Tag Archives: pechanga band of luiseño indians
- California tribal casinos embrace social gaming
November 10, 2016
California’s tribal gaming operators are increasingly discovering the direct and indirect benefits of launching online free-play social casinos. Last week brought the debut of Best Bet Casino, a new social gaming app from the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians’ Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula. The site currently offers slots,...
- Anti-PokerStars California coalition seeks mandatory 10-year timeout, $60m penalty
June 30, 2016
The California tribes blocking passage of the state’s latest online poker bill have proposed strict conditions for allowing PokerStars to get a license. In a letter to Assemblyman Adam Gray obtained by Gambling Compliance scribe Chris Krafcik (@CKrafcik), the seven-tribe coalition led by the Pechanga and Agua Caliente bands reiterate...
- California tribes mull unified front to keep racetracks from offering online poker
April 5, 2015
Amaya Gaming’s path to launching PokerStars in California became slightly less obstructed this week after a prominent tribe appeared to back away from its previous antagonism toward so-called ‘bad actors.’ As recently as last month, a seven-tribe coalition led by the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians wrote to California Assemblyman...
- Pechanga-led coalition says California needs protection from PokerStars
March 12, 2015
A coalition of influential California Indian tribes has given state legislators a simple message: keep PokerStars out. The six-tribe coalition – led by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians – issued a letter to Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer stating their opposition to his...
- Some California tribes reach online poker consensus, but Morongo remain outliers
May 17, 2014
California’s often disharmonious approach to regulating online poker struck a somewhat more on-key note this week after two tribal coalitions reached consensus on a number of legislative sticking points. Tribal lobbyist Jerome Encinas told Gambling Compliance that coalitions led by the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians and the San Manuel...
- California online poker bill may offer wiggle room on ‘bad actor’ prohibition
February 22, 2014
And so it was, late on Friday, that Sheldon 'Obi-Wan' Adelson suddenly looked as if he was about to faint. As he clutched onto the corner of his desk to keep himself upright, his personal assistant rushed to his side, asking what was wrong. Obi-Adelson replied: “I felt a great...