Tag Archives: ab 2863
- Anti-PokerStars California coalition seeks mandatory 10-year timeout, $60m penalty
June 30, 2016
The California tribes blocking passage of the state’s latest online poker bill have proposed strict conditions for allowing PokerStars to get a license. In a letter to Assemblyman Adam Gray obtained by Gambling Compliance scribe Chris Krafcik (@CKrafcik), the seven-tribe coalition led by the Pechanga and Agua Caliente bands reiterate...
- California assembly to vote on online poker bill following committee approval
June 22, 2016
California’s online poker bill is headed for a vote on the state Assembly floor after a favorable vote by the Assembly Appropriations committee. On Wednesday, the Appropriations committee officially approved Assemblyman Adam Gray’s AB 2863 legislation, setting up what will be the first online poker floor vote by the full...
- California online poker bill vote delayed to consider new ‘bad actor’ amendment
June 15, 2016
California legislators punted on voting on the state’s online poker bill but promised to try again within the next two weeks. On Wednesday, the California state Assembly Appropriations Committee convened to vote on Assemblyman Adam Gray’s AB 2863 poker bill, but uncertainty over some unpublished proposed amendments left legislators feeling...
- California online poker legislative shocker! Sun rises in east, sets in west
June 11, 2016
California’s online poker stakeholders remembered their lines this week, reacting exactly as one would expect them to following this week's proposed amendments to the state’s latest online poker bill. Seriously, we’re telling you upfront that this is not one of those ‘up is down, black is white’ stories. If you’re...
- California online poker bill amendments would lower bar to PokerStars’ entry
June 7, 2016
California’s faint-hope online poker bill could be amended to make it more likely that Amaya Gaming’s PokerStars brand would be deemed ‘suitable’ for participation in the market. On Tuesday, California gaming attorney David Fried (@calgaminglaw) posted proposed new amendments to AB 2863, the Assemblyman Adam Gray-sponsored legislation on which the...
- California online poker bill wins committee vote, but ‘bad actor’ hurdle remains
April 28, 2016
California’s latest online poker bill received a favorable vote in the state Assembly Governmental Organization Committee on Wednesday, but the thorny question of ‘bad actors’ has yet to be resolved. Following over two hours of testimony and debate, Assemblyman Adam Gray’s AB 2863 passed by a vote of 18-0, although...
Dubai investor accuses ex-Amaya CEO David Baazov of fraud
September 22, 2017