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Gambling Media: US elections 2008 from a gambling perspective

Californians energized by unprecedented primary election
San Francisco Chronicle, USA
Propositions 94-97 are referendums that would repeal the gambling compacts with a no vote. Those measures have attracted by far the most spending of any of …

Gambling interests funded ad campaign
Louisville Courier-Journal, KY
Beshear said during the campaign that he would prefer that elections be held without the influence of 527 organizations, according to Cauley. …

Let’s make gambling an election issue
Covers, Canada
They dug up some old quotes from Obama where he expressed some pretty strongly negative opinions about gambling in general. From 2003. …

Democrats fail to confront Bush ‘crimes’
San Francisco Chronicle, USA
In addition, the ads in favor state that expanded gambling helps Indians help themselves and these four tribes would share revenues with other less …

Gambling and elections
Politics on the Hudson, NY
By the end of September, Clinton had collected $60000 from the gambling industry nationwide, more than any other Democratic candidate in the running. …

2008 US Elections Betting
Gambling911.com, FL
The 2004 US Presidential elections were the most bet on nonsporting event ever recorded with millions of dollars bet and some online gambling establishments …

Senate Republicans unveil road funding plan
Marshalltown Times Republican, IA
The Republican plan would take $90 million from the state’s gambling revenues to put in to the Road Use Tax Fund. It also would require any money remaining …

Former congressional assistant challenges Boland for state seat
Quad City Times, IA
While Boland has some reservations about gambling, he thinks using gaming revenues is a better option for providing education funding than raising income …

Commentary: Presidential primaries and caucuses
Helium, MA
Huckabee talked about being an opponent of gambling yet he was seen gambling in a casino in the Iowan city of Burlington. Huckabee went on a comic and …

National & New Jersey political news, local talk & election results
The Star-Ledger – NJ.com, NJ
(AP) — Gambling and prostitution are nothing here — Michelle Obama committed the real local sin by mispronouncing the name of the state. …

Online poker: Where do the candidates stand?
PokerListings.com
Though the candidate himself has made no statements during the campaign regarding online gambling, the Mormon Church is opposed to gambling in all forms. …

Presidential candidates, from a poker perspective
Niagara Falls Review, Canada
It has been almost two years since the passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. The legislation blocked financial institutions from …

Casino operator spends more than $1 million in Ky. governor race
Kentucky.com, KY
Yung also made a maximum $1000 campaign contribution to Beshear during the election campaign. He also contributed $10000 to help pay for Beshear’s inaugural …

Online Poker Players Could Swing Election in Favor of Hillary …
Gambling911.com, FL
Both Democratic contenders have expressed support of a study to determine whether regulating online gambling would be feasible in the US. …

Our Views: A busy year for elections
2TheAdvocate, LA
9 presidential primary election, coupled with the much-debated proposition in East Baton Rouge authorizing a third riverboat casino. …

Casino Operator Helps Governor Get Elected in Kentucky
Online Casino Advisory, Canada
William Yung is a well known casino operator around the United States. He is the head of Columbia Sussex, which owns and operates casinos in all areas of …

Will a Presidential Candidate’s Stance on Internet Gambling Sway …
Poker King
This is an important election in terms of Internet gambling in the United States. The UIGEA was snuck into the SAFE Port ACT, and instead the folding, …

Election 2008: Indian gaming and the candidates
Tahlequah Daily Press, OK
“The US Department of Justice, the NIGC, and the Indian gaming arm of the Bureau of Indian Affairs are all involved in a ‘discussion’ about whose …

2008 Election Endorsements
The Santa Barbara Independent, CA
If California is going to allow legalized gambling, we question the wisdom of assigning de facto monopolies to any outside interests. …

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