Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval shot to popularity on State Attorney General Adam Laxalt's publicly expressed support for RAWA in one of three states that are US has currently legalized iGaming.
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has publicly reprimanded his state's attorney general, Adam Laxalt, over the baffling pro-RAWA comments he made Tuesday on the neighborhood talk that is political Ralston Live.
Laxalt, whose grandfather Paul Laxalt governed the state from 1967-1971, told veteran reporter that is political commentator Jon Ralston that he completely meant to add his name to a directory of state solicitors general whom support the Restoration of America's Wire Act (RAWA).
This, regardless of the undeniable fact that the legislation, if passed, would effectively dismantle the Nevada's fledgling online gambling industry. Hawaii's legislature voted unanimously to authorize and regulate online poker in 2013.
Last month, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster and South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson began circulating a string letter designed to drum up support for RAWA among state AGs.
Pressed on he would, he said whether he would sign the letter, Laxalt, usually a states' rights advocate, gave an unexpected answer: yes.
Laxalt's 2014 election campaign received capital from LVS chairman Sheldon Adelson, RAWA's architect and sponsor that is financial.
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