Is PokerStars Losing Their Cool In California?

Op-ed on PokerStars' search for US foothold.

Over at 4Flush prolific poker pundit Steve Ruddock asks if online giant PokerStars’ ambition to get a foothold back in the USA is turning them from cool kid at the poker party to persona non grata.

PokerStars is making lots of in-roads with some CA gambling institutions like Commerce, The Bike and Hawaiian Gardens but the fight over whether the bill should include a “bad actor clause”, of which PokerStars would easily be considered, is threatening to delay the momentum of bringing online poker to the most populous state in the Union.

If PokerStars doesn’t let off the gas will they damage the changes of online poker in the Golden State, and their own reputation in the process?

Interested? Go read: Is Pokerstars Using a Scorched Earth Approach in the US? Pokerstars Using a Scorched Earth Approach in the US?

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