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- California joins ‘me too’ parade of wannabe sports betting states
July 21, 2017
California has joined the ‘me too’ parade of states looking to piggyback on New Jersey’s push to overturn the federal ban on sports betting. On Thursday, Assemblyman Adam Gray (pictured) announced his intention to propose amending California’s constitution to permit sports betting in the state, provided the US Supreme Court...
- California poker bill will likely fold again—for now
August 24, 2016
Despite making solid headway in the past several months, it appears that California’s online poker legislation is on its way back to the shelf this year. Assemblyman Adam Gray’s AB 2863 was expected to be voted on Monday in the California Assembly, but key stakeholder groups—PokerStars, its tribal allies, and...
- 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 backers to throw legislative Heil Mary on Hitler’s birthday
April 14, 2016
UPDATE: The Governmental Organization Committee has officially scheduled the online poker hearing for April 27 at 1:30pm. Supporters of regulating online poker play in California are looking to throw a legislative Heil Mary on Adolf Hitler’s birthday, according to media reports. On Tuesday, CardPlayer’s Brian Pempus quoted California Nations Indian...
- California’s new online poker bill makes it a felony to play on international sites
February 23, 2016
California’s new online poker bill has received the blessing of the usual suspects, while those who have traditionally stood opposed have yet to indicate any willingness to retreat from their line in the sand. On Friday, Assemblymen Adam Gray and Reggie Jones-Sawyer filed a draft of AB 2863, the state’s...
- California online poker bill tempts horseracing with $60m carrot
February 14, 2016
California’s font online poker regulatory hopes showed flickers of life this week following the release of new draft legislation and a meeting of key tribal gaming groups. Late last month, California Assemblyman Adam Gray filed amendments to his AB 431 online poker legislation that would offer state racetracks up to...