The bill is expected to be similar to HR 2666 which Barton filed in late 2013.
The RAWA Hearing provided little comfort to supporters of online poker in the US.
Disputed amounts under $500 are scheduled to be released.
A congressional hearing on the proposed legislation to ban online gaming in the US takes a back seat to the threats of inclement weather in the nation’s capital.
The PPA has set up a simple system for players to tweet their opposition directly to the politicians on the Congressional committee.
The new bill will likely be the main topic of discussion during a hearing on the topic scheduled in April.
Additional interest in the topic from lawmakers indicates progress for online poker in the Golden State.
State regulator makes it easier for problem gamblers to register for self-exclusion.
Though fewer interests oppose allowing PokerStars into the California online poker market, resolution is still a long way off.
Sheldon Adelson’s wealth plus a Republican controlled Congress convince the former partypoker CEO that RAWA is a real risk.
Bills in Mississippi and Washington State will not be passed in this legislative session.
The disgraced old school Pro has frittered away $10 million plus in poker winnings on his gambling addiction.