« Phil Hellmuth is the Chip Leader; J.C. Tran is WPT POY | Main | This Guy Named Paul Lee Now Leads WPT World Championship »

Barney Frank to Introduce "Blanket Repeal" of the UIGEA Tomorrow

Barney_frankEarlier today, Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) announced that he would hold a press conference tomorrow at 10am ET morning to discuss his proposed legislation to repeal the UIGEA, or what he refers to as "a great mistake."

"Why anyone thinks it is any of my business why some adult wants to gamble is absolutely beyond me," said the House Financial Services Committee Chairman. "I spend a lot of my time trying to protect people from other people who are going to treat them unfairly. I have no energy left for protecting people from themselves."

"This is about freedom," Frank said today. "I'm not just concerned with poker. What's next? Mahjong?"

While Mahjong-related crimes and the tile-eyed degenerates who perpetrate it are no laughing matter, we understand the sentiment and applaud his efforts.

According to Politico.com, Frank "does not plan to actively sell this bill on the Hill after he introduces it; instead, he will wait to see if outside groups can do that for him."

"I'm going to let the voters do this one," said Frank.

For a complete analysis of the "long odds" Frank, and all of us, face in repealing the UIGEA, head over to Politico.com.

For Kelly Brook's new spread in RALPH magazine, take your pants down here.

Thanks to our favorite poker dealer Jimmy J. for the tip earlier today, which we weren't able to get to until now because nappy time went extra long today.

Bookmark and Share


TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d834515b6669e200d83472d60e53ef

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Barney Frank to Introduce "Blanket Repeal" of the UIGEA Tomorrow:

Comments

J Davis

I sincerely hope MR. Frank is successful in his endeavor. Given the fact that it is an election year in the US

J Davis
http://www.bingohouse.com

J Davis

I sincerely hope MR. Frank is successful in his endeavor. Given the fact that it is an election year in the US

J Davis
http://www.bingohouse.com

The comments to this entry are closed.

WCP on Twitter

Girls on the Rail at 2008 WSOP

  • NEW PHOTOS ADDED DAILY


    Our photog at the 2008 WSOP is having a hard time focusing his lens on the pros at the table. We like him for that. Check out girls on the rail here.

Wicked Chops © 2005 - 2008

Protect Your Online Identity

Poker Camp

RawVegas.tv


  • For what's happening in Vegas now, go here.

Advertisements

  • We're kind of digging the snorgtees girls. You should buy their shirts. Check 'em out.

Poker School

Wicked Chops Poker Awards


  • Click here to see which poker players, online sites and hotties we "honored" this year.

The Word on Wicked Chops Poker

  • "Wicked Chops Poker are nobodies, the site is garbage."
    - Anna Benson
  • "A sophisticated and creative blog that pokes rambunctious, irreverent and most of all sexy fun at the game of poker and everyone who is connected with it."
    - PokerMagazine.com
  • "You've made me so angry I wish I could reach into my screen and just pound your scummy worthless head in!!"
    - a Nickelback fan
  • "If you ask me, you should just go straight to Wicked Chops Poker instead. These guys are awesome."
    - Kajagugu Poker
  • "...el blog más irreverente de la blogocosa norteamericana..."
    - Poquer Red
  • "Wicked Chops is wickedly funny. And wickedly irreverent. And posts a lot of photos of wickedly attractive women. If that ain't poker, what is?"
    - TypePad

  • Hear what Jamie Gold has to say about WCP here
  • "If Jamie Gold’s a dickhead; Wicked Chops has to be a medusa head full of dicks."
    - Pokerdog.org


  •  
  • Find online poker reviews, news and strategies with bestpoker sites bonuses like party poker bonus code. Also visit for great slots and us poker sites and usa poker reviews.

Categories

Busted Tees