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Online poker in California – a sense of déjà vu?

Tom Lewis Nov. 2018 The state’s legislative session for 2016 expired with no vote on a bill to regulate online poker. What keeps going wrong

Those who have followed the efforts to see online poker legalised in California, ongoing since 2008, could be forgiven for having felt a sense of déjà vu descend on them in recent months, as 2016’s effort succumbed to the similar fate that we saw in 2015.

AB 2863, like AB 431 before it, passed through the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee in April, both having been tabled by Assemblyman Adam Gray. However, the bills bit the dust in identical fashion with the culmination of the California legislative session in early September, bogged down by arguments and contention between conflicting business aims and tribal interests.

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