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- California gets two new online poker bills
February 19, 2015
California online poker advocates have two more pieces of legislation to consider, courtesy of state Sen. Isadore Hall III (pictured left) and Assemblyman Adam Gray (on the right). The pair of Democrats introduced identical legislation – SB 278 and AB 431 – in the Senate and Assembly on Thursday. The...
- California tribes, Caesars Entertainment offer PokerStars an olive branch
February 14, 2015
California’s online poker stakeholders moved a little closer to consensus this week after three of the state’s tribes and casino operator Caesars Entertainment voiced softer stances on so-called ‘bad actors’. Pechanga.net writer Dave Palermo obtained a letter written by the three tribes – the Rincon and Pala Bands of Luiseño...
- US poker and the Internet effect
February 27, 2014
This article isn’t going to cover quite as broad a subject as the title might suggest. The question itself was inspired by Jan Jones Blackhurst, executive VP of communications and government for Caesars Entertainment, who mentioned the importance that the Internet has had for the game of poker. Speaking during...
Philippines can overtake Singapore, but with higher risk
March 21, 2017