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May 13, 2012
by Kenneth R Smith
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California Tribe Signs Deal With bwin.party For Online Poker Platform

If and when California’s legislature approves in-state online poker, the United Auburn Indian Community is set to move forward using technology from the online poker giant bwin.party.  The tribe owns and operates the Thunder Valley land-based casino near Sacramento and is looking ahead to what they believe is the inevitable launch of Internet gambling in California.
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April 11, 2012
by Kenneth R Smith
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More Coverage of California Online Poker Bill

Well worth reading:  SFGate.com has a nice look at the controversial California bill that would legalize online poker by granting ten-year licenses to providers of Internet gambling.  The article discusses the divided opinions between many of the current casino interests in the state, some of whom support the idea while others view it as a threat to their land-based casino revenues.

Read the article here:  Legalized Online Gambling Sought in Calif.

April 7, 2012
by Kenneth R Smith
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California Lawmakers Look at Internet Poker

KABC-TV is reporting that a group of California lawmakers are proposing legislation that would award licenses to offer real-money online poker to residents of the state.  The licenses would be awarded for a 10-year term, and only poker would be permitted initially but other casino-style games could follow after the first two years.  The potential revenue to the state could be as much as $1 billion over the next decade.  Any introduced bill will likely be contentious, as there are strong interests on both sides of the issue of expanding gambling in the state.