July 23, 2010

Poker Bill for US Congress Gets the Mark Up

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Yes - that's right. Barney Frank is at it again trying to get the poker bill for the US at least looked at and marked up. What's a mark up? It's when the sponsors of a bill add to it and subtract from it in hopes the bill will get passed or even looked.

After a few months of inactivity regarding United States legislation that would legalize and regulate online poker, a flurry of action continued today when another Congressional committee session on the subject was scheduled for Tuesday.

On Tuesday morning, the House Committee on Financial Services will mark up H.R. 2267, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act, a bill introduced by the commitee’s chairman, Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA)

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Posted by Jay Brewer at July 23, 2010 7:28 AM
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