A proposal to amend California’s constitution in order to allow regulated sports betting has met with opposition from the state’s tribal gaming interests.
With potential stakeholders in California´s regulated sports betting market the battle for regultaion is likely to be much bloodier than before.
A court case, concerning a tribal nation´s right to host online gambling on its own lands, came to a close following a Court of Appeals verdict
The first three months of 2018 have thrown up few surprises with regard to online poker regulation in the US. However, looking forward, there could be some significant changes on the landscape – particularly if the Supreme Court makes a positive ruling in the PASPA sports betting case.
With there being little chance a bill to regulate online poker in California would be successful this year, Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer has said he will not be re-introducing his Internet Poker Consumer Protection Bill in 2018. But, will any other legislator be willing to take on the challenge?
As we approach the final quarter of 2017, a fourth consecutive year with no further online poker regulation in the US is looking increasingly likely.
With the legislative calendar finished for 2017, time has run out for regulated online poker in California this year, with little hope for future prospects.
Although a glimmer of hope remains for at least one state to pass online poker legislation this year, the second quarter of 2017 was particularly gloomy.
2017 was supposed to be a breakthrough year for online poker regulation in the US, but to date the signs are it will another year without further progress.
A new online poker bill in California sidesteps the suitability debate and fails to resolve issues that prevented the progress of regulation last year.