NorthernBear Online Casino Under Scrutiny by RCMP

Published Saturday, November 10, 2012 -

The world is watching a Canadian Tribal casino rock the status quo in that part of the planet. The launch of a functional online gambling operation that has not been authorized by government officials is causing huge concern for politicians and police in the far flung reaches of Canada`s vast domain.

One man has taken the bold step into the legal breach, Bernie Shepherd who is the CEO of the White Bear First Nation in the prairie province of Saskatchewan is letting the government know he is serious and intends to continue with his efforts to keep this entity alive and humming. The web location has been operational since November 6th and is powered by GEOBet software. The government of the province has asked the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to look into the matter and report back to the officials. Mr. Shepherd is a forerunner of things to come as British Columbia, Quebec, and soon to be Ontario and Manitoba are already in the game as well of course the thousands of regulated and non regulated online gambling sites available on the world wide web. Shepherd won an earlier battle with the province when RCMP closed his B&M casino in 1993 resulting in the legal operation of six Native Casinos and two provincial operations in Saskatchewan.

The RCMP is taking a cautious approach before laying any charges fearful that what they do could have repercussions in the provincial legislature. GEOBet has gone to great lengths to be sure they are operating within the Wapi-Maskwa iGaming Act and have obtained licenses from Curacao, Malta, and Kahnawake online gambling regulatory authorities. This venture is history making for Tribal Casinos in the Canadian jurisdiction, that could eventually see a network of online tribal casinos offering share resources and revenues.

The Northern Bear Casino offers everything from casino games to poker and even sports betting options. There are a number of payment options available including major credit card acceptance.

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