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  • Jack Evans, chair of the D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue, listens to tesitmony during a public oversight hearing Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 on the matter of i-Gaming. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    iGaming repeal to go before full D.C. Council

    D.C. Council member Jack Evans has wasted no time in requesting the full council weigh in on the repeal of the District's controversial online gambling program.


  • The D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue voted to repeal authority for online gambling in the District, Washington, DC, Wednesday, February 1, 2012. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

    D.C. Council committee votes to repeal online gambling

    A D.C. Council committee finally showed its cards in the tortured bid for Internet poker and other games through the city's lottery system — and it's game over.


  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Developer considers financing Gray recall effort; Renewed gay-marriage debate begins in Annapolis; Jack Johnson yet to enter prison; Evans schedules meeting on D.C. online gambling; Cuccinelli announced rat-relocation summit; Victims identified in police chase; Gary wants probe of ill-fated housing deal.


  • As D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announces the results of the city's 2011 audit during a press conference at the Wilson Building in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown, left,  and Natwar M. Gandhi, chief financial officer of the District, sit behind a chart showing the history of the District's surplus and bond rating. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Audit shows D.C. with $240M windfall

    An audit of the District's finances shows a windfall of about $240 million in savings, a financial boon that will prompt debate on how much should be stowed away to impress Wall Street or committed to tax relief and services for city residents.


  • D.C. Council member Jack Evans, Ward 2 Democrat, has scheduled a committee mark-up of a bill that would repeal authority for iGaming.

    D.C. Council committee to consider iGaming repeal

    A D.C. Council member with oversight of city finances has scheduled a Wednesday hearing that will allow lawmakers to weigh in, for the first time, on a bill to repeal the city's controversial online gambling program.


  • Jack Evans, chair of the D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue, listens to tesitmony during a public oversight hearing Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 on the matter of i-Gaming. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    D.C. online gambling odds get longer

    Odds are slim that the District's first-in-the-nation bid to launch online gambling through the D.C. Lottery will go forward without further review, D.C. Council members say.


  • PLAYERS: Emmanuel S. Bailey formed a company that would get the lucrative D.C. Lottery contract. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    D.C. Council's online gambling hearing lacks some key players

    D.C. Council member Jack Evans' self-described "catch-up after the fact" hearing to evaluate the D.C.'s first-in-the-nation online gambling proposal was as notable for what did not happen Thursday as for what did.


  • Chief Financial Officer Natwar M. Gandhi told the D.C. Council on Thursday that no laws were broken during the process to receive bids on a gaming contract with the city. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    D.C. Council faulted on Internet gambling

    The D.C. inspector general testified Thursday that the city's lottery contract should have been rebid because the D.C. Council could not have known that first-in-the-nation Internet gambling was in the cards when it approved the deal with Greek company Intralot in 2009.


  • Two stabbed outside Northwest D.C. club

    A D.C. Council member is asking for the temporary closure of a Northwest nightclub that was the site of a double stabbing early Friday.


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