DesertRoseBingo.com, which the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel launched previously this month. California desires to pull the plug.
The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel is facing a lawsuit that is federal their state of Ca over its online gaming activities. The state wishes the plug pulled on the go-it-alone operator that is tribal early in the day this month established its online bingo service, Desertrosebingo.com. The tribe has also announced its intention to offer online poker to Californians, irrespective of if the state chooses to legalize and regulate it or perhaps not, and has consistently said the launch of its on-line 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, safety, and welfare.'
The state is seeking 'orders temporarily restraining, and permanently enjoining, the Tribe's providing and performing Internet gambling in breach regarding the Compact as well as in breach of state and federal law.'
Breach of State Gaming Compact
'This action seeks injunctive that is appropriate to avoid unlawful Internet gambling; Defendant Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, also known as Santa Ysabel Ba