Archive for the ‘Slots Of Vegas Casino’ Category

Poker Players Alliance Unveils Political ‘Jokers’ List

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

Poker Players Alliance Unveils Political ‘Jokers’ List

South Carolina’s Senator Lindsey Graham is one of the most prominent ‘jokers’ on the PPA’s target list of anti-online gambling proponents.

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has generated a list of 22 politicians that the business is referring to as ‘jokers,’ highlighting lawmakers who are up for election in November and whom also oppose Internet poker. The people on the list consist of applicants for the Senate, House of Representatives and gubernatorial positions, and feature both Republicans and Democrats who have compared online gambling.

‘Over the past year, these ‘jokers’ have advocated for federal and/or state prohibitions for Internet poker. Some have actually even sought to criminalize those who play,’ the PPA’s statement states. ‘We hope you takes the time to get hold of these lawmakers before Election Day and let your voice be heard. It’s the perfect time to take the ‘jokers’ out of the deck!’

Most on List Are Most Likely to Win Elections

Most targets are anticipated to cruise to reelection victories this year. Those include big names, such as Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), who sponsored bills favored by Sheldon Adelson which would redefine the Wire Act to ban most forms of on line gambling.

Perhaps the most name that is vulnerable the list is that of Rick Scott, the Republican governor of Florida. He could be locked in a really tight battle with previous (more…)