The Morongo Tribe could be the only one in California to don’t support the current draft online poker bill, due to its alliance with PokerStars.
California’s tribal gaming operators have actually united behind a draft bill which could sooner or later legalize online poker in California, therefore opening what guarantees to be the biggest market in the United States, and possibly one of the biggest into the world. In a letter to the sponsors associated with current draft bill, Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) and Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles), a coalition of Native American tribes announced that they had arrived at terms and would be lending their support.
‘We are honored to share with you and your colleagues that for the very first time in five years, the undersigned tribal governments are united in support associated with attached unified language that would authorize intrastate Internet poker within the State of California,’ begins the letter. ‘As you know, this journey has been long and difficult, but the challenges posed by the Internet need that we harness rather than cede the technology of the future for Ca and for our tribal communities.’
The unification of the tribes is an important action on the trail towards regulation; nevertheless, of the signatories representing 13 tribal operators in the letter, there was one absence that is notable. The Morongo Band of Mission Indians has Continue reading