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PENNSYLVANIA IGAMING BILL INTRODUCED AND READ ON HOUSE FLOOR
25th November, 2015 at 08:38:45
Just a week after House Gaming Oversight Committee clearance.
Pennsylvannia Bill HB649 was introduced and read to the House floor Tuesday following its approval by the House Gaming Oversight Committee last week (see previous reports).
The bill sponsored by Rep. John Payne, would legalise online gambling and allow existing Pennsylvanian bricks and mortar casino licensees the opportunity to apply for an online license at a cost of $5 million.
The bill is moving surprisingly quickly given its unexpected appearance on the Committee agenda last week after sitting on the sidelines since March.
"It is our hope that the legislation will be enacted on its own or as part of the state's 2016 budget by the end of this year," John Pappas of the Poker Players Alliance said last week.
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MICHIGAN SENATE COMMITTEE ADVANCES ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION BILL (Update)
09th March, 2017 at 08:36:08
Sen. Mike Kowall's SB203 moves forward on a 7 to 1 vote.
PENNSYLVANIAN LEGISLATORS AGAIN MULL ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION
08th March, 2017 at 11:38:44
Tuesday's inconclusive joint House and Senate hearing was the 84th discussion in the last two years.
MORE DETAIL NOW AVAILABLE ON MICHIGAN ONLINE GAMBLING LEGALISATION BILL (Update)
03rd March, 2017 at 09:20:39
S203 very similar to last year's unsuccessful proposal
FOUR NEW LEGALISATION BILLS IN THE MICHIGAN SENATE (Update)
02nd March, 2017 at 09:50:51
Two of the new proposals are from Sen. Mike Kowall, who led the charge last year.
POKER PLAYER ALLIANCE URGES WASHINGTON STATE LAWMAKERS TO LEGALISE ONLINE GAMBLING
19th January, 2017 at 08:52:03
Pappas points out that legalised internet gambling is safer for consumers and generates tax and jobs for the state.