A number of Pennsylvania lawmakers are intent on keeping pace with New Jersey with regard to gambling availability both live and online.
A number of industry observers envision 2014 as the year that online poker legislation finally gains approval in California.
Any hopes that last week’s U.S. subcommittee online gambling hearing would prompt lawmakers to act quickly on legislation is apparently short-lived.
Another state has emerged as a candidate to regulate online poker and gambling, as Colorado lawmakers are said to be considering legislation.
The Golden Nugget has been approved by state regulators to join the real-money Internet gambling hard launch in New Jersey.
Tuesday’s Senate subcommittee hearing on “The State of Online Gaming” has allowed Rep. Joe Barton’s US online poker bill to gain a bit of traction.
While half a dozen New Jersey casinos have entered the realm of regulated online gambling, the Atlantic Club enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
Tuesday’s Senate subcommittee hearing went favorably for pro-online gambling forces, while Sheldon Adelson’s representative was seen as hypocritical.
While most are paying attention to New Jersey’s newly-launched online gambling regime, the tiny state of Delaware also has legalized Internet gaming.