Tag Archives: Indian Gaming Regulatory Act
- Tribe v. tribe in Washington state over Spokane casino turf
April 19, 2017
A federally recognized Washington state tribe has sued the federal government in the hope of blocking a rival tribe’s off-reservation casino plans. Last week, the Kalispel Tribe, which has operated the Northern Quest casino (pictured) in Airway Heights in Spokane County for the past 15 years, filed a lawsuit against...
- Idaho lawmakers go after tribal gaming machines with new measure
February 10, 2017
A proposal to alter part of a 2002 law authorizing gambling gaming machines in tribal casinos has gained steam in the Idaho congress. The Idaho State Journal reported that lawmakers believe the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act isn’t aligned with the state constitution. The Idaho Constitution prohibits slot machines across...
- Proposition 48 Divides Opinion in California
October 28, 2014
Referendum "Proposition 48" is set to divide the state of California as people start to realize that a "yes" vote has far reaching implications beyond the immediate debate over whether the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians can build a casino on tribal land, approximately 38 miles from the tribe’s...
- Pojoaque tribe’s gaming compact in New Mexico comes under fire
August 11, 2014
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez’s administration sued the federal government to prevent the Interior Department from approving a new gambling compact for the Pojoaque Pueblo tribe and imposing it on the state. Martinez's office filed the lawsuit in Thursday at Federal District Court in Albuquerque. According to the governor, the...
- California tribe goes rogue with launch of real-money online poker site
July 14, 2014
Apparently fed up with the inertia gripping California’s efforts to enact a regulated online poker system, one California tribe is taking matters into its own hands by launching its own real-money online poker site. The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, a federally recognized tribe located in San Diego County, is...
- Becky’s Affiliated: Access to Tribal Casinos via Internet-Based Proxy Play
June 19, 2014
The Native American Tribes are major players when it comes to the gambling industry in the United States. Tribal Casinos account for 43 percent of the gaming industry in the country and the fact that they have sovereign rights put them in a unique position in comparison to other American...
Philippines can overtake Singapore, but with higher risk
March 21, 2017