislation Would Increase Projected Revenue to Up To $72 Billion Over Ten Years

The Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative applauds Representative Jim McDermott (D-WA) for the planned introduction today of an updated...


Feb 23, 2010, 03:06 ET New Legislation to Reform Tax Code Includes Provisions to Legalize, Regulate and Tax Internet Gambling

The Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative applauds the introduction of legislation today by Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Judd Gregg (R-NH),...