COMPACT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COMPACT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Judge: Idaho suit over tribal poker defies compact http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58105331-79/poker-state-idaho-compact.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58105331-79/poker-state-idaho-compact.html.csp">Judge: Idaho suit over tribal poker defies compact</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KIMBERLEE KRUESI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T17:31:02.414-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boise • Poker can continue for now at the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s casino in Worley after a federal judge ruled Monday that the state violated a gambling compact in a dispute over a game Idaho says is illegal. The state sued last month to shut down the tribe’s poker room, saying all forms of poker are banned under Idaho’s Constitution and state law. But tribal representatives argued that Texas Hold ‘Em poker is not considered illegal gambling but a game of skill. Tribal officials said in court near...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581053312014-06-23T17:31:02.414-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T17:31:02.414-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58105331@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:31:02 MDT