Five more sponsors for anti-UIGEA-Bill
July has been a good month for Congressman Barney Frank, Chairman of the influential House Financial Services Committee and author of Bill HR 2046 the Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act which proposes the regulation and taxation of Internet gambling in the United States instead of banning the pastime.
Related Gambling News:
- Gambling-initiative sponsors bet on eventual success
- IGREA has three more co-sponsors
- Anti-UIGEA bill has already attracted ten co-sponsors
- Betfair sponsors Kingmaker Day
- Chairman Frank’s Bill to Regulate Internet Gambling Reaches 50 Co-Sponsors
- The PGA Tour could lose more automotive sponsors
- Three more sponsors for online gambling regulation proposal
- Betfair sponsors snooker shoot-out
- Voltbet sponsors top S.A. rugby team
- JAXX sponsors top tier football team
- Bet3000 sponsors German soccer team
- PaddyPowerPoker.com Poker for the Homeless March Madness II Raises EUR20,000
Gambling casinos history:
- Although baccara has its origins in medieval Italy, it soon spread to France, where it was called "chemin de fer" (meaning railway, due to the action of the card box or shoe passing around the table on "tracks").
- Up to the 1960s, Nevada was plagued by teamster financing, hidden ownership, employment of individuals of questionable character and background, and the clear links to organized crime.
- The second oldest casino hotel resort on the Las Vegas Strip was the Last Frontier and it opened in October of 1942. It had 105 guestrooms and the property was made to look like an old western town. The first casino hotel resort opened just 18 months earlier and was called El Rancho.
- 1941: The Strip gets its first luxury hotel. El Rancho Vegas sets the trend for many of the themed resorts that sprout along the Strip in later years.
1942: The first wedding chapel, the Little Church of the West, opens on the Strip in the Last Frontier Hotel.