Krieger has been on top of this bill for a while now. Here’s a rundown of some of his recent posts.
It’s time he recognizes that his current legislative efforts will exacerbate the problem. They will not solve it. If he wants to get on the right side of this issue, he should be working on legislation that would make it easier for all of us to sidle up to an online table, and say those magic words: “Deal me in.”
But now I’m asking you to take action. And it’s easy. All you have to do is click on this link to communicate with your elected representatives and tell them that you are opposed to this and similar legislation. http://capwiz.com/keep_it_legal/issues/alert/?alertid=8637406.
Although the bill is a long way from becoming law, and is unlikely to be enacted anytime this year â€” this year’s session will be short because of upcoming congressional elections â€” news of the bill’s approval at the subcommittee level was enough to send shares of British gaming companies plummeting. Both PartyGaming and 888 Holdings fell approximately five percent on the London Stock Exchange.