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Monthly Archive:: August 2013

Executive Director of MGCB Backpedels

Check out the letter here.   Re: Letter of July 29, 2013 Dear Licensed Supplier and/or Qualified Organization, Effective immediately, I am rescinding my letter dated July 29, 2013 containing information about millionaire party licensing and regulatory enforcement (See attached letter). That letter was not an attempt on my part to make rules, as defined [&hellip

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Charities Obtain Injunction against Gaming Control Board Director

This is a copy of the email sent out by the Michigan Charitable Gaming Association. Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Clinton Canady III on Thursday issued a temporary injunction against the Michigan Gaming Control Board and its Executive Director preventing them from implementing so-called “regulatory updates” which attempted to restrict charities’ fundraising without following state [&hellip

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MiCGA’s Fight Against the MGCB Rules

The Michigan Charitable Gaming Association (MiCGA) had an emergency General Membership meeting at the Kellogg Center on Michigan State University campus yesterday.  This meeting was to discuss the documents that were released on the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) website outlining changes to the rules that govern Millionaire Parties.  You can read my thoughts on the rules here. Many of the [&hellip

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Quick News – 08/07/2013

Just some quick links to articles I found interesting. (Yes I wrote one of them but it’s still important!) Emergency General Membership Meeting of the Michigan Charitable Gaming Association August 8th, 2013 http://www.detpokerz.com/time-for-charities-to-fight-back-against-the-rule-changes/ WSOP Circuit Starts – Including information on Ryan “Riess the Beast” http://www.wsop.com/news/2013/Aug/4524/2013-2014-CIRCUIT-SEASON-KICKS-OFF-AT-FOXWOODS-THURSDAY.html WSOP Main Event on ESPN – Doyle stealing pots playing [&hellip

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Time for Charities to Fight Back Against the Rule Changes!

This evening, I received the following email from the Michigan Charitable Gaming Association regarding an urgent meeting on August 8th, 2013. NOTE: MEMBER AND NON-MEMBER CHARITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO COME!  Make sure you RSVP by emailing  jean@micga.org. If you are at a room playing poker, make sure you get the word out to the rooms and charities [&hellip

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