Posts Tagged ‘internet’

Why the Kyl Bill Is Bad Policy. Part 2

Monday, May 21st, 2012

No logical public policy reasons exist for exempting these two industries but not other forms of legal gambling such as casinos. The Kyl Bill has essentially become the Interactive Gambling Promotion Act, except that it simply favors certain gaming industry segments over other industry segments. Somehow, the original policy behind the bill was lost in politics. (more…)

Why the Kyl Bill Is Bad Policy. Part 1

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Senator Jon Kyl (R-Arizona), the chief sponsor of the Internet Gambling Prohibition Act, has taken the position that permitting Internet gambling is bad public policy. This position is defensible. A strong argument can be made that in-home gambling presents greater policy concerns than traditional gambling. (more…)