Thursday, November 17, 2011

Congress Holds Online Gaming, Poker Hearings Thursday, Friday

Michael Jones : November 16th, 2011

Congress will hold a pair of hearings this week on online poker and gaming, as efforts continue to attempt to regulate the industry in the United States.

On Thursday, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a hearing called ?The Future of Internet Gaming: What?s at Stake for Tribes?? The hearing is scheduled for 2:15 p.m. Eastern. A webcast of the hearing is supposed to be available, according to the committee website.

The Poker Players Alliance will be represented at the hearing by chairman Alfonse D?Amato, who is a former senator, and executive director John Pappas. Here is the witness list for the hearing:

Mr. Larry S. Roberts
General Counsel
National Indian Gaming Commission, Washington, DC

The Honorable Bruce Bozsum
The Mohegan Tribe, Uncasville, CT

The Honorable Glen Gobin
Vice Chairman
Tulalip Tribes, Tulalip, WA

Mr. Ernie Stevens
National Indian Gaming Association, Washington, DC

Accompanied by Mr. Mark Van Norman
Senior Advisor
National Indian Gaming Association, Washington, DC

Mr. Alfonse D?Amato
Poker Players Alliance, Washington, DC

Accompanied by Mr. John Pappas
Executive Director
Poker Players Alliance, Washington, DC

Ms. Penny Coleman
Coleman Indian Law, Washington, DC

Mr. Grant W. Eve
CPA, CFE, Manager
Joseph Eve, Great Falls, MT

On Friday, there will be a hearing in front of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade. That hearing, a follow up to a hearing last month, is called ?Internet Gaming: Regulating in an Online World.? The hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. Eastern.

Two members of Congress who have been at the forefront of trying to pass legislation on online poker will testify: Barney Frank and John Campbell.

Here is the full witness list:
The Honorable Frank Wolf
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable John Campbell
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Barney Frank
U.S. House of Representatives

Mark Lipparelli
Nevada Gaming Control Board

Charles McIntyre
Executive Director
New Hampshire Lottery Commission

Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr.
President and CEO
American Gaming Association

Dr. Rachel A. Volberg
Senior Research Scientist
NORC at the University of Chicago

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