PRESS RELEASES

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, September 14, 2022

Sacramento, CA – No on 27, Californians for Tribal Sovereignty and Safe Gaming, the opposition campaign to Proposition 27, the out-of-state corporate online sports betting ballot measure, today released the following statement on the Public Policy Institute of California’s (PPIC) “Californians and Their Government” Survey results which show a majority of Californians (54%) opposed Proposition 27 while only about a third of Californians (34%) support the measure.

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, August 29, 2022

Sacramento, CA – Several California statewide elected office officials have come out strongly in opposition to Proposition 27, the out-of-state corporate online sports betting ballot measure.

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, August 19, 2022

California Democratic Party Opposed Last Month. The California Republican Party (CRP) has officially opposed Prop. 27, securing bi- partisan opposition to the out-of-state corporate gaming measure. The California Democratic Party is also formally opposed to Prop. 27.

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, August 9, 2022

Bi-partisan agreement to protect Tribal Sovereignty California legislative leaders jointly announced today their opposition to Prop. 27, the out-of-state corporate gaming operator initiative.

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, July 10, 2022

Los Angeles, CA – At their July Executive Board Meeting, the California Democratic Party (CDP) officially voted to Oppose Proposition 27, the out of state corporate online sports betting ballot measure. The California Young Democrats also voted over the weekend to oppose Proposition 27.

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, July 1, 2022

Last October, the Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations and the California Nations Indian Gaming Association jointly announced strong opposition to the out-of-state corporate sports betting ballot measure. Collectively these organizations represent over 40 gaming and non-gaming tribes in California.

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, June 28, 2022

Californians for Tribal Sovereignty and Safe Gaming today released a new web video revealing DraftKings CEO Jason Robins bragging to investors about the “very reasonable tax rate” they engineered into the proposed California ballot measure sponsored by his company.

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, June 1, 2022

The largest public sector union in California – the California Teachers Association (CTA)  – has voted to oppose the corporate out-of-state sports wagering operators’ measure. The CTA represents more than 300,000 members across the state. With more than 1,100 chapters in California school districts, this is a significant endorsement which reflects a rapidly growing coalition of community, business, and tribal organizations in opposition to the measure.

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, May 3, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Californians for Tribal Sovereignty and Safe Gaming today issued the following statement regarding the submission of signatures by out-of-state gaming corporations for their flawed and deceptive online sports betting measure:

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, May 3, 2022

SACRAMENTO – Californians for Tribal Sovereignty and Safe Gaming - representing a coalition of 33 tribal governments - today launched a new round of television and digital ads, investing another $12 million dollars into its statewide advertising campaign to defeat the deceptive online sports betting measure sponsored by out-of-state corporate gaming operators. The new round of ads includes both broadcast television advertising and a statewide digital effort.

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, April 28, 2022

Californians for Tribal Sovereignty and Safe Gaming - representing a coalition of 33 tribal governments - today released its third ad, (Spanish-language ad), ramping up their multimillion-dollar statewide advertising campaign to defeat the deceptive online sports betting measure sponsored by out-of-state corporate gaming operators. The campaign includes both broadcast television advertising and a statewide digital effort.

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, April 19, 2022

The out-of-state corporate sports betting measure proposed for the November ballot
continues to poll poorly among California voters. The Mellman Group polled 900
California voters from March 30-April 7, presenting voters with the official title and
summary that will appear in official election materials.

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, March 24, 2022

Californians for Tribal Sovereignty and Safe Gaming -representing a coalition of 27 tribal released their second governments as part of a multimillion-dollar statewide advertising campaign to online sports betting measure sponsored by out-of-state corporate online operators. The broadcast television advertising and n includes both a statewide digital effort.

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, February 24, 2022

Our polling team recently conducted a statewide survey measuring California voters’ views of the  proposed corporate online sports betting initiative currently gathering signatures for the  November 2022 ballot. The poll was conducted by The Mellman Group between February 9th through February 17th of 2022, surveying 900 CA voters using a combination of text to online, cell  phone and landline interviews. The margin of error for this poll is 3.25% with a confidence interval of 95%.

Rob Stutzman & Roger Salazar, February 9, 2022

Tribes are committed to a “NO” campaign that will Protect CA Tribal Gaming Three California tribal governments have formed a committee to campaign against an online sports  betting measure sponsored by out-of-state online gaming corporations. The San Manuel Band of Mission  Indians, the Rincon Band of Luisueño Indians, and Wilton Rancheria have established Californians for  Tribal Sovereignty and Safe Gaming.