Restore the Wire Act

The Washington Examiner April 24, 2o17 By Jon Bruning Since 1961, all gambling involving interstate telecommunications, including online gambling, has been prohibited by the Wire Act, which was originally written to strike at a major funding source for the mob. When the Internet emerged, illegal offshore online casinos flourished by targeting young Americans. Congress responded […]

Attorney General Laxalt Supports Nevada Jobs

  Nevada Attorney General, Adam Laxalt, has announced he will sign on to a letter currently circulating among state Attorneys General that supports the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA). In doing so, he is making a public commitment to protect jobs in Nevada’s travel and tourism sector, the state’s largest industry. More than 330,000 […]

Rep. John Payne Puts Pennsylvania Kids at Risk

Pennsylvania families are at risk due to Representative John Payne working hard to legalize predatory online gambling in the state. These online gambling predators are targeting children and enticing them to gamble with “Disney-looking cartoon characters.” Seniors are also especially vulnerable to the promises of big money payouts. Make your voice heard and protect your […]

Family Groups Urge Congress to Reinstate Ban On Predatory Online Gambling

On Wednesday, October 28, at 9:00am, the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling (CSIG), hosted a press conference to discuss H.R. 707, Restoration of America’s Wire Act. Bill sponsor, Congressman Jason Chaffetz, House Values Action Team Chairman, Rep. Joe Pitts, and former Rep. J.C. Watts joined numerous national CSIG members and allies to talk about the […]

Coalition Launches Ad Campaign Against Predatory Online Gambling In Pennsylvania

Advertising Campaign Pushes Back Against Rep. John Payne’s Work To Legalize Predatory Internet Gambling The Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling launched a six-figure advertising campaign this week as a part of their continued fight against predatory online gambling in Pennsylvania. The new ads will be seen on broadcast and cable television and heard on radio […]

Internet Gambling Hurts Farmers

  Yesterday, a concerned citizen of East Hanover Township sent a letter to the Editor of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review expressing concern about the effect Internet gambling will have on Pennsylvania’s farmers. The letter is posted below and can also be read on the Pittsburgh Tribune Review. “Each year, Pennsylvania’s agriculture and horse racing industries […]