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California tribes claim breach of compacts over cardroom games

Dave Palermo December 3, 2018

At least two prominent California Indian tribes are implementing dispute resolution provisions of their tribal-state casino compacts, an initial step in what may result in a federal lawsuit over allege failure of the state to regulate cardrooms, sources say.

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation in Yolo County and Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians of San Diego County contend the state has failed to enforce state laws and a constitutional amendment giving tribes the exclusive right to offer banked and percentage games.

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