Democratic representative Jamie Raskin (Md.), who last week suggested political impropriety was behind the Justice Department’s opinion that internet gambling is illegal, has taken thousands of dollars from lobbyists representing online gaming interests.
Democratic senator Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) is backing legislation that would heavily benefit a foreign gambling conglomerate and a string of special interests, despite pledging to end public corruption in Washington. Warren, a potential 2020 presidential contender, introduced the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Act in March of this year along with the rest of the Massachusetts congressional delegation. …
A bill by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) to allow a Native American tribe to continue a stalled Massachusetts casino project is being pushed by lobbyists for Malaysian gambling giant Genting, which invested close to $300 million in the project and risks losing it all.
The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Monday on the New Jersey case Christie v. NCAA to decide the future of sports gambling in America.
A newly surfaced video shows Donald Trump standing alongside mob-linked gambler Robert LiButti during a WrestleMania event in 1988 despite the Republican nominee’s repeated denials that he ever knew LiButti.
Former Mayor of South Pittsburg Mike Killian was charged by federal authorities with illegal gambling. Killian agreed to plead guilty to the charge and forfeit all the money and property seized in a raid, according to the Chattanoogan.
The heads of seven state lotteries arrived in Washington D.C. to meet with members of Congress and express their opposition to Sens. Harry Reid (D., Nev.) and Jon Kyl’s (R., Ariz.) online gambling bill.
Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D., Calif.) won between $1,001 and $15,000 in July of last year at the Del Mar Horse Racing Club, Open Secrets has revealed.