Congressional Lobbying Numbers In, Caesars Tops List

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The United States Congress released its third quarter lobbying numbers last week, and gambling giant Caesars Entertainment spent $868,000, topping the list of gambling lobbyists.

Other notable lobbying spenders include:

20 of the companies with interests in online gambling lobbied for H.R.2366, which is Rep. Joe Barton's online poker bill. Specific parties named as H.R.2366 lobbyists include: AGA, Betclic Everest Group, Betfair's TVG Network, National Indian Gaming Association, and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.