Category Archives: Indian gaming

Comanche Effort to Shut Down Chickasaw Casino Fails for Now

Here are the materials in Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Zinke  (W.D. Okla.): 13-1 Motion for PI 20 Response 26 Reply 33 DCT Order

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Stockbridge-Munsee/Ho-Chunk Nation/Wisconsin Gaming Compact Dispute Dismissed as Moot

Here are the materials in Stockbridge-Munsee Community v. State of Wisconsin (W.D. Wis.): 8 motion for pi 27 state response 37 ho-chunk response 39 reply 57 ho-chunk motion for judgment on pleadings 58 stockbridge opposition 62 reply 67 dct order

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Interior Prevails in Defense of Ione Band Trust Land Acquisition in Ninth Circuit

Here is the opinion in County of Amador v. Dept. of Interior. UPDATE: And the unpublished opinion in No Casino in Plymouth v. Zinke. An excerpt: This case involves a dispute over a proposed casino in Amador County, California. Plaintiff, the … Continue reading

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Kansas v. NIGC Cert Petition

Here: Cert Petition Question presented: Whether NIGC legal opinions that determine whether Indian lands are eligible for gaming under IGRA are reviewable final agency actions. Lower court materials here.

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Alabama Supreme Court Rejects Tribal Immunity Defense in Two of Three Cases against Poarch Band Creek

Here are the opinions: 2017.09.29 – Harrison opinion Briefs: Harrison Brief Reply 2017.09.29 – Rape opinion We posted some briefs on the Rape case here. Additional materials here: Tribe Brief Reply 2017.09.29 – Wilkes opinion Briefs: Wilkes Brief Tribe Brief

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Competitor Challenge to North Fork Rancheria Casino Continues

Here are the materials in Club One Casino Inc. v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint 22 Motion to Supplement Administrative Record 25 Response 26 Reply 30 DCT Order

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Federal Court Issues Split Decision in Flandrea Santee Sioux — South Dakota Tax Dispute

Here are the materials in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe v. Gerlach (D. S.D.): 79 State Motion for Summary J 117 Flandreau Motion for Summary J 124 State Opposition 130 Flandreau Opposition 136 Flandreau Reply 154 DCT Order An excerpt: 1. The … Continue reading

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Nooksack Reaches Settlement with National Indian Gaming Commission

Here: Nooksack NIGC Settlement

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Federal Court Dismisses Effort to Shut Down Indian Casino Project Allegedly Built on Indian Cemetery

Here are the materials in Rosales v. Dutschke (E.D. Cal.): 62-1 Tribally Related Defendants Motion to Dismiss 63-1 Federal Defendants Motion to Dismiss 74 Response to Federal Motion 75 Response to Tribal Motion 80 Federal Reply 84 Tribal Reply 98 DCT … Continue reading

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Kialegee Tribal Town Sues over Raid by Muscogee (Creek) Lighthorsemen

Here is the complaint in Kialegee Tribal Town v. Dellinger (N.D. Okla.): 2 Complaint

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