Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval shot to popularity on State Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s publicly expressed support for RAWA in just 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 political talk show Ralston Live.
Laxalt, whose grandfather Paul Laxalt governed the state from 1967-1971, told veteran governmental reporter and commentator Jon Ralston that he completely intended to add his name to a directory of state attorneys general whom support the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA).
This, inspite of the proven fact that the legislation, if passed, would efficiently dismantle the Nevada’s fledgling online gambling industry. Hawaii’s legislature voted unanimously to authorize and manage online poker in 2013.
Last month, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster and sc Attorney General Alan Wilson began circulating a chain letter intended to drum up help 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 funding from LVS chairman Sheldon Adelson, RAWA’s architect and monetary sponsor.
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