Warren Champions Indian Gaming Bill Tied to Special Interests

Legislation would expedite Native American casino project backed by Malaysian conglomerate with deep pockets

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.

Elizabeth Warren’s Indian Casino Bill Would Bail Out Malaysian Gambling Giant

Malaysian company at risk of losing close to $300M is lobbying Senate on Massachusetts casino

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.

Football vs. Fútbol: Which Is in Bigger Trouble?

The NFL has a long term problem on its hands: brain research is making it increasingly clear that playing football stands a good chance of doing damage to your noggin. It's not just the massively violent hits that knock people out and lay them up in the hospital, it's also the accumulation of smaller hits, endured on the field during games and practices.

The Lotto Lobby

Lottery directors descend on Congress to oppose online gambling bill

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.

Tierney’s Family Gamble

Rep. John Tierney (D., Mass.) is facing allegations that he knew about the illegal Internet gambling ring run by his wife, Patrice, and his brother-in-law, Robert Eremian, and that Tierney’s family ties may have influenced his vote against the 2006 Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act.