Posts Tagged ‘Reggie Jones-Sawyer’

California lawmakers are calling 2017 a year of healing, but PokerStars remains committed to opening the United State’s largest legal online poker market.

Online poker is once again being debated in California. But with the two sides at a seeming impasse, a solution is unlikely unless there is a major shift.

California Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer submitted a new 2017 CA online poker bill, rekindling the state’s decade-long effort to legalize online poker.

Dissecting California’s New Online Poker Bill AB 2863

February 22nd, 2016 by Steve Ruddock

On Friday, the text of CA Assemblyman Adam Gray’s new online poker bill, AB 2863, was released. So what are the new proposal’s plans for CA Internet poker?

Online Poker Bills Down But Not Quite Out in California

February 4th, 2016 by Steve Ruddock

Time is short for the issue of online poker regulation in CA this year, as all four of last year’s bills have officially died. But they can be resurrected.

A hearing on Wednesday will address 3 California gambling bills covering 3 topics: online poker in CA, daily fantasy sports legality, and sports betting.

Despite a bill passing the GO Committee for the first time, efforts to legalize California online poker are dead for 2015, the 8th such failure for poker.

The introduction of a second online poker bill in California gives lawmakers two markedly different pieces of legislation to choose from, at least when it comes to the two main unresolved issues that are cited as the reasons online poker expansion in California has stalled over the years. Those two issues are the role of […]

2015 Online Poker Bill to Address Key Concerns

August 21st, 2014 by James Guill

Both California online poker bills were pulled earlier this month due to time constraints. Now we’ve discovered that there was more going on behind the scenes and what may be to come in 2015. Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer recently spoke with PokerNews.com regarding AB 2291 and revealed the real reason for shelving the bill. He told […]