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S.1597 Internet Poker and Game of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Aug 06, 2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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    • Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.

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    • Interactive Gaming Council

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    • Poker Players Alliance

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    • Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative

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    • Morongo Band of Mission Indians

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    • online poker | Hot Trip News Outdoor information-trip imagine - December 27, 2010 by Hot Trip News Outdoor information-trip imagine - Federal regulation, such as House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank's HR 2267 and Senator Robert Menendez's S. 1597, would create a federal regulatory regime that preserves global competition, while applying technology to ...

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      As noted by Hot Trip News Outdoor information-trip imagine on December 27, 2010, "Federal regulation, such as House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank's HR 2267 and Senator Robert Menendez's S. 1597, would create a federal regulatory regime that preserves global competition, while applying technology to ..." (http://www.tripimagine.com/html/y2010/online-poker.html)
    • Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) iPoker Constituent Letter - December 12, 2010 by PocketFives - The Internet Poker and Game of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act (S.1597) would establish an Internet Gambling Licensing Program and create consumer protection requirements for the licensing of Internet betting ...

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      As noted by PocketFives on December 12, 2010, "The Internet Poker and Game of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act (S.1597) would establish an Internet Gambling Licensing Program and create consumer protection requirements for the licensing of Internet betting ..." (http://www.pocketfives.com/f8/senator-bill-nelson-d-fl-ipoker-constituent-letter-611610/)
    • Debbie Stabenow (Senator) reply on latest mailing « Poker Players ... - December 06, 2010 by Poker Players Alliance Forums » Recent Posts - As you may know, the Internet Poker and Game of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act (S.1597) was introduced by Senator Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) on August 6, 2009. This bill would make skill games including ...

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      As noted by Poker Players Alliance Forums » Recent Posts on December 06, 2010, "As you may know, the Internet Poker and Game of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act (S.1597) was introduced by Senator Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) on August 6, 2009. This bill would make skill games including ..." (http://theppa.org/forums/topic/840)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • The Senator Menendez bill is moving in the US Senate - August 14, 2009 by Examiner.com - On August 6th, US Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced S. 1597, the Internet Poker and Games of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement ...

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      As noted by Examiner.com on August 14, 2009, "On August 6th, US Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced S. 1597, the Internet Poker and Games of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement ..." (http://www.examiner.com/x-12351-Casino-Examiner~y2009m8d15-Senator-Menendez-get-his-bill-moving-in-the-US-Senate)
    • Seat at the Table - August 09, 2009 by BloodHorse - That's why yesterday's introduction of the Internet Poker and Games of Skill Regulation, Protection and Enforcement Act (S.1597) in the United States Senate ...

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      As noted by BloodHorse on August 09, 2009, "That's why yesterday's introduction of the Internet Poker and Games of Skill Regulation, Protection and Enforcement Act (S.1597) in the United States Senate ..." (http://cs.bloodhorse.com/blogs/ntra-alex-waldrop-straight-up/archive/2009/08/10/seat-at-the-table.aspx)
    • - August 08, 2009 by EOG.com - ... Menendez (D-NJ) introduced the Internet Poker and Games of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act of 2009, otherwise known as S.1597. ...

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      As noted by EOG.com on August 08, 2009, "... Menendez (D-NJ) introduced the Internet Poker and Games of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act of 2009, otherwise known as S.1597. ..." (http://www.eog.com/news/index.aspx?id=44910)
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