Radio Host Banished From Casinos
As reported by the Tulsa World: "Local radio talk-show host Michael DelGiorno -- who has railed against Indian casinos and gamblers on his show -- has been banished from Creek Nation casinos after he allegedly was caught taking poker chips following a losing hand at blackjack, tribal records show. "DelGiorno also was told to leave a Cherokee Nation casino on the same day last year after a dealer complained that he had made sexually inappropriate remarks, records show. "DelGiorno hosts a morning talk show on KFAQ (1170 AM), where he often discusses his views on religious and social issues. ".The Creek Nation Office of Public Gaming held a hearing Sept. 20 and issued an order banishing DelGiorno from the tribe's casinos for five years, the maximum allowed under the tribe's code, records show. ".About three hours before the incident at the Creek Nation casino, DelGiorno had been told to leave the Cherokee Casino in Catoosa ".The incident report, dated Aug. 29, 2005, states that DelGiorno and another man who were playing poker began cussing at the dealer because they were losing. The men also made sexually inappropriate remarks to a male dealer about a nearby female dealer, the report says."