Tag Archives: National Conference of State Legislatures
- State lotteries, legislatures push back against Adelson’s anti-online efforts
April 3, 2014
The ranks of those opposed to Sheldon Adelson’s efforts to stomp out online gambling at the US federal level grows larger by the day. On March 31, the North American Association of State & Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) penned a letter to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who has sponsored legislation to...
- California Online Poker Association folds; Nevada guv touts (his) state’s rights
October 25, 2012
The board of the California Online Poker Association (COPA) – a motley group of 29 Indian tribes and 31 card rooms – has voted to disband the organization. On Wednesday, California’s San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians made the surprise announcement that it was withdrawing from COPA, which was...
- US state NGO warns feds to respect states’ rights to regulate online poker
March 3, 2012
Yet another shot has been fired in the ongoing turf war between the US federal government and the individual states over who gets to regulate online poker. The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), a bipartisan non-governmental organization whose mandate includes ensuring the collective wishes of state legislatures are heard...
- Kentucky Gov. and economy experts dispute over casino plans
January 16, 2012
Gambling economy experts have landed out at Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear’s support of the expansion of gambling in the state after he stated it would be a way "to improve our revenues long-term". The analysts, who study gambling's economic impact, said Kentucky should be “realistic” about the impact of casinos,...
Daily fantasy sports bill falters in Kentucky congress
March 3, 2017
Belle Grand opening moved to middle of 2014
March 18, 2013