Morongo Band and San Manuel Band question fantasy sports bill

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The Morongo Band of Mission Indians and the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians are wondering why lawmakers in California are moving quickly to regulate the emerging fantasy sports industry.

The tribes sent two similarly-worded letters to Assemblyman Adam Gray (D), the author of AB 1437, The Sacramento Bee reported. They say the measure hasn't received as much debate on Internet poker bills like AB 167 yet it already passed the Assembly by a 68 to 1 vote on January 27.

The tribal leaders suggest that online poker and fantasy sports could be bundled into a larger package, the Bee reported. Other tribes have raised similar questions about AB 167.

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