Legal Alert - California Court Grants TRO Against Iipay Nation in Online Bingo Case


by Heidi McNeil Staudenmaier and Anthony J. Carucci

On December 12, 2014, Judge Anthony Battaglia of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted the State of California’s Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Indian Tribe. The TRO enjoins the Tribe from offering any gambling over the Internet to persons not physically located on the Tribe’s Indian lands and from accepting any funds from persons wagering over the Internet.

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