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Bay Mills Indian Community hails off-reservation casino ruling


The Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan welcomed a ruling favoring its off-reservation casino but didn't say whether it plans to reopen the disputed facility.

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday lifted an injunction against the casino in Vanderbilt. But the court did not say whether the facility is legal, only that it lacked jurisdiction over a lawsuit and that the tribe did not waive its sovereign immunity.

The tribe debuted the casino last November.

Get the Story:
Court vacates casino injunction (The Port Huron Times-Herald 8/16)
Vanderbilt casino could reopen after federal appeals court rules in favor of Bay Mills Indian Community (MLive 8/16)
Flint Township supervisor waits for word on fate of proposed Bay Mills casino after court ruling (MLive 8/16)
'Vacating of injunction' - what will it mean for shuttered Vanderbilt casino? (The Petoskey News-Review 8/15)
Federal Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Shuttered Vanderbilt Casino (Interlochen Public Radio 8/15)

An Opinion:
Editorial: Bay Mills casino wins a reprieve (The Port Huron Times-Herald 8/16)

6th Circuit Decision:
Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community (August 15, 2012)

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6th Circuit lifts injunction over Bay Mills off-reservation casino (8/15)