Online Poker Report

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

Sheldon Adelson

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 Ruddock
- 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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