Headlines: Poker, Law, and Politics (07/18/07)

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articles:
City panel plays hold ’em with poker hall ban (Nashua Telegraph, 07/18/07)

Antigua attorney speaks out on landmark WTO case (The Register, 07/16/07)

Letter to the Editor: Online gaming (San Francisco Chronicle, 07/11/07)

media:
Dealing into the World Series of Poker (CNBC, 07/17/07)

excerpts:
City panel plays hold ’em with poker hall ban (Nashua Telegraph, 07/18/07)
“Business owners and leaders, landlords and officials from nonprofit organizations weighed in Tuesday night on a proposal to establish a poker hall downtown. An aldermanic committee held a public hearing on a proposal that would prohibit such a hall in sections of downtown. After hearing comments for two hours, the committee voted to hold the issue. The vote means it could be discussed by the committee at a later meeting.”

Antigua attorney speaks out on landmark WTO case (The Register, 07/16/07)
“With the recent news that the Conference of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has joined the EU, Japan, and India in supporting tiny Antigua in its WTO case against the US regarding the cross-border provision of gambling services, we thought the time was right to finish our interview with Mark Mendel, lead counsel for Antigua in this landmark trade case, that we began back at GIGSE in Montreal.”

Letter to the Editor: Online gaming (San Francisco Chronicle, 07/11/07)
“Editor — Your July 1 article, “Gambling … Gold Rush,” provided much-needed coverage of the online gaming legislation proposed by Rep. Barney Frank, yet did not fully inform your readers about all of the congressional efforts to license and regulate Internet poker in the United States. There are four bills before Congress which recognize the public policy need to regulate Internet gaming, not prohibit it.”

media:

Dealing into the World Series of Poker (CNBC, 07/17/07)
July 17: The explosion of internet gaming has led to a mass of entries. But action by Congress has hurt that growth. “On the Money’s” Darren Rovell reports.

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