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Old 07-13-2018, 02:11 PM   #5126
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I'm no expert on tribal law but there's at least some sense in which they're under the jurisdiction of state regulation. I'm pretty sure it's not just coincidence that Muck, Tul, Sno, et al observe the $500 max bet limit, as though each tribe independently decided to impose that same limit.
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Old 07-13-2018, 06:23 PM   #5127
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The Snoqualmie Casino Poker Room will be closing August 2 at 6:00PM
Please be aware of the following Poker Room promotional changes:

Player Supported Jackpot Rake (PSJ) ends on July 25, 2018 at 8:00AM
High Hand weekly total values will increase (approximately double) starting July 25 through
August 2, 2018 at 5:00PM
Monte Carlo promotion ends on August 2, 2018 at 8:00AM
Remaining PSJ funds will be distributed to an alternate in-house progressive game

source: https://www.snocasino.com/gaming/table-games/
Another poker player screw-job.
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Old 07-13-2018, 06:27 PM   #5128
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I'm speculating here,,,,but is Sno regulated by WA.gov rules? I assume Sno is under tribal law....
The Tribes own the state gambling commission. They bought $$$ these Washington State Gambling Commission clowns fair and square. Al Capone would be proud. This state is so corrupt. BTW I know first hand having been involved in doing business with our State. You can discount my claim. No matter- it is true.
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Old Yesterday, 05:32 AM   #5129
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The fact that Snoqualmie's tribal announcements refer to PSJ as "PSJ rake" should have tipped you off. The WAC rules you are citing are for non-tribal operators, not tribal operators. As far as tribal operators are concerned, it's all rake. Yes, there are two drop slots, but after the count they go into the same bucket. None of it has to go back to the players. None.


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Old Yesterday, 12:36 PM   #5130
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Re: Seattle

that why places get away with this stuff as people dont vote with their feet.

if players let some of the joints that dont have much action that they will start coming if they have a low rake where small stakes players can actually win and grow their bankroll, then things have a chance of changing.
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Old Yesterday, 03:03 PM   #5131
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The fact that Snoqualmie's tribal announcements refer to PSJ as "PSJ rake" should have tipped you off. The WAC rules you are citing are for non-tribal operators, not tribal operators.
I tried to verify this but I didn't spend too much time digging so I may have missed something. Title 230 is about the Gambling Commission, who appears to regulate WA tribals as well. Chapter 230-15 is card game rules and seems to pertain to local (nontribal) cardrooms although I couldn't confirm that in my browsing.

Clearly the WSGC has a role in regulating tribals, which they're calling Class III: https://www.wsgc.wa.gov/tribal-gaming/casino-locations

I'm not very familiar with this so if anyone has any pointers in how to find the relevant legislation, I'm all ears and will be appreciative!
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Old Today, 05:47 AM   #5132
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Here's a link to another current thread that is useful to this discussion :

https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/2...-down-1717174/

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