Tag Archives: SB40
- TV ads urge California pols on online poker; DC delays won’t affect revenue target
August 17, 2011
California state legislators are back on the job following their summer recess, and with less than a month to go before the end of the current legislative session (Sept. 9), the pressure is mounting on those who want to see intrastate online poker legislation passed in 2011. A spokesperson for...
- More delays for DC Lottery public meetings; California tribes cry lobbying foul
August 12, 2011
Given the way this situation has been trending, it’s no great surprise to learn that the District of Columbia has postponed its public meetings on the DC Lottery’s plans to launch the nation’s first intrastate online gambling operation. The meetings, which were announced just last week, have been pushed back...
- California gives proposed intrastate online poker bills a hearing
July 13, 2011
On Tuesday, California’s Senate Committee on Governmental Organization heard testimony on two pending intrastate online poker bills. While SB45 is championed by Sen. Rod Wright (who also chaired the Committee), the focus was squarely on SB40, the bill championed by Sen. Lou Correa and the California Online Poker Association (COPA)....
- California poker bill amended; Washington media out to kill DC gambling plan
July 8, 2011
On Thursday, California state Sen. Lou Correa introduced amendments to SB40, one of two intrastate online poker bills currently vying to become law in the Golden State. Correa’s bill is heartily endorsed by the California Online Poker Association (COPA), which consists of Indian tribes (in particular, the Morongo Band of...