Category Archives: IGRA

Gun Lake Tribe and state to split $21.7M in disputed revenue sharing

From mLive.com: The Gun Lake Tribe of Pottawatomi Indians and the state of Michigan have agreed to split $21.7 million as a “partial settlement” of a dispute over the Michigan Lottery’s creation of online ticket sales and lottery terminals in … Continue reading

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Cross Motions for Summary Judgment in Seminole IGRA Good Faith Suit against Florida

Here are the pleadings in Seminole Tribe of Florida v. State of Florida (N.D. Fla.): 37 Seminole Motion for Summary J 38 Florida Motion for Summary J Motion to dismiss stage pleadings here.

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Butte County Loses Challenge to NIGC Compact Approval

Here are the materials and documents in the matter of Butte County, CA v. Chadhouri et al, 08-cv-00519 (D.C. July 15, 2016): Doc. 115 – Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment Doc. 117 … Continue reading

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Amended Opinion from 9th Circuit in JAC v. Chadhouri

Download order and amended opinion here. Link to previous coverage here.

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Picayune Rancheria Files Complaint Against DOI to Stop Off Reservation Gaming

Download complaint here. Link to news coverage here.

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D. Conn. Dismisses MGM’s Action Against State for Tribal Gaming Act

Here are the materials in MGM Resorts International Global Gaming Development, LLC v. Malloy et al, 15-cv-01182 (Jun. 23, 2016): Doc. 35 – First Amended Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief Doc. 44-1 – Memorandum of Law In Support of Defendants’ … Continue reading

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California Court of Appeals Affirms Contract Breach Judgment against Cabazon Band

Here is the opinion in Wells Fargo Bank NA v. Cabazon Band of Mission Indians. An excerpt: The indenture and note between the Bank and the Tribe were secured by a perfected security interest in the DAR, after being deposited … Continue reading

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RFP to Legally Represent the Arizona Indian Gaming Association

Download request for proposals here. Proposals due June 15, 2016.

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Ninth Circuit Rejects NEPA Challenge to NIGC Authority

Here is the opinion in Jamul Action Committee v. Chaudhuri. The court’s syllabus: The panel affirmed the district court’s denial of a petition for a writ of mandamus under the Administrative Procedure Act of a group of tribal members and … Continue reading

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Federal Court Refuses to Lift Injunction against Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Gaming, but Ends Continuing Jurisdiction

Here are the materials in State of Texas v. Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (W.D. Tex.): 531 Pueblo Motions 538 Texas Response 591 Pueblo Reply 592 Alabama Coushatta Tribe Amicus Brief 600 Pueblo Response to American Legion Amicus Brief 608 DCT … Continue reading

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