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Caroline M. Gallay
 

$2.5 Million Spent Lobbying U.S. I-Gaming Policy in Fourth Quarter (Continued)

20 April 2009

UC Group | $215,000 (estimated)

UC Group paid $40,000 to APCO Worldwide Inc for:

    “HR 2046, Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act; HR 2607, Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act”
$100,000 to Downey McGrath Group, Inc. for:
    “Licensing and regulation of Internet gambling; HR 2607, Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act of 2007; HR 2046, Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act of 2007; HR 5523, Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act of 2008; HR 5767, Prohibits US Treasury and Federal Reserve from writing or implementing regulations as prescribed by UIGEA; HR 2140, Internet Gambling Study Act -- calls for 12 month study to review Internet gambling; HR 2610, calls for certain games, poker included, to be legally defined as games of skill; HR 6870, Payment System Protection Act of 2008”
Less than $5,000 to Hyde Park Communications for:
    “Regulation of Internet gambling, all legislative proposals and Treasury” rulemaking”
And $70,000 to US Strategies for:
    “Regulation of illegal Internet gaming, safeguards, consumer protection; HR 5767, prohibit implementation of any regulation under subchapter IV of chapter 53 of title 31 US Code; HR 2046, Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act; HR 2607, Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act; HR 5523, Internet Gambling and Tax Enforcement Act of 2008; HR 6870, Payment System Protection Act of 2008; S 3616, Skill Game Licensing and Control Act”
Visa USA, Inc. | $66,667 (estimated)

Visa USA, Inc. paid $200,000 to Timmons and Company, Inc for lobbying efforts across three broad issues, including:

    “HR 2046, Internet Gambling Regulation and Enforcement Act of 2007”
$2.5 Million Spent Lobbying U.S. I-Gaming Policy in Fourth Quarter (Continued) is republished from iGamingNews.com.
Caroline M. Gallay
Caroline M. Gallay