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Appeals Court Overturns Ruling Against the States New Rules

“The Michigan Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 opinion released Friday, overturned a Michigan Court of Claims ruling that declared invalid the state’s new rules governing charity poker games.” – Full Article is here &nbsp

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Senate Bill 0187 (2015) – via MiCGA

Via Michigan Charitable Gaming Association: Senate Bill 187 Passes Committee Unanimously – Bill Now Headed to Floor   The Senate Committee on Regulatory Reform heard testimony and voted on Senator Rick Jones’s SB 187 today, May 6th.  The Senate Fiscal Analysis, which was also published today, can be read here.   SB 187 was passed unanimously [&hellip

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Court of Appeals Hearing Adjourned Regarding States Appeal of Injunction

January 21, 2015 Court of Appeals to Reschedule Oral Argumentsfor State’s Appeal of Permanent Injunction February 3, 2015 Hearing AdjournedThe Clerk of the Court of Appeals issued a rescheduling order yesterday that will postpone the Oral Arguments originally set for early February. No further information is available.  MiCGA will forward the new date for the [&hellip

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Hearing on Emergency Rules – Monday 9/29/2014

The Michigan Charitable Gaming Association sent out the following to it’s members:   Attend the Hearing in Detroit on the Preliminary Injunction of the Emergency Rules!Monday, September 29 at 10:00a.m. Detroit Judge Pat Donofrio of the Court of Claims has scheduled a hearing on the Plaintiff’s motion for a Preliminary Injunction of the Emergency Rules [&hellip

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Lansing Demonstration – Charities rely on Millionaire Parties! 9/16/2014

          On September 16th, 2014 in Lansing, MI, Charities, Suppliers and we hope lots of poker players will show up for a peaceful demonstration in the hopes that the legislators will push to pass SB878. Drive, bike, car pool or crawl if you have to but make sure you get there [&hellip

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Michigan Gaming Control Board Newletter – Lansing Protest in September

SEE NOTE AT END OF ARTICLE ABOUT THE LANSING PROTEST Here is a copy of the email the MGCB sent me (1st one since signing up several months ago): The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) continues to work closely with qualified organizations (charities) and suppliers to issue millionaire party licenses under the emergency rules issued [&hellip

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