Internet Gambling Phone March on Capitol Hill Today a Success (Eye on Gambling, 09/12/06)
“I spent several hours today tracking the volume of phone calls to different Senators’ offices around the United States today and here is what I came up with.
In Virginia, at 3 PM EST, Senator Allen’s office told me I was the 26th person to call voicing my dissatisfaction over HR 4411 and my other Senator’s office, Senator Warner is reporting that perhaps two dozen people called to complain about the Internet gambling bill.
So, I got a little bit more daring and tried a bigger market, namely New York. I specifically asked for Hillary Clinton’s office. Before I could get a word out of my mouth, her spokesman asked, Are you from the Poker alliance, calling about the Internet Gambling Bill?…” (read more)