If this is true, then Frist deserves a medal.
If Frist deserves a medal it would be for being an anti-freedom, anti-American, pro-nanny state, pandering Senator.
The Founders of this Country, who saw nothing wrong with funding the Revolution with gambling proceeds, would be disgusted, as I am.
Unless it's in answer to unfair practices initiated on the other side, it's more likely that protectionist policies will ultimately be more damaging than they are helpful in the long term.
Everyone knows land based casinos in America are losing money to the popular online casinos so they got the Frist legislation passed to ban online gambling in the US.
This "fact" couldn't be more wrong.
Nevada casinos have been on an overall growth curve for years and July '06 saw revenues up sharply in a typically slow month. Nevada casinos do not support banning online gaming legislation and should be given credit for successfully lobbying the Leach anti-Internet gambling bill into an early death.