The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes
are suing their former partners over a failed online poker website.
The tribe was working with Universal Entertainment Group on PokerTribes.com but the site never went live. A lawsuit claims the tribe was cheated out of $9.45 million in development and other costs, The Oklahoman reported.
"We continue to aggressively work with federal regulators and law enforcement authorities to bring about the indictment of those who have taken advantage of our tribes and misused our tribes' gaming revenues," Governor Eddie Hamilton told the paper in a statement.
Universal Entertainment Group has since formed a partnership with Iowa Tribe
. Their site, PokerTribe.Com
, has repeatedly seen delays but they are promising live money play sometime this fall.
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes filed the lawsuit in their court system, The Oklahoman reported.
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(The Oklahoman September 29, 2017)
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