DesertRoseBingo.com, which the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel launched previously this month. California wants to pull the plug.
The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel is facing a federal lawsuit from hawaii of California over its online video gaming activities. The state wishes the plug pulled on the go-it-alone tribal operator which early in the day this month established its online bingo service, Desertrosebingo.com. The tribe has also established its intention to offer poker that is online Californians, regardless of whether or not the state chooses to legalize and regulate it or otherwise not, and has consistently stated the launch of its online poker site, PrivateTable.com, is ‘imminent.’
This week asserts that the tribe’s actions are ‘an imminent threat to the general public health, security, and welfare. while the tribal operator believes it ‘is exerting its sovereign right under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGA) to manage and conduct Class II gaming from the tribe’s reservation,’ the 14-page lawsuit given by the California Attorney General’
The state is seeking ‘orders temporarily restraining, and permanently enjoining, the Tribe’s offering and conducting online gambling in breach regarding the Compact and in violation of state and federal legislation.’
Breach of State Gaming Compact
‘This action seeks injunctive that is appropriate to avoid unlawful Internet gambling; Defendant Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, a Continue reading