California Files Lawsuit Against Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel

California Files Lawsuit Against Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel

DesertRoseBingo.com, which the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel launched early in the day this month. California desires to pull the plug.

The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel is facing a lawsuit that is federal their state of California over its online video gaming activities. The state desires the plug pulled on the go-it-alone operator that is tribal earlier this month established its online bingo service, Desertrosebingo.com. The tribe has additionally announced its intention to offer online poker to Californians, regardless of if the state chooses to legalize and regulate it or not, and has consistently stated the launch of its online poker site, PrivateTable.com, is ‘imminent.’

While the tribal operator believes it ‘is exerting its sovereign right under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGA) to regulate and conduct Class II gaming from the tribe’s booking,’ the 14-page lawsuit issued by the Ca Attorney General this week asserts that the tribe’s actions are ‘an imminent threat towards the general public health, security, and welfare.’

The state is seeking ‘orders temporarily restraining, and permanently enjoining, the Tribe’s offering and conducting Web gambling in breach for the Compact plus in violation of state and federal legislation.’

Breach of State Gaming Compact

‘This action seeks injunctive that is appropriate to prevent unlawful Internet gambling; Defendant Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, additionally underst Continue reading “California Files Lawsuit Against Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel”