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Tables Turned In California: PokerStars Coalition Tagged With Obstructionist Label by Steve Ruddock

In New Jersey:

The groups supporting and opposing Assemblyman Adam Gray’s online poker bill, AB 2863, have undergone a role reversal after new amendments were added to the legislation.

The changes, which would prohibit PokerStars from applying for a license in California for no less than five years, were made at the behest of a tribal coalition consisting of seven tribes, spearheaded by the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians.

Suffice it to say, the amendments didn’t sit well with the PokerStars coalition, which called the new suitability language a poison pill amendment that dooms the bill’s chances.

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