• Barney Frank Gets Another CO-SPONSOR For The IGREA

    11 September 2007


    Barney Frank continues to get more political co-sponsors for the IGREA (Internet Regulation and Enforcement Act).

    Democrat C. Scott from Virginia signed to give his support to the latest Frank bill, that seeks to legalize and regulate online gambling in the U.S.

    Scott who servers on the Committees for the Budget, Education and Labor, and the Judiciary, also serves on: Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, Early childhood, Elementary and Secondary education, Higher education, Lifelong learning and Competitiveness, and Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.

    Scott brings the list of co-sponsors for Barney Frank’s bill to a total of 36, which is making progress from the origin.

    Congressman Scott is serving his 8th term as a representative for Virginia. He is also on record as voting against the UIGEA (Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act) last year, when it was rushed through the House of Representatives under questionable circumstances, which was attached to a completely unrelated port security bill.

    New York Democrat Congressman Eliot Engel is the latest to sign a similar bill, which is Congressman Robert Wexler’s bill, the SKPA (Skill Game Protection Act), which seeks to classify and legalize poker as a game of skill. Engel also refused to be stampeded into voting for the UIGEA last October. He is among 11 Congressman who support Wexler.

    Engel serves on three subcommittees for Foreign Affairs, a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, as well as the influential Telecommunications and Internet subcommittee under the Energy and Commerce Committee.

    Watch here for the latest news on Barney Frank as well as UIGEA and iMEGA.

    Related News

    • 18 November 2019

      Kalamba Games Drops Western Retro-futurist Adventure Big Bounty Bill

      Game developer, Kalamba Games, is asking players to join Big Bounty Bill on a journey to the Badlands in a quest to apprehend a gallery of villains and reel in some big prizes in a totally original retro-futurist adventure. The intense pursuit through this original take on the Wild West is packed with trademark features from this developer that let punters play the game their own way.

      Read full article
    • 14 August 2019

      Global iGaming Market Value to Increase to $94.4 Billion by 2024

      The Global iGaming industry is very large and very profitable. All around the world, people are betting on sports events, horse races, and enjoying casino games or interactive video slots. The industry seems unstoppable, but exactly what is driving this growth and how will it all look like in the future? Now, a new market report by Zion Market Research answers these questions and reveals some surprising statistics about the industry and the factors at play in its growth. Massive Growth

      Read full article
    • 20 February 2019

      Microgaming Breaks €1 Billion Total Paid in Progressive Jackpots

      It's no secret that Microgaming has the most popular network of progressive online slots in the world. Their flagship progressive Mega Moolah currently holds the world record for the largest win online (which it achieved by breaking its own record, again), and they have plenty of titles that pay out a minimum of €1 million for the top jackpot prize. However, their network as a whole has achieved a big milestone by having paid out over €1 billion in total winnings.

      Read full article