Casinos Chip in on Bill to Ban Online Gaming
The Restoration of America’s Wire Act, which would ban online gaming, has inspired a flood of spending from groups on either side. Meanwhile, loosened restrictions on political spending since McCutcheon have allowed party contributions to swell, particularly those from one influential casino billionaire.
IMAGE: Billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson, who is fighting to ban online gaming, has already exceeded political spending limits that were in place before April’s Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. FEC. (Flickr/העין השביעית the7eye.org.il)