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- California legislator scraps next week’s online poker hearing
July 3, 2015
California Assemblyman Mike Gatto has cancelled next week’s public hearing on his AB 9 online poker legislation. On Thursday, Gatto issued a statement in which he called his decision to cancel “the right thing to do at this point because there is no consensus on the issue yet.” Gatto noted...
- Pala Interactive CEO Jim Ryan thinks Adelson’s legislation has a good shot
February 10, 2015
Pala Interactive CEO Jim Ryan, who was also the CEO of PartyGaming and co-CEO of bwin.party, has expressed his concerns over the likelihood of the Restoration of America's Wire Act (RAWA) becoming law. Last week saw Rep. Jason Chaffetz reintroduce RAWA, the anti-online gambling legislation supported by Las Vegas Sands...
- PokerStars’ California coalition rejects new AB 9 online poker bill
December 6, 2014
PokerStars’ California-based coalition has publicly stated its opposition to the online poker legislation introduced this week by Assemblyman Mike Gatto. The coalition, which includes three card clubs and the Morongo and San Manuel Indian tribes, plans to partner on a California-facing online poker site. Problem is, a different coalition of...
- New California online poker bill not swayed by Amaya’s purchase of PokerStars
December 2, 2014
As California politicians prepare for a new legislative session starting Jan. 6, the state's first new online poker bill has made its appearance. The AB 9 legislation aka the Internet Poker Consumer Protection Act of 2015 (read it here) is a variation on the draft legislation released this summer by...
Dubai investor accuses ex-Amaya CEO David Baazov of fraud
September 22, 2017