California has been at it longer than any other state, but now multiple states are passing CA by when it comes to online gambling progress.
The only change on the online poker front is a shuffling of tribal and card room coalitions. Online poker, meanwhile, is going nowhere fast.
Federal agents shut down the Bike in California for almost 20 hours. Local reports suggest players have used the casino to launder money.
California will take another stab at legalizing and regulating online poker this year, in what might be the best opportunity in recent years.
We have a recap of the key California online poker events and milestones from 2015, and suggestions for 2016 to help regulate the industry in California.
After both AB 9 and AB 167 were pulled by Assemblymen Gatto and Jones-Sawyer, the iPoker talks are likely done for the current year. Better luck in 2016.
Even though some of the pro-online poker sponsors are holding onto hope, lobbyist Quintana says it is all but dead for 2015 and he seems correct.
For some, seeing online gambling bill AB 431 move forward in the legislative process may seem like progress. There is still a lot of work to do on the bill.