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Bad Actor Clause Absent from New California Online Poker Bill

On Thursday evening California Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer  introduced an online poker bill dubbed The Internet Poker Consumer Protection Act of 2015. The bill is a marked departure in several key areas from other recent efforts, including Jones-Sawyer’s 2014 iPoker legislation and Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s bill introduced in December. In conjunction with the release of the […]

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CA Online Poker Bill Update: In-Person Requirements Dropped, Bad Actor Clause Remains

California Assemblyman Mike Gatto went from anonymous state lawmaker to instant celebrity in the iGaming world when he introduced an online poker bill in December. Gatto’s bill AB 9 bore many similarities to previous efforts in California but it was also unique in that it called for in-person registrations. In-person registration was an innovative, but […]

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