Archive for the ‘UIGEA’ Category

From Runnymede to CrAAKKers

April 20th, 2011 No comments

At Runnymede, at Runnymede,
What say the reeds at Runnymede?
The lissom reeds that give and take,
That bend so far, but never break,
They keep the sleepy Thames awake
With tales of John at Runnymede. Read more…

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April 17th, 2011 1 comment

No not Mork and Mindy.   Pay attention.  Nanu-nanu.  The online poker sites were hit with a law that didn’t exist in those times; they are supposed to be laundering money. Read more…

How did it happen?

April 16th, 2011 No comments

You may want to throw in a “DUH!” about now.  The Feds have been trying for a long time with mostly inept results.  Then the fellow handling a fellow traveler to the industry, allowed bail for the golden boy.  And things heated up. Read more…

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It is and isn’t the UIGEA

April 16th, 2011 5 comments

I wrote a letter to my senators.  I expect poor results and a really mediocre form letter in response.   It is the lip service that government uses instead of listening.  They all feel they know better than us so why listen to us. Read more…

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Play Money Game Anyone?

April 15th, 2011 No comments

I won’t call it overreacting but Black Friday is getting a lot of use.  I’ll let you wander the net.  No links needed.  You will trip over the posts, blogs, news sites and, of course, those lovable Fed who are working to save us all from ourselves.  Good luck with that. Read more…

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Politics and Poker

December 22nd, 2010 No comments

There have been some excellent blogs about all this. The views and overviews wax and wane in typical Washington manner. One who's stayed above this fray had an unrelated post but there he provided a biblical quote that seems appropriate here.

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On staying Bought

December 9th, 2010 No comments

Version 2 of the Reid bill backs off the penalties a bit. And, then he said it wasn't likely to get attached to a hot bill in this session. At the multinational casinos, they are finding that out he might not have stayed bought. Read more…

A Reid in the Wind

December 8th, 2010 No comments

Well, all politicians are reeds in the wind. They bend this way and that. They promise this and deliver that. Even those that brittle with longevity are immune, it seems, to breakage.  Read more…


December 6th, 2010 No comments

Well, I did a brief blog about the Reid Bill and now Bill Rini has fleshed that out nicely.  It is pretty rotten flesh he details. Read more…

I’m from the Government

December 3rd, 2010 No comments

And I am here to help. That's the point to rush out and buy the large jar of Vaseline. Our helper du jour is the Honorable Harry Reid – not my favorite boy scout. He's willing to help folks across the street but only wealthy contributors need apply. Read more…

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