You can now play, for free of course, online poker on another WA Tribe's site. The Coleville Tribes partnered with Bally's for their online gaming platform, and now you can play, and earn casino rewards at the same time. You can sign up at www.cotriga.com
It stands to reason that the Tribes will be pushing for internet gaming. The question remains, will the market be exclusive to Native operators, or are we going to have real options available?
Admin: There is no petition at this time. Current efforts are being directed at supporting impending legislation in the next session. We will see a bill introduced by Rep. Harris, and we will need supporters to come and rally, and testify, in favor of same.
Nov 20, 2013 9:52:32 GMT -8
Admin: We are going to see a bill in the State House in the coming session, stay tuned for details . . .
Nov 23, 2013 12:40:20 GMT -8
Burnscolepub: When you write your state representives, this is the statute you want to cite for repeal: RCW 9.46.220. If you google it you will see that it prohibits "providers" and 'lotteries". That's what keeps us from playing online at poker sites, and it the case of
Dec 30, 2013 11:15:57 GMT -8
Admin: RCW 9.46.220 deals with professional gambling, the section that makes internet poker a felony is RCW 9.46.240. The entire section cannot be repealed, but it should be amended. A regulatory framework requires amending several sections of 9.46, and some new
Dec 30, 2013 12:19:08 GMT -8
burnscolepub: Please preserve our personal freedoms and repeal the ban on internet poker, RCW 9.46.240 .
Jan 5, 2014 9:49:45 GMT -8
Admin: Be sure to participate in the Twitter Town Hall with the State House GOP Thurs 1/9 Follow the thread in forum for details
Jan 5, 2014 13:46:02 GMT -8
Admin: Be sure to participate in the Twitter Town Hall with the State House GOP Thurs 1/9 Follow this thread for details http://t.co/3qfihAoZ7Q
Jan 7, 2014 14:36:23 GMT -8
Admin: The legislature is now in session. Call, write, or e-mail your Senator and Representative and ask them to take up the issue, regulation is better than prohibition; prohibition turns a blind eye to the very things it was intended to address
Jan 14, 2014 9:57:31 GMT -8
pullman: What is the contact in Whitman County?
Feb 9, 2014 15:25:47 GMT -8
Admin: sent you a pm with links to your legislators
Feb 12, 2014 15:47:19 GMT -8
Guest: Simply Boycott the casino util they give in!
Feb 24, 2014 23:51:47 GMT -8
Admin: Election year, and poker players need to send a message with their vote!
Mar 17, 2014 8:30:58 GMT -8
Nicholas Kunkel (L): Support WA's Libertarian Party candidates in 2014. They will seek market based solutions to allow you to use your money how you see fit (including playing poker!).
Jun 3, 2014 14:32:49 GMT -8
Matt House: I just received a response from Representative Brandon Vick that he is supporting the Bill!
Jan 13, 2015 13:11:44 GMT -8
Snowlights1: I think it is about time that Washington state join other states in allowing online poker. this is primarily a skill game that was taken away from us by the Federal Goverment. Online poker was a way to generate revenue for the State
Jan 21, 2015 1:30:11 GMT -8
darklady: Is there someone who can create an informative Email and list all the relevant members, post it on the site for us to approve and send to all at once?
Jan 24, 2015 14:43:48 GMT -8
Admin: At this time, the only legislator that matters is the Committee Chair, Rep. Hurst. He alone will make the decision on whether or not HB1114 gets a hearing, and only after such a hearing will any other legislator have a say in or a position on the bill.
Jan 25, 2015 11:22:15 GMT -8