Saturday, August 22, 2020

Pala Interactive In Pennsylvania

PR Newswire - Wind Creek Casino launches Pala Interactive powered Online Gaming Platform in Pennsylvania

Excerpt:

"Pala Interactive is honored to have been selected as Wind Creek's technology partner," said Pala's CEO Jim Ryan. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved the launch of the Wind Creek real money online casino on July 24th.  This launch represents completion of the first phase of a multi-stage real money and social casino plan.  The next phase will be the introduction of the Wind Creek sports betting offering in partnership with BetFred USA Sports and Scientific Games Corporation, expected to launch later this Fall.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Covid-19

Village News - San Diego County reaches high for COVID-19 related hospitalizations in July

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego County public health officials Monday reported 529 coronavirus-related hospitalizations -- a high for the month of July -- and expressed concern about a weekend outdoor church service that attracted scores of unmasked worshippers.

The county also reported 523 new diagnoses to raise the region's cumulative coronavirus case total to 27,507, but the death toll was unchanged at 533.

Locally, Bonsall has reported 32 cases, Pala 39 and Fallbrook Fallbrook 266.

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Friday, May 15, 2020

But Tribal Sovereignty?


County Vows To Fight Plans By Tribal Casinos To Reopen Next Week

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 By Amita Sharma KPBS

Excerpts:

But county health officials aren’t happy with the plan and are asking the federal government to help keep the casinos closed.

”We want to make it perfectly clear that we do not agree with reopening casinos on May 18,” County Public Health Officer Dr. Wilma Wooten said. “We feel that the health officers’ order does extend to our tribal nations in this particular situation and we’re working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to try to address this issue further.”

Casinos are owned by Native American tribes that are considered sovereign nations and are not subject to state and county laws.

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Steinberg and others are especially concerned about seniors, who are some of the most avid casino patrons. He said he will tell his elderly patients to “stay the heck out of casinos.”

Barona and Pala casino operators say they’ve not made a decision yet on when to reopen

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I guess we'll find out just how sovereign tribes are soon.

Also:

Sycuan, Valley View Casinos Announce Reopening Dates