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To this point, the Pechanga coalition has been portrayed as the “obstructionists,” but having these amendments formally introduced has allowed the tribes to flip the script.
Amendments to Delay PokerStars Introduced into California Online Poker Bill

In what appears to be a last ditch effort to advance online poker legislation in California, Assemblyperson Adam Gray…

In a statement late last week to the LA Times, Assemblyman Adam Gray’s chief of staff said that Gray’s online poker bill (AB 2863) would be brought to the Assembly floor on Monday.
Critical Week for California Online Poker Bill

After recently returning for summer recess, the California Assembly is expected to take up the issue of online poker…

Pechanga Banda of Luiseno Indians proposes unworkable conditions for online poker regulation. No news from Pennsylvania as lawmakers fail to balance the budget.
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The tribal coalition led by the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians had previously sought to block the passage of any legislation that would have allowed PokerStars to enter the market.
Obstructionist Tribal Coalition Proposes Poison Pill Amendments to California Online Poker Bill

A ten-year ban and a $60 million penalty aimed at PokerStars would bring the Pechanga-led opposition “closer” to supporting online poker.

Online poker legislation makes real progress in California and Pennsylvania. New York passes DFS legislation, but not online poker.
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The California Assembly Appropriations Committee voted by an overwhelming majority to advance a bill to legalize and regulate online poker in the state  to a full Assembly vote.
California Online Poker Bill Voted Through Committee

Though AB 2863 has moved forward, online poker is in a similar position to last year with its biggest hurdles remaining.

Positive online poker coverage has hit multiple mainstream media outlets in the two states in the last week.
Putting New York Behind Them, Online Poker Advocates Switch Focus to California, Pennsylvania

While a bill to regulate online poker in New York ultimately failed to pass during the legislative session, chances are…

The California Assembly Appropriations Committee is scheduled to convene on Wednesday morning to once again consider Adam Gray’s bill that seeks to legalize and regulate online poker in the state.
California Committee Poised to Vote on Internet Poker Bill

The California Assembly Appropriations Committee is scheduled to convene on Wednesday morning to once again consider…

New York governor could sign the DFS bill into law this week. For online poker, focus now switches to California, Pennsylvania and Michigan.
The Zeitgeist

Eyes are still on the World Series of Poker and the legislative developments for both online poker and daily fantasy sports.

A new "#Fight4Poker" social media campaign run by the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has received the public support from PokerStars.
PokerStars Throws its Weight Behind PPA #Fight4Poker Campaign

Proponents come together as online poker regulation in four US states hangs in the balance.

California online poker legislation is still far from making it into law. Lawmakers in Michigan will take the summer to consider online poker legislation.
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The California Assembly Appropriations Committee gathered on Wednesday to discuss internet poker legislation.
No Vote on California Online Poker, New Amendments Proposed

Changes to AB 2863 could prohibit all existing online poker software currently in use in the US.

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