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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...
- California online poker bill amendments; Casino M8trix probe worries poker backers
January 16, 2015
California Assemblyman Mike Gatto has offered a few amendments to his AB 9 online poker legislation. Gatto has proposed making it a felony to offer online poker to California residents without a state-issued license and suggested the scrapping of a requirement for in-person account registrations at state casinos and card...
- Amaya Gaming and the Coalition Will Be Involved in the Development of AB 9
December 22, 2014
Amaya Gaming and the Coalition will get the opportunity to contribute towards California’s latest online gambling bill (The ) according to the bills author Mike Gatto.Amaya Gaming and the Coalition are going to have a say when it comes to the jigsaw that will be become regulated online poker in...
- 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...