Iowa Tribe Granted Isle of Man Gaming License

casino onlineThe Perkins-based Iowa Tribe has obtained a license from the Isle of Man that will allow it to offer real-money internet gaming in many foreign countries and says it has a new deal to to partner with an “internationally known brand.”

The tribe and its partner Universal Entertainment Group could get a boost from this yet-to be named brand to finally launch Pokertribe.com. The website has missed several previously announced launch dates. Universal Entertainment Group is also possibly under federal investigation, as I previously reported here.

The tribe now says it will be able to launch the site sometime this fall.

“We are in the final stages of the sale and have been working diligently with Universal Entertainment Group to finalize the transfer of the online gaming assets, which includes the software license agreement, to the company that has an internationally-known brand,” Bobby Walkup, chairman of the Iowa Tribe said in a statement. “This new relationship will be beneficial to the Tribe and the new software owner as PokerTribe.com enters the international online gaming market.”

More at News OK

Related Stories from This Week in Gambling:

  • Kahnawake Plan to Operator Online Sports Betting Site The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is today calling on the Senate of Canada to bring Bill C290 to an immediate vote. Their inaction on the bill continues to foster an illegal, unregulated and dangerous environment for Canadian sports bettors. On June 2 the Mohawk Council of […]
  • Tribal Gaming not allowed to intervene in New York case Biz Journals - The latest ruling in the ongoing battle of the legality of a casino in downtown Buffalo was made but resolution of the eight-year-old case doesn’t seem any closer. A motion made by the National Indian Gaming Commission to intervene and be a party to the lawsuit by […]
  • Tribal online poker service launches in California this week iGaming Business - The Santa Ysabel Tribal Development Corporation has announced that it will launch its real-money online poker service in the US state of California next week, according to various reports. Dave Vialpando, chairman of the commission, said that the Iipay Nation of […]