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Tribal Gaming Ruling: Betting on “Desert Rose Bingo” Violates UIGEA

Klein Moynihan Turco August 8 2018

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently rendered a decision based on the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (“UIGEA”) that could have broad implications for online tribal gaming.

In the lawsuit, the State of California and the United States (the “Government”) sought an injunction to prohibit the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel (“the Iipay Nation”) from continuing to operate “Desert Rose Casino,” which is a server-based computerized bingo game that can be played on the Internet.

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