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Californian Tribes Threaten to Sue State Regulators and Card Rooms

B. Solomon, November 5, 2018

Long-simmering disputes between California gaming tribes and the state’s dozens of private cardrooms now threaten to erupt into lawsuits as the tribes have announced their intention to sue both these poker clubs and the regulatory authorities.

At the heart of the matter is the tribes’ contention that these commercial card facilities are spreading non-permitted games that basically amount to casino gambling, which ought to be reserved for the tribes under the terms of their gaming compacts.

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