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National Poker Lobbying Day: May 24th!

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May 05, 2011 – Comments (1)

National Poker Lobbying Day, May 24th

On May 24th, 2011, the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) will be holding an emergency "fly-in" to Washington, D.C., to make the case for regulated online poker in the U.S. Approximately 30 of PPA's State Directors will meet with targeted lawmakers and ask them pass legislation to license and regulate online poker. 

We hope you can join this effort. We are asking our entire membership to meet with their congressional delegation on this day either in Washington, D.C., or in the state district offices for their federal lawmakers.

The PPA will be providing the tools and information you need to arrange and execute those meetings either in Washington D.C. or back home in your congressional delegations district offices. Please click here to find the contact information for your members of Congress, as well as instructions on how to request and successfully secure a meeting. 

We encourage every PPA member to meet with their members of Congress on May 24th and request that if you secure a meeting to please email the national office at dcflyin@theppa.org and let us know the details.

Please check our website regularly for updates, talking points and other information to help prepare for your meetings with your congressional delegation. 

Proud to play,

Senator Alfonse D’Amato
PPA Chairman

P.S. Your help in advocating for regulated online poker is greatly appreciated. Please contact your delegation today and request a meeting. 


The PPA wishes to keep its members better updated on the latest poker advocacy news by sending out select events and headlines every Tuesday and Friday.

Headlines:

Federal crackdown on Internet poker looks like a relic from the past - LA Times (04/29/2011)
Raise 'em - Buffalo News (05/01/2011)
US Attorney General Calls Online Poker Crackdown Appropriate But Doesn't Know ... - Forbes (blog) (05/03/2011)
Justice for Poker Entrepreneurs - TownHall (05/02/2011)
The Influence Industry: Poker lobby pushes for legalization in wake of indictments - Washington Post (05/04/2011)

Videos:
Congress Ready to Play Poker - CNN (04/29/2011)
Attorney General Holder Answering Questions During the Oversight Hearing - CSPAN (05/04/2011) [3 videos]


Read more news, click here
Receive PPA featured headlines on a daily basis, click here

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The Poker Players Alliance
Dedicated to Protecting America's Favorite Card Game

The Poker Players Alliance is a nonprofit membership organization comprised of poker players and enthusiasts from around the United States who have joined together to speak with one voice to promote the game and to protect poker players' rights. Visit us at theppa.org 

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#1) On May 05, 2011 at 10:37 PM, whereaminow (22.06) wrote:

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