Author Archive

U.S. Senator Graham Introduces Federal Gaming Ban

March 7th, 2014 by Bill Grinstead

Several federal lawmakers are working to legalize online poker in the United States. The industry is gaining support from more politicians, but some critics still favor prohibition. U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham recently introduced a new law that would ban online poker in the United States. All forms of online gambling were deemed illegal before December […]

  • Posted in News
  • Comments Off on U.S. Senator Graham Introduces Federal Gaming Ban

California iGaming Bill Off the Table Until Next Year

August 21st, 2013 by Bill Grinstead

According to a tweet by the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the California online poker bill SB 678 will not be discussed before the close of this year’s Legislature. The full tweet by @ppapoker reads: “Update CA: sources confirm that amended Correa bill will not be brought up b4 end of session. work on iPoker to […]

California Senator Lou Correa has amended his online poker bill, SB 678, and reclassified it as an “Urgency Bill.” The change comes just weeks before the close of the California legislative session on September 13, and if passed, would become effective immediately upon enactment. Urgency bills affect public safety, health or peace and require approval […]

  • Posted in News
  • Comments Off on California Senator Amends Poker Legislation, Reclassifies as “Urgency Bill”
  • Tags: ,