Robert Martin, Chairman of The Morongo Band of Mission Indians, said his tribe is willing to compromise in order to make legalized online poker in California a…
Morongo Band Willing to Compromise for California Online Poker

“Working together” is the theme being promoted at the Western Indian Gaming Conference.

The Internet Poker Consumer Protection Act of 2015, introduced on Thursday by Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer, provides a vastly different path to regulating…
Latest California Online Poker Bill Takes New Direction

Same name, different approach for the second online poker bill introduced in California in 2015.

California state assemblyman Mike Gatto, the author and main sponsor of the new California online poker bill The Internet Poker Consumer Protection Act of 2015…
PokerStars Coalition to Discuss “Their Vision” of California Online Poker Bill with Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Gato believes there is a 50-50 chance that the final version of his bill will pass this year.

A coalition of tribes, card rooms and Amaya Gaming—owner of the PokerStars—have publicly opposed the latest online poker bill introduced in California in…
PokerStars Coalition Opposes New California Online Poker Bill

In spite of a path to suitability under the newly proposed law, supporters of PokerStars still object to “artificial competitive advantages” contained within the bill.

According to today’s press statement, “at no time is live bingo game action performed by the user.” Real money poker under the name is still part of the plan—considered “Phase 2,” pokerfuse was informed.
California Tribe Launches Real Money Bingo, With Poker “In the Coming Days”

Santa Ysabel launches real money online bingo through “proxy play,” with online poker next in line.

The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel has launched the online poker site with the intention of offering real money play  “within a matter of days.” according to Dave Vialpando, Chairman of the tribe’s gaming commission.
Real Money Online Poker to Launch in California “Within Days”

California tribe challenges conventional thinking, moves forward with real money online poker in spite of legislative impasse.

The proposed bill contains so-called “bad actor” language that would exclude global operators like PokerStars from entering the market.
PokerStars’ California Alliance Fires Back at “Bad Actor” Bill

Bill with tribal consensus is “a blatant attempt to provide certain interests with an unfair competitive advantage.”

PokerStars has released a statement explaining its position on a potential “bad actor” clause in proposed Californian legislation.
PokerStars: California Gambling Control Commission is “More Than Qualified” to Determine Suitability

Calls for a bad actor clause in Californian legislation are rebutted in a statement arguing that they are unnecessary and anti-competitive.

A group of twelve California tribes have come together to oppose the removal of a “bad actor” clause from proposed online poker legislation in California.
Tribal Interests Band Together to Oppose PokerStars’ Entry Into California Online Poker Market

Twelve tribes denounce removal of a “bad actor” clause from any online poker legislation in the state.

The Cheyenne Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma have filed a law suit against United States Department of the Interior after the Department disapproved the tribes plan to offer online gaming including poker to customers outside the US.
Oklahoma Tribe Sues Federal Agency for Right to Offer Online Poker

Tribe files suit after US Department of Interior disapproved of its plan to offer online gambling to international players.

The Internet Poker Consumer Protection Act of 2013 is a collaborative effort by eight of the state’s Indian tribes.
Draft of New California Online Poker Bill Released

New collaborative effort among tribes results in a protectionist poker-only bill.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes had been under the impression that Internet gaming was OK. State officials said the tribe's agreement with the state did not allow for  Internet gaming.
Oklahoma Directs Tribes to Cease Online Gaming Activity

An Oklahoma tribal nation shut down its online gaming site over the weekend after a long-standing dispute with state…

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