Those hoping that New York will legalize online poker this year shouldn’t bet on it.
Though the Senate recently passed the bill, Assembly Democrats, who discussed the issue behind closed doors last week, are not expected to take it up before the legislative session’s scheduled end Wednesday.
“There was some opposition; we’ll pick it up next year more than likely,” said bill sponsor Assemblyman Gary Pretlow (D-Westchester County).
Tribal Gaming not allowed to intervene in New York case Biz Journals - The latest ruling in the ongoing battle of the legality of a casino in downtown Buffalo was made but resolution of the eight-year-old case doesn’t seem any closer.
A motion made by the National Indian Gaming Commission to intervene and be a party to the lawsuit by […]
Online Poker’s Big Step Forward in New York New York State Senator John Bonacic (R-42) has introduced a bill that would bring regulated online poker to the Empire State.
Full text of the bill (S 5302) is available here. You can track the bill’s progress here.
This marks the second consecutive year that Bonacic has introduced […]
Pennsylvania Regulations Could Inspire New York to Follow Online poker advocates are hoping that the legalization of online poker in Pennsylvania will be a catalyst in other states, including Pennsylvania’s northern neighbor, New York.
New York is already on everyone’s shortlist of candidates to legalize online poker in 2018 and the Empire […]