Ho-Chunk tribe deemed OK to continue offering electronic poker

12/5/2012 | Wisconsin State Journal (Madison)

The Ho-Chunk tribe can continue offering electronic poker at its casino in Madison, Wis., following U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb's ruling on Wednesday that an arbitrator was unauthorized to decide whether the tribe's poker operation was permissible. "The bottom line is that the arbitrator explained his award as an interpretation of federal and state law, not as an interpretation or enforcement of the compact. Accordingly, I conclude that the arbitrator exceeded his powers," Crabb wrote.

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