California Budget and Internet Poker

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In January California will have a new governor and new leaders in the legislature. There clearly will be changes. Will one of those changes be an effort to help reduce the budget deficit by legalizing, (regulating) and taxing Internet poker? Perhaps.

In all likelihood another effort will be made by various stakeholders to get a bill introduced and passed by both houses and signed by the governor. The bill would have to limit players to California residents and otherwise comply with the age, and other provisions of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA). The fight, and surely there will be one, will be over who can apply for a license, meaning will the applicants need to California based, non-public companies, or will external applicants be allowed. Further, if there is a bill, how many licenses will be offered?

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