Tag Archives: sb 1739
- Illinois strips online gambling from casino legislation, standalone bill coming
April 24, 2013
Illinois legislators have agreed to drop online gambling from the state’s comprehensive gambling expansion bill, apparently as a concession to the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (ITHA). The Daily Racing Form broke the news in reporting on the ITHA finally reaching a new two-year contract with the Arlington Park racetrack in...
- Massachusetts online poker legislation proposed; Illinois horsemen uneasy about online gambling
April 17, 2013
State representatives in Massachusetts have introduced an amendment to the state’s new budget plan that would permit intrastate online poker operations. While state senators have previously introduced legislation allowing the Massachusetts state lottery to take its operations online, Amendment #365 to H. 3400 (read it here) calls for the licensing...
- Illinois softens ‘bad actor’ provision; California tribes irked; New York pols confused
March 14, 2013
Just a week after Illinois introduced online gambling legislation that contained the harshest ‘bad actor’ provisions to date, sober second thought appears to have won the day. As originally written, SB 1739 stated that no online gambling operator licenses would be granted “to any applicant who has accepted wagers via...
- Illinois introduces online gambling legislation
March 7, 2013
Just 48 hours after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (pictured far right) vetoed a bill that would have put brick-and-mortar casinos in Chicago, state Senator Terry Link (pictured on the left) has introduced an amended bill that would expand the state’s land-based gambling options and also introduce internet gambling. Illinois’ previous...
Judge says Game of War app maker not liable for player’s ‘gambling losses’
September 23, 2016