The Poker Players Alliance is organizing a policy conference in DC from October 22-24 and is hoping to get a large turnout of supporters of regulated Internet poker specifically, or gambling generally.

A letter from former Senator Alfonse D'Amato, the Chairman of the PPA, from the PPA Web site ...

[QUOTE]During this time you will have a chance to meet with Members of Congress who will vote on this important issue, and mingle with many of the best poker players and pros from across the United States, including: Andy Bloch, Chad Brown, Barry Greenstein, Howard Lederer, Chris Moneymaker, Vanessa Rousso and Victor Ramdin.

In addition to a great conference, we will schedule a meeting with your Member of Congress and work with you to make sure they get the message that poker is a game of skill and that reasonable regulation is the best policy approach to Internet gaming.

Here are some of our planned events: