Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling to Announce Members on Press Conference Call

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Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling to Announce Members on Press Conference Call

Washington, D.C. The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling (CSIG) on Wednesday will announce that thirty-nine organizations — which collectively represent an estimated one million activists — are joining the fight to restore the long-standing ban on Internet gambling.  The news comes as debates over Internet gambling loom in Congress and in state legislatures throughout the country.

They represent a broad-based coalition that has come together to confront the many and varied threats posed by legalized Internet gambling.  Their planned activities include educating policymakers and spreading the word through social media.

WHO:               Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb, National Co-Chair, CSIG

Former New York Gov. George Pataki, National Co-Chair, CSIG

                              Former Sen. Blanche Lincoln, National Co-Chair, CSIG

Hon. Ken Blackwell, Chairman Emeritus, Ohio Faith and Freedom Coalition

Alfonso Aguilar, Exec. Director, Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, American Principles Project

WHAT:         Press conference call announcing CSIG members

WHEN:         Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern

Please RSVP to Dan Wilson at dwilson@mercuryllc.com

The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling’s mission is to restore the long-standing federal ban on Internet gambling. It will engage the public and policymakers on the threat posed by Internet gambling.

For more information or to arrange interviews with any of the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling National Co-Chairs, please contact Dan Wilson at dwilson@mercuryllc.com.

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