June 2013: Las Vegas Sands, Adelson Push Back Against Online Gambling

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The website stopinternetgambling.com launches. The site and the advocacy group will later morph into the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling.

The man behind the anti-online gambling movement is Las Vegas Sands owner Sheldon Adelson. His CSIG begins life as a rather discreet lobbying arm for Sands. As time wears on, though, Adelson escalates the group’s involvement in gambling policy.

- Steve covers nearly every angle of online poker in his job as a full-time freelance poker writer. His primary focus for OPR is the developing legal and legislative picture for regulated US online poker and gambling.
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