You are writing regarding

H.R.2267 Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act, 111th Congress

Contact Congress

1. Choose Your Position
2. Write Your Letter
3. Share Your Communication

OpenCongress Message Builder

OpenCongress Message Builder

Use the tools in this column to help craft your letter. Anytime your mouse highlights a section, click on it to add prepared text. You can edit any part of the message at left, and if you like, add your own stories and text to personalize your letter.

Official Bill Info

  • Latest Action: Nov 30, 2010 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 398.

    Clicking this will add the following text:

    I know the most recent action for this bill is as follows: "Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 398." on Nov 30, 2010
  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Financial Services

    Clicking this will add the following text:

    This bill has been assigned to the House Committee on Financial Services committee.
  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce

    Clicking this will add the following text:

    This bill has been assigned to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce committee.
  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary

    Clicking this will add the following text:

    This bill has been assigned to the House Committee on the Judiciary committee.
  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

    Clicking this will add the following text:

    This bill has been assigned to the House Committee on the Judiciary - Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations committee.
  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade

    Clicking this will add the following text:

    This bill has been assigned to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade committee.

Bill Statistics on OpenCongress

  • 87% of users support H.R.2267

    Clicking this will add the following text:

    87% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, support H.R.2267.
  • H.R.2267 has been viewed 28,205 times

    Clicking this will add the following text:

    H.R.2267 has been viewed 28,205 times on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource.
  • Contribution Data

    Enter your street address above, and relevant campaign contribution data for your elected officials will appear here in seconds for you to use in your letter.

    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • Requires operators of Internet gambling facilities to obtain licenses through the Internet Gambling Licensing Program, administered by the Secretary of the Treasury.

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: Requires operators of Internet gambling facilities to obtain licenses through the Internet Gambling Licensing Program, administered by the Secretary of the Treasury.

    Supporting Organizations

    • Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. supports H.R.2267
    • Interactive Gaming Council

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Interactive Gaming Council supports H.R.2267
    • Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative supports H.R.2267
    • UC Group LTD

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization UC Group LTD supports H.R.2267
    • Poker Players Alliance

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Poker Players Alliance supports H.R.2267
    • Open Poker USA

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Open Poker USA supports H.R.2267
    • Independent Community Bankers of America

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Independent Community Bankers of America supports H.R.2267
    • Youbet.com Inc.

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Youbet.com Inc. supports H.R.2267

    Opposing Organizations

    • Christian Coalition of America

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Christian Coalition of America opposes H.R.2267
    • Morongo Band of Mission Indians

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      I know that the organization Morongo Band of Mission Indians opposes H.R.2267

    Most-commented sections of the bill text

    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On June 08, 2009, by jml6m - We need to start the process of legalizing gambling in the U.S.! Not only will it bring in more revenue, we should also eliminate government control over a person's personal life!

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by jml6m, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 08, 2009, "We need to start the process of legalizing gambling in the U.S.! Not only will it bring in more revenue, we should also eliminate government control over a person's personal life!"
    • On June 17, 2009, by fearlessmoneymaker - lets get it done. not only do we need to keep the cash in the US but we need to help the Gov improve it self with our money.

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by fearlessmoneymaker, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 17, 2009, "lets get it done. not only do we need to keep the cash in the US but we need to help the Gov improve it self with our money."
    • On June 15, 2009, by NateDaniels - This legislation is a win on both sides of the isle. If you are a republican, this speaks to personal liberty and responsibility. If you are a democrat, this provides much needed tax revenue to fund government initiatives.

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by NateDaniels, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 15, 2009, "This legislation is a win on both sides of the isle. If you are a republican, this speaks to personal liberty and responsibility. If you are a democrat, this provides much needed tax revenue to fund government initiatives. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Gambling Law Expert Nelson Rose Comments on Online Poker Seizure - December 30, 2010 by Poker News - HR 2267 is supported by major industry companies like Harrah's and YouBet.com. The measure is up to 30 co-sponsors, including four that signed on late last week: Steve Driehaus (D-OH), Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), Steve Israel (D-NY), ...

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by Poker News on December 30, 2010, "HR 2267 is supported by major industry companies like Harrah's and YouBet.com. The measure is up to 30 co-sponsors, including four that signed on late last week: Steve Driehaus (D-OH), Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), Steve Israel (D-NY), ..." (http://www.betpokernews.com/gambling-law-expert-nelson-rose-comments-on-online-poker-seizure-3230/)
    • Top Online Poker Stories That Concerned Affiliates in 2010 - December 30, 2010 by Correct Poker - Strategy News Reviews Rakeback... - HR 2267 passed the House Financial Services Committee in July by a vote of 41-22, an impressive victory from many of the same representatives who four years earlier voted on a more aggressive version of UIGEA. ...

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by Correct Poker - Strategy News Reviews Rakeback... on December 30, 2010, "HR 2267 passed the House Financial Services Committee in July by a vote of 41-22, an impressive victory from many of the same representatives who four years earlier voted on a more aggressive version of UIGEA. ..." (http://www.correctpoker.com/news/top-online-poker-stories-that-concerned-affiliates-in-2010/)
    • Cheers and Jeers for Online gaming in 2010 | Off Shore Gaming ... - December 30, 2010 by Off Shore Gaming Association - 1) Barney Frank: The Massachusetts representative pushed very hard to get the UIGEA repealed and made solid headway with HR 2267 – The Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act. Frank managed to get 69 ...

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by Off Shore Gaming Association on December 30, 2010, "1) Barney Frank: The Massachusetts representative pushed very hard to get the UIGEA repealed and made solid headway with HR 2267 – The Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act. Frank managed to get 69 ..." (http://www.osga.com/wordpress/offshore-insiders/cheers-and-jeers-for-online-gaming-in-2010.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • SENATOR RAYMOND LESNIAK TALKS LEGALIZED ONLINE GAMBLING IN NEW JERSEY - November 23, 2010 by Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey - JENNY: Jumping over to HR 2267, Barney Frank's bill. How will legalized online gambling on the state level coincide with legalized online gambling at the ...

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey on November 23, 2010, " JENNY: Jumping over to HR 2267, Barney Frank's bill. How will legalized online gambling on the state level coincide with legalized online gambling at the ... " (http://sboanj.com/index.asp?Key=1843)
    • Congress considers online gambling legislation - November 21, 2010 by Lexology (registration) - 4 In July 2010, the House Financial Services Committee approved HR 2267, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act, ...

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by Lexology (registration) on November 21, 2010, " 4 In July 2010, the House Financial Services Committee approved HR 2267, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act, ... " (http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=19ac342e-2c43-4879-92f3-c640aff5e85c)
    • The State of Online Gambling - November 17, 2010 by Motley Fool - has sponsored HR 2267, which would legalize, regulate, and tax online poker at the federal level. The legislation has worked its way through committee just ...

      Clicking this will add the following text:

      As noted by Motley Fool on November 17, 2010, " has sponsored HR 2267, which would legalize, regulate, and tax online poker at the federal level. The legislation has worked its way through committee just ... " (http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2010/11/18/the-state-of-online-gambling.aspx)
    Enter your street address at right to find your members of Congress. You must have JavaScript enabled.
    A Letter to Congress from a constituent via OpenCongress.org

    After sending, this letter will be viewable to:

    Characters Remaining:  
    • Click "Send Message" above to complete delivery of this email. (If you don't already have a free "My OpenCongress" account, we'll make one for you now.)
    • Congressional offices require all address information in the form above be completed in order to deliver your email.
    • OpenCongress does not share your address information with any outside parties for any reason.

    OpenCongress is the only not-for-profit website that enables you to write all three of your members of Congress at once.

    OpenCongress is the only website that gives this information back to the public commons, enabling you to find other constituents near you who are tracking the same bills and issues.