Tag Archives: Sen. Lou Correa
- Clock ticking on Correa’s online poker bill; Hollywood Park casino catches a break
September 13, 2013
California’s current legislative session comes to a close Friday at midnight, leaving state Sen. Lou Correa just one day in which to pass his SB 678 intrastsate online poker bill. Given the ongoing lack of unity among the state’s Indian tribes, who stand to become the chief beneficiaries of a...
- California State Sen. Correa adds meat to online poker bill’s bones
August 20, 2013
Online poker fans in California are celebrating the news that state Sen. Lou Correa (pictured right) has finally added some details to the SB 678 placeholder bill he introduced in February, but the legislation faces an uphill climb to be passed by the end of the current legislative session. On...
- US state-level online gambling legislative updates
February 23, 2013
Likely overshadowed by last week’s passage in Nevada of the nation’s first interstate online poker legislation, there’s been no shortage of developments on the state-level legislative front. Starting in NEW JERSEY, the state Assembly is set to vote on their amended iGaming legislation on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 2pm (live...
- 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...
- California puts rush on poker bill
May 18, 2011
State Senator Lou Correa has announced that Senate Bill 40 will be amended with the May 9th amendments and pushed through the legislature as an “urgency bill.” According the district’s website, Correa cited the need for California to act fast to secure potential online poker revenue before the opportunity...
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April 8, 2013
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February 23, 2013
California poker bill will likely fold again—for now
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