Category Archives: IGRA

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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First Circuit Briefs in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)

Here: Tribe Brief US Amicus Brief Other briefs TK Lower court materials here.

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Shane Plumer on Turning Gaming Dollars Into Non-Gaming Revenue

Shane Plumer has published “Turning Gaming Dollars Into Non-Gaming Revenue: Hedging For The Seventh Generation” in the Journal of Law and Inequality’s Sua Sponte. Here is the abstract: There are four levels of diversification that tribes engage in: level one … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Seneca Gaming Case, Citizens Against Casino Gambling in Erie County v. Chaudhuri

Here is the order list today. Briefs here.

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California v. Pauma Cert Stage Briefs

Here are the briefs in California v. Pauma Band of Luiseño Mission Indians of the Pauma and Yuima Reservation: Cal v Pauma Cert Petn Pauma Cert Opposition Brief And Pauma Band of Luiseño Mission Indians of the Pauma and Yuima Reservation … Continue reading

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First Issue of Indian Gaming Lawyer

Download Vol. 1 No.1 (Spring 2016) here.

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