Poker Ambitions Of Tribe In Limbo

Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel has been ordered by the federal judge to close the operation of its online bingo platform.


The tribe launched this gaming platform to check the response of people in it before launching the poker game online. The decision has been taken a few days before.

California Judge, U.S. Southern District Anthony Battaglia said in this judgment that tribe’s bingo online game platform, violates the Enforcement act 2006 Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement. The platform was launched by the tribe in the year 2014. The state of California is also ordered to close the operation of the Desert Bingo gambling website. The state was trying for the legalization of online poker.

The UIGEA has also put the restriction of online gambling sites for the processing of payment. According to the California, the reason why the tribe online Bingo game site has been asked to close is, because the platform was offering gambling online to the people who are not allowed to play games of gambling.

The states of Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware have regulated casino games online. But, it was only for those who stay in their respective borders. However, Delaware and Nevada do share online poker liquidity. These states got the green signal to do so, because of another act that has a different interpretation with regards to online games of gambling. The act is 1961 Wire Act

Citing the case of Nevada and Delaware, Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel could appeal in court to allow them to operate their site. But, the real problem with the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel is that, the Federal judge has

The silver lining for the tribe is that the federal judge has pitched the lawsuit, of California. It says online gaming violates gaming compact of the state.

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