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Nevada Senator Harry Reid has withdrawn his attempts to legalize internet poker this year, unable to attach the bill to legislation at the end of the Congression…
Time Has Expired on Federal Internet Poker Legislation for 2012

Nevada Senator Harry Reid has announced that online poker will not be passed in this session of Congress.


The American Gaming Association supports federal online poker legislation, and is appealing to lawmakers to “act now.”
AGA Urges Congress to Pass Online Poker Bill

A closing window of opportunity, consumer protection and state’s rights are the focus of the AGA’s latest push for federal online poker legislation.


Despite growing doubts that the Reid/Kyl online poker bill could pass any time soon, a group of lottery directors is expected to lobby in Washington D.C. next…
Lottery Directors To Lobby Against Reid/Kyl in DC

State’s rights and the freedom to choose which games to offer are at the center of the concerns of lottery officials.


There has been no sign of progress for a federal online poker bill passing during the current lame duck session of Congress, according to recent statements…
No Progress on Federal Online Poker Bill, Proponents Warn

Advocates admit online poker just not a high priority during the lame duck period.


Concerns surface over the constitutionality of Reid/Kyl
Bad Actor Lock-Out in Reid/Kyl “Unconstitutional”

Concerns about the constitutionality of the draft online poker bill known as Reid/Kyl have been raised by former United…


The Poker Players Alliance has released a copy of a letter sent to Senators Harry Reid and Jon Kyl calling for changes to their draft legislation that seeks to…
PPA Chairman Lobbies for Changes to Reid/Kyl Online Poker Bill

The Poker Players Alliance has released a copy of a letter sent to Senators Harry Reid and Jon Kyl calling for changes…


The NACS is urging its members to support the Reid/Kyl bill which will, alongside creating a federal regulatory framework for online poker, make it illegal to…
National Association of Convenience Stores Urges Members to Support Reid/Kyl

The NACS is urging its members to support the Reid/Kyl bill which will, alongside creating a federal regulatory…


What chances does the Reid/Kyl bill have in the lame duck?  Which bills should poker players watch as the year winds down, and where is opposition likely to…
Reid/Kyl in the Lame Duck: What You Need to Know

Chris Grove examines the lame duck session of Congress and how the Reid/Kyl legislation could play out.


Election Day could have been a good day or a bad day, depending on where you stand, but if you are an American looking to play online poker in the near future,...
Why the United States Election Could Not Have Gone Better for Online Poker Players

Setting the “big” politics aside, it has been the opinion of many that in order for the Reid/Kyl federal online poker…


Kentucky lottery official takes a stand against Reid/Kyl
KY Lottery President Opposes Reid/Kyl

Saying gambling should be regulated by individual states, the president of the Kentucky Lottery Corporation, Arthur L….


Citing what he describes as “draconian federal limitations on the ability of states to control online gaming within their borders,” the Massachusetts…
Massachusetts Lottery Chairman Lashes Out at Reid/Kyl Bill

Communication to bill’s authors decries “Draconian” federal usurping of states’ rights.


In a letter on Thursday, the National Governors Association (NGA) informed House and Senate leaders that they oppose the draft of Senate online gambling…
National Governors Association Opposes Reid/Kyl Bill

In a letter on Thursday, the National Governors Association (NGA) informed House and Senate leaders that they oppose…


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