Poker Voters of America, a grassroots non-profit association of U.S. poker players who vote and support political leaders who will protect the right to play the game, is looking for a new president following the resignation this week of founder-president Jim Tabilio.
 
The well connected and widely experienced Tabilio was also a principal and senior vice president for San Francisco-based Winning Directions, one of America’s leading strategic political messaging and communications firms. He will now concentrate his efforts on lobbying in the private sector and consulting work on the discipline for major companies.
 
PVA chief executive officer Melanie Brenner will continue with the organisation, providing continuity for the next president.
 
The PVA has been particularly active in encouraging US states to legalise and regulate online poker