The LA Poker Classic saw Phil Hellmuth and Mike Matusow battle heads-up in a prelim. Next is WPT LAPC Main Event and a dinner honoring Linda Johnson.
Two new bills, AB 9 and AB 167, have been introduced in Congress. Both bills hope to legalize online gambling in California and are good starting points.
The Department of Justice wants a restraining order against the Iipay Nation with regards to Desert Rose Bingo, stating it violates the UIGEA.
This week’s California Weekly Gambling Report has a little something for all gamblers – online bingo, online casino and live poker. Lots to talk about!
When CA passes regulation for iGaming, PokerStars could re-enter the state. While players will rejoice, this could significantly alter live tournaments.
CA Online Poker talks have increased with the GiGse Conference, the Iipay Nation going rogue, GCC speaking, and more rooms wanting a piece of online poker.
As this years session comes to a close, the two opposing parties in California are still in a stalemate over the online poker bill, neither budging at all.
Who even owns PokerStars? Because until everything is signed, sealed, and delivered Amaya technically doesn’t own PokerStar or Full Tilt Poker.
With the sale of PokerStars to Amaya Gaming, online poker expansion in California could be breathing its last harried gasps of 2014. Does it help for 2015?