RecentPoker RecentPoker.com
Home Page RecentPoker.com Online Poker Rooms Casino Bonus Online Casinos Casino News Gaming News gaming News Gambling Articles World Series Of Poker No Deposit Bonus
Online Slots
        Gambling Affiliates     |     Gambling Guide     |    Slot Tournaments Finder     |     Poker Pros    |     Recentpoker Twitter
   
Online Casino
Biggest Casino Bonuses
SlotsLv
$22 No Deposit Bonus
SlotsLV no deposit
Betonline Casino
$900 Signup Bonus
Betonline Bonus Code
Bovada Casino (Bodog USA)
$3000 Signup Bonus
Bovada Bonus Code
SlotsPlus Casino
$7000 SignUp Bonus
SlotsPlus First deposit bonus
ManhattanSlots
$767 x2 Signup Bonus
ManhattanSlots
Biggest Poker Bonuses
Bovada Poker (Bodog USA)
$1000 Sign Up Bonus
bovada poker bonus code
888Poker
$88 No Deposit Bonus
888 Poker no deposit bonus
Party Poker
$500 Sign Up Bonus
PartyPoker no deposit bonus
BetOnline Poker
$900 Sign Up Bonus
Betonline Poker bonus code
USA No Deposit Bonus

No Deposit Bonus : SlotsLv casino currently is offering everyone a $22 no deposit bonus. New Players Only. Fully Cashable. USA and Canadian Players are welcome. Please see our SlotsLv review page for the no deposit bonus info. SlotsLv Review

Best USA Casino Bonus

Big Casino Bonus : All USA Players Welcome: Bovada Casino the #1 USA Online Casino offering all new signups a $3000 table game and slots bonus + weekly cash back. All new accounts qualify thru our link. No codes needed. For full bonus information please see our Bovada Bonus review.

 

Bovada Casino Bonus Code

 
High Noon Casino no deposit bonus

CONGRESSIONAL HEARING ON INTERNET POKER

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 :  Giving the politicians something to chew on
 
Friday's second hearing on internet poker legalisation by the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade was held on schedule, with a range of for and against testimony being presented by an impressive list of witnesses.
 
Rep. Frank Wolf, a Virginia Republican was heard first, warning that legalising online poker was not a cure-all for revenue raising, and pointing to research that claimed that the social costs of gambling in terms of addiction outweigh revenue gains by a margin of 3:1.
 
Wolf talked about Las Vegas suicide rates and the alleged addictive potential of internet gambling, rather dramatically cautioning the committee that Congress would rue the day that internet gaming legislation passed.
 
Fellow Republican Joe Barton from Texas, who has introduced a legalisation bill into this session of Congress, emphasised that his intention was solely the federal legalisation of online poker and gave individual states the right to opt out, whilst making provision for well-established safeguards to be required of operators.
 
The former chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Democrat representative from Massachusetts, Barney Frank spoke out strongly for legalisation, pointing out to the committee that government is not in the business of dictating to citizens how they spend their private leisure time and resources. He was especially shocked by attempts to restrict the freedom of use of the Internet, he said.
 
Frank has authored several attempts to legalise online gambling at federal level in order to better protect the US player, but admitted to the committee that if legalised poker was as far as the committee was prepared to go, he would support that.
 
Frank was joined in supporting legalisation by the Republican Representative from California John Campbell, who also gave testimony on the positive aspects of legalising online gambling such as player protection and the raising of tax revenues.
 
Land gambling regulator Mark Lipparelli, who chairs the Nevada Gaming Control Board, spoke about the state's preparations for federally legalised poker, emphasising the precautions against underage or problem gamblers and measures to exclude criminal activity. Lipparelli stressed the importance of regulatory harmony among the various states exercising their right to control regional poker if the game was legalised at federal level.
 
Answering one the committee's concerns “can internet gaming effectively be controlled?” Lipparelli outlined the technological capabilities of online software and services to track and record information at transaction level, making it possible for regulators to effectively impose "robust" standards and requirements on operators. He recommended a combination of regulatory control, probity and software testing, compliance programmes and well considered and sensible regulations.
 
The chief executive of the influential trade body the American Gaming Association, Frank Fahrenkopf, appeared to favour the Barton approach to legalising online poker rather than the broader attempt by Rep. Frank to legalise online gambling in general, but stressed that at this point the Association does not yet endorse any particular proposal.
 
He said that the AGA policy is that states' rights must be respected, empowering each state to make its own decision to opt in or out of federally legislated and legalised online poker.
 
Fahrenkopf said the AGA had three priorities regarding internet gambling:
 
* It must not create competitive advantages or disadvantages between and among legal commercial casinos.
 
* Native American casinos and state lotteries were concerned that no form of gambling which is currently legal should be made illegal.
 
* The legislation must respect fundamental states’ rights in an appropriate manner.
 
Fahrenkopf clashed politely with a responsible gaming expert, Dr. Rachel Volberg from the University of Chicago, claiming that only 1 percent of gamblers become pathological, a statistic that has remained largely constant over long periods of time despite the expansion of the land gambling industry in the United States.
 
This "contradicts the belief that internet gambling breeds excessive problematic gaming behaviour,” he said.
 
Dr. Volberg made the rather startling claim (and one that is out of kilter with extensive studies in Europe) that Internet gambling makes players substantially more likely to develop addictive disorders; she recommended that if online poker was to be legalised, there should be provision for a fund of around $50 million to be reserved for problem gambling research.
 
Charlie McIntyre, the chief of the New Hampshire Lottery Commission was concerned about the competitive potential of internet gambling and its impact on lottery revenues, and reprised the view of other witnesses that the states should retain the right of choice.
 
The hearing ended without a vote, but chairperson Rep. Mary Bono Mack said that she looked forward to working with the various witnesses should the Barton proposal move forward in Congress. She appeared satisfied, having called for a second hearing to develop more information following the initial presentations to her committee in October

USA Online Gamblers. The Best Online Casino with the fastest payouts and highest bonus. Get your Exclusive Bovada Bonus Code now. Up to $4250 in free sign up bonuses. Dont miss out on this limited time special offer.Online Poker, Online Casino and Online SPorts betting all included in this exclusive Bovada Bonus.



Gambling News :

2017 Super High Roller Bowl Schedule - Poker Central, POKER PROductions and the Aria Resort & Casino have released details on the 2017 Super High Roller Bowl taking place 28-31 May.

Super Multitimes Progressive HD Slot - This 3-row, 5-reel slot features Multipliers, Wilds, Free Spins and four Progressive Jackpot levels offering increasing wins to heighten player engagement.

2017 Aussie Milliona Updates Events 2,3,4 - Taiwan's James Chen bested Australian Rainer Quel heads up to win the first championship ring of the series in which he defeated a field of 48 players in Event 2: $2,500 H.O.R.S.E. earning the top prize of AUD$39,700.

Juventus name VWin as Partner - “We are very satisfied with this new regional partnership that confirms Juventus’ global growth in high potential markets such as this one,” Giorgio Ricci, co-chief revenue officer & head of global partnerships and global revenue for Juventus said.

Luckia Group 2016 Results - The group reports record turnover of Euro 269.66 million, up 12 percent over full year 2015 with EBITDA standing at Euro 44 million, a 26 percent increase over the previous year.

Fire Rooster Slot Launches - This 5-reel, graphic-rich slot is based on the Chinese legend, The Rooster’s Lament, in which the Jade Emperor chooses specific animals to represent the months of the year.

n2-Live Updates - The company promises new features designed to enhance the playing experience that “further distance our gaming solutions from the ‘me too’ products currently available in the market place.”

Betfred FY 2016 - Betfred has seemingly reversed its fortunes with a strong 2016 delivering a GBP 28,438,000 operating profit as opposed to the GBP 77,312,000 loss in fiscal year 2015.

BetConstruct has joined the National Council on Problem Gambling - BetConstruct has joined the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) saying it feels a duty to support an organization that strives to keep gaming fun and safe for all.

Cherry CEO Fredrik Burvall Steps down - Anders Holmgren, currently a board member of Cherry AB and one of the founders of Betsson where he also held the role of chief executive officer of Betsson Malta

  Top 6 Poker Sites - Editor’s Pick
Poker Room
Info
Code
Bonus
Bovada Poker
1349384
$1000
BetOnLine Poker
None Needed
$900
ACR
None Needed
$1000
Fulltilt Poker Bonus Code Fulltilt Poker
None Needed
$10 ND
888 pacific poker 888Poker
None Needed
$400
PartyPoker PartyPoker
500free
$500
  Top 6 Casino Sites - Editor’s Pick
Casino
Info
Code
Bonus
SlotsPlus Casino
Claim20
$20 ND
Bovada Casino
1349384
$3000
MapleCasino Bonus Code MapleCasino
None Needed
Free Spins
SlotsLV
Slots22
$22 ND
Buzzluck Casino
Buzzluck
$868
SlotLand
FREE33RCNT
$33 Nd

Casino No Deposit Bonus Copyright © 2004-2016 | Recentpoker.com | All Rights Reserved. Copyscape Protected No Deposit Bonus Codes
Recentpoker.com

Please Note : Gambing might not be legal in your area. We bring you www.recentpoker.com as an information and gambling news site only. We hope that you find all the information and gambling news found in www.recentpoker.com to your liking. Please tell your friends about us and visit us again soon.

http://www.recentpoker.com