Frank’s 2nd Attempt Makes Progress!

September 18th, 2008 · No Comments

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) made a second attempt at curbing the greatly over reaching Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) that was passed as an amendment to the 2006 Safe Ports Act. His first attempt, H.R. 5767 Payments System Protection Act, failed to make it out of the House Financial Services Committee. His [...]

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Congressional Hearing for H.R. 5767

June 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Today, there will be a hearing in the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee. On their agenda is the Barney Frank and Ron Paul’s bill H.R. 5767 Payments System Protection Act. If you’re so inclined, you can watch a webcast of the proceedings! Unfortunately, I’ll be running errands most of the day [...]

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New PPA Website and Video

June 18th, 2008 · No Comments

The Poker Players Alliance has a new website and man does it look great. Its a Wordpress-based page and its given me some ideas on how to update some of my other sites. (I expect this one will remain as it is for now.) If you’re already a member of the PPA, [...]

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The Joy of Podcasts

May 8th, 2008 · No Comments

I’ve been a long-time member of Audible.com, but I’ve let my membership lapse because I found something even better (and cheaper). Podcasts! I know, podcasts have been around for a long time, but at first there wasn’t a whole lot of variety. Now, however, there’s a plethora of sites and radio shows [...]

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Domestic Online Poker

February 24th, 2008 · No Comments

The state of California is investigating whether intrastate on-line poker is legal within the framework of the UIGEA and other federal regulations. Myself, I think this is a no-brainer, but having the legal precedence and affirmation will do a lot to pave the way to unambiguously legal gaming for us all. This, of [...]

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Its all coming back now.

October 8th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Game #2 went much better than Game #1. Ok, actually, it was Game #4, but only the second one I’ve played, so I think of it as Game #2. Anyway, I came in 2nd out of 12 players making a decent profit on the game, and earning some much needed points. I [...]

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