2018 Online Poker Bills in NY State Legislature!
“We need pressure from the outside, too. There has to be momentum and push on the inside and outside. We need to show that there’s voices out there other than people opposed to wagering, and they are respectable poker players who we are depriving opportunities.” - NY Assemblyman Clyde Vanel

(04/03): New letter and tweets, please take action for April (even if you took action in March).

(04/03): NY legislators did not include iPoker in the state budget, this means that public support for iPoker bills is even more important to get lawmakers to act.



First it happened in NJ, then PA, and now NY is poised to legalize online poker!

The voice of poker supporters like you will make sure elected officials know that voters want online poker in NY. Please send a pre-filled email and pro-poker tweets to these influential NY state officials!




Tweet these NY State Legislative Members

This is almost too easy. All you need is a Twitter account! Just click the Twitter logo and send a pre-filled tweet urging these NY Assembly Members to legalize and regulate Internet poker.

Please contact all the lawmakers below. How they vote could decide the future of online poker in New York.

  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo
  • Asm. J. Gary Pretlow
  • Speaker Carl Heastie
  • Asm. Latoya Joyner
  • Asm. Maritza Davila
  • Asm. Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes
  • Asm. Patricia Fahy


Action #2: Send an Email to Your NY Lawmakers (NY Residents Only)

Once you’ve sent the tweets, please use the button below to email your State Senator and Assembly Member office. It only takes 30 seconds to get this email directly into the inboxes of your elected officials. Please click the button below and make your voice heard!



What Else Can I Do?

  • Word of mouth: Many don't know about the iPoker bills, use social media and email to tell them about this page (http://theppa.org/ny-poker)! More voices means more reasons for elected officials to take action.

  • Subscribe: Over the next few months, the PPA will keep New Yorkers updated on the progress of the bills and when additional actions need to be taken. If you haven't already, subscribe to the PPA mailing list.