7th Circuit Reverses Decision, Finds Nonbanked Poker Allowed On Tribal Land

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 10:14 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — In reversing a lower court decision, a panel of the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeal on April 29 held that the Ho-Chunk Nation tribe had the right to continue to offer at its gaming facility nonbanked poker because the State of Wisconsin did not criminalize nonbanked poker and the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) did not permit the state to interfere with Class II poker on tribal land (State of Wisconsin v. Ho-Chunk Nation, No. 14-2529, 7th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 7091)....

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