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The Pala Band of Mission Indians has entered into a new compact with the state of California. Bankrupt and shuttered harness racing track, Balmoral Park, has been sold for $1.8 million.
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California senator opposes California online poker bill. Dover Downs reports quarterly loss, calls for legislative relief.
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Bet365 face Bulgarian court, Gala Coral hit with UK fine. NYX revenue doubles, Unibet reports revenue high.
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California online poker bill clears hearing. CSIG is ramping up its lobbying again.
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GVC reports growing revenues for its new acquisition Record profits for Paf and an "encouraging start" for Ladbrokes.
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As amended, the bill would require criteria “addressing involvement in Internet betting “to be “established by statute […]prior to the state's authorization of Internet poker.”
California Lawmakers Attempt to Legislate Suitability with Latest Online Poker Bill Amendment

Latest amendment tasks lawmakers with the responsibility of deciding suitability criteria of applicants.

On Monday, US District Judge David L. Russell certified an arbitrator’s ruling that the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma may offer online gaming under the terms of its compact with the state of Oklahoma.
Federal Judge Clears the Way for International Online Gaming Based on Oklahoma Tribal Lands

On Monday, US District Judge David L. Russell certified an arbitrator’s ruling that the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma may…

New online gaming bill introduced in Michigan. New Jersey clarifies stance on black and grey market operations of its licensees.
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On Wednesday, the State of Oklahoma informed the US District Court for the Western District that it should confirm an arbitrator’s decision that the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma could legally launch an online poker site under the terms of the state’s gambling compact.
Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Gets Go Ahead to Launch Online Poker

One legal hurdle has been crossed, but more remain before PokerTribe can launch.

Two influential Californian tribes have written to California Assemblyman Adam Gray voicing concerns over the swift passage of his Daily Fantasy Sports bill and recommended that online poker should be considered alongside DFS.
Online Poker Hopes Still Alive in California

Two influential Californian tribes have written to California Assemblyman Adam Gray voicing concerns over the swift…

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) Chairman Steve Stallings has called for the legalisation of online poker before acting on Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS).
California Nations Indian Gaming Association: Online Poker Before DFS

The status of racetracks is emerging as the key issue for online poker regulation in California.

The historic deal represents “the largest revenue share guarantee in history.” Within the new deal, both parties acknowledge that internet gambling is currently illegal under state law, and any future implementation of igaming would cause guaranteed minimum payments by the tribe to the state to halt.
Door Left Open for Internet Gaming in New $3 Billion Compact Between Florida and Seminole Tribe

Decoupling provision could lead to more live poker rooms in the state.

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