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7th May 2009
Category: Poker-and-the-LawLawmakers Bet on Internet Gambling Legislation

Republican Barney Frank, D-Mass., chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Peter King, R-N.Y. unveiled legislation Wednesday that would enable Americans to legally gamble online.

If running major financial institutions and the auto industry isn't enough for the new Obama administration, a new House bill - the Internet Gambling Regulation Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act which would put the Treasury Department in charge of Internet gambling.

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1st May 2009
Category: Poker-and-the-LawMinnesota List of 200 Banned Internet Gambling Sites Released

The list of 200 internet gambling sites that have been targeted by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety has been released. Many of the websites identified do not currently accept players from the United States, which seems to be a very random list and industry insiders are at a loss to the strategy planned.

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Minnesota List of 200 Banned Internet Gambling Sites Released »

17th December 2007
Category: Poker-and-the-Law

The European Commission has ended the long running online gaming dispute with the US by accepting a compensation package which would provide openings in other business sectors. A Spokesperson from Brussels said it would still be pressing the US for a non-discriminatory policy towards online gambling despite the agreement being reached.

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PokerStars accepts US Players »