Party’s PPA Message

Looks like membership is free if you click on the link. I can’t check it out because I’m not in the US.

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World Gaming The First UIGEA Victim?

Yahoo! News has a story covering World Gaming’s stopped trading. Shares of online gaming firm World Gaming Plc were suspended on Monday at the company’s request because a looming U.S. ban on online gaming had it difficult to continue trading. “Following discussions with all of key parties concerned and having taken legal advice, (the directors) […]

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Reactions I’ve Seen to the UIGEA Legislation

I offer to you my submission for the “Understatement of the Year” award by saying that this has been an interesting week for online poker fans. Obviously the event itself has been of great interest but so have the reactions to it both in the press as well as on blogs and message boards. I […]

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A Few Random Thoughts About The Outcome of the Port Security Bill

As I’ve watched things unfold over the last few days and read the many, many thoughts of others on the subject, I’ve formed a few opinions of my own regarding what the fallout of this might be and it’s not pretty. I have no special or inside knowledge other than what everyone else has access […]

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Rep. Shelley Berkley

Watch the video. “What does a ban on internet gaming have to do with port security? Absolutely nothing. This section was added to the bill in an attempt to fire up the far right anti-gaming element of the Republican party in time for this year’s election. They couldn’t sneak it into the defense bill so […]

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Poker Players Alliance Action Plan

Dear Members, As you may already know, the U.S. Congress approved an online poker prohibition late Friday evening. The ban was snuck into the Port Security Act during a back room deal and following extensive political strong-arming by the Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) and the Speaker of the House, J. Dennis Hastert (R-IL). […]

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