John Pappas: Legislature needs to protect online poker players Sacramento Bee, May 3, 2016 "Online poker in California already exists – unlicensed, unregulated and untaxed. Assembly Bill 2863 will protect California players. If the Legislature fails to regulate Internet poker this year, consumers will pay the price."

Steve Miller: Online Poker Can Protect Consumers Ventura County Star, June 6, 2015 "The Star's editorial got it wrong when it comes to online poker in California. There are efforts underway in the state Capitol this year to authorize and strictly regulate online poker in our state. To protect consumers and bring revenues to California, we should be supporting authorizing Internet poker."

John Pappas: Time is right to approve, regulate internet poker Merced Sun Star, April 21, 2015

"California could take a major step forward to provide millions of consumers with needed protections, and to bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue to the state, by authorizing Internet poker..."

Steven J. Miller: California is running out of time to ante up for online poker Sacramento Bee, February 23, 2015

"After more than six years of debate and deliberation, the time has come for California to finally pass legislation to authorize and regulate Internet poker. It is the right thing to do for millions of poker players in the state and for the state’s budget. And failure to act now could mean California – and every other state – could lose the ability to act at all on this important consumer issue..."