Skip to comments.Joe Barton Introduces Online Poker Bill HR 2366
Posted on 09/03/2011 9:29:41 PM PDT by JosephMama
Its amazing how a persons media profile can change in just a year. Joe Barton has done a complete 180 in the eyes of many Americans, particularly poker players. If you remember, it was just 53 weeks ago the Texas Republican stood up at the congressional hearings investigating the BP oil spill and environmental disaster and Joe Barton apologized to British Petroleum for having to sit and answer for their destruction of the US Gulf Coast.
Fast forward to Friday and Joe Barton is riding high among the poker playing public after he released his Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection, and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2011 otherwise known as H.R. 2366. He will be at the World Series of Poker on Saturday to make the Shuffle up and Deal! announcement to kick off the days event.
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3 month old article?
I want my UB back!
Barton voted in 2006 to ban Internet poker.
I guess "many" is subjective here. I would bet that 95% of Americans don't know who Joe Barton is.
people should follow joe barton’s donations since 2006 when he believed something else. any online poker companies donated? while i believe it should be legal this is a screwed up way to make it so...
Oh great, another federal department!
How the heck does any of this crap have to do with the federal govt? They want to create a poker commission at the federal level? Good grief! And spare me the interstate commerce BS.