More on the Barton Bill

In my opinion, the Barton Bill leaves a lot to be desired in terms of regulating online gaming in the US, but I support it for one simple reason - it's a step in the right direction. Having laws that are consistent and make logical sense should be a goal of any society. Laws that aren't logically congruent create confusion and unpredictability. For example, if you know that it is illegal in most situations to punch Read More

My Thoughts on the Barton Bill

I think an online gaming bill will pass in the near future (1-2 years). If Representative Barton's bill passes, it will likely do so only after a significant amount of negotiation and concessions. I have concerns, however, that players and operators aren't going to like whatever new online gambling laws are passed in the US - at least not at first. First of all, while I expect new laws to permit US persons to play Read More