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Bay Mills Indian Community plans to reopen controversial casinoFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Bay Mills Indian Community plans to reopen controversial casino (11/21)
More than two years after winning a major decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Michigan tribe appears to reviving the project.

Michigan tribes share $28.6M in gaming funds with communitiesFiled Under: Compacts | Public Relations
Michigan tribes share $28.6M in gaming funds with communities (10/31)
The amount shared in 2015 was 1.8 percent lower than the year prior as some tribes saw declines in their net wins.

Supreme Court accepts case involving Mohegan Tribe casino employeeFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Supreme Court accepts case involving Mohegan Tribe casino employee (09/29)
The justices will consider a big question: Does the tribe's sovereign immunity extend to an employee of the tribe's casino?

Quapaw Tribe secures dismissal of lawsuit over casino site in KansasFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe secures dismissal of lawsuit over casino site in Kansas (12/18)
The tribe plans to spend $15 million to expand the Downstream Casino Resort onto trust land in Kansas.

Supreme Court declines to hear appeals in two gaming casesFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Supreme Court declines to hear appeals in two gaming cases (10/06)
The states of Oklahoma and Wisconsin were handed defeat by the justices as they opened their October 2015 term.

Sault Tribe faces hurdles with off-reservation gaming projectsFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Sault Tribe faces hurdles with off-reservation gaming projects (09/18)
More lawsuits are expected if the Bureau of Indian Affairs ever approves the tribe's land-into-trust applications.

Poarch Creeks secure major ruling in gaming dispute in AlabamaFiled Under: Litigation
Poarch Creeks secure major ruling in gaming dispute in Alabama (09/03)
The state's attempt to dispute the legality of land placed in trust for the tribe in the 1990s was rejected by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in a unanimous decision.

Supreme Court takes up petition in Kialegee Tribal Town disputeFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Supreme Court takes up petition in Kialegee Tribal Town dispute (09/01)
The battle began when the tribe announced plans to open a gaming facility on an Indian allotment near Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe weighs options after losing poker rulingFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Coeur d'Alene Tribe weighs options after losing poker ruling (07/23)
A rehearing before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals or a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court are possible.

Kialegee Tribal Town granted extension to respond in casino caseFiled Under: Litigation | NIGC
Kialegee Tribal Town granted extension to respond in casino case (05/27)
The state of Oklahoma wants to sue the tribe and its leaders for proposing a casino on an Indian allotment.

Chumash Tribe and leaders sued over $160M casino expansionFiled Under: California | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Chumash Tribe and leaders sued over $160M casino expansion (04/08)
An opposition group claims the casino site was never placed in trust and is not part of the tribe's reservation.

Supreme Court asked to hear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming caseFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | NIGC
Supreme Court asked to hear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming case (03/27)
The tribe dropped plans to build a casino on an Indian allotment but the state of Oklahoma is trying to keep the dispute alive by asking the justices to review a case that's very similar to one they recently decided.

Poarch Creeks remain confident after hearing in casino caseFiled Under: Litigation | NIGC
Poarch Creeks remain confident after hearing in casino case (01/14)
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in a lawsuit filed by the state of Alabama.

Jay Daniels: Kialegee casino dispute shows they just don't get itFiled Under: Litigation | Opinion
Jay Daniels: Kialegee casino dispute shows they just don't get it (12/29)
I get incensed when I see non-Indians forcing their dictas, or personal opinions without full support of standard case law decisions on Indians.

10th Circuit refuses to rehear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming caseFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | NIGC
10th Circuit refuses to rehear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming case (12/23)
The tribe and its leaders are protected from the state's lawsuit due to sovereign immunity.

Supreme Court rejects suit over Yavapai-Apache casino contractFiled Under: Business Deals | Litigation
Supreme Court rejects suit over Yavapai-Apache casino contract (12/16)
The tribe will remain protected by sovereign immunity in a dispute with an outside company.

Judge removes Sault Tribe from off-reservation gaming lawsuitFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Judge removes Sault Tribe from off-reservation gaming lawsuit (12/08)
The state plans to pursue individual tribal officials due to the sovereign immunity of the tribe itself.

Supreme Court ruling bodes well for tribes in gaming casesFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Supreme Court ruling bodes well for tribes in gaming cases (11/11)
The decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community is having positive effects throughout Indian Country.

10th Circuit rules for Kialegee Tribal Town in casino disputeFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
10th Circuit rules for Kialegee Tribal Town in casino dispute (11/10)
The decision relies on Michigan v. Bay Mills, an Indian gaming case that went before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Law Article: Supreme Court backs immunity in gaming lawsuitFiled Under: Litigation
Law Article: Supreme Court backs immunity in gaming lawsuit (09/25)
Attorney discusses the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community.

Editorial: Put a stop to off-reservation gaming plans in MichiganFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Put a stop to off-reservation gaming plans in Michigan (08/15)
Newspaper opposes off-reservation casinos for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and the Bay Mills Indian Community.

Alabama submits opening brief in Poarch Creek casino dispute">Filed Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC
Alabama submits opening brief in Poarch Creek casino dispute (07/17)
State claims that tribal casino sites were not validly placed in trust.

Kialegee Tribal Town seeks dismissal of state's gaming lawsuit">Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | NIGC
Kialegee Tribal Town seeks dismissal of state's gaming lawsuit (07/17)
The tribe says the Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community puts an end to Oklahoma's case.

Column: Outsiders pulling the strings on off-reservation gamingFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Column: Outsiders pulling the strings on off-reservation gaming (06/30)
The local community's wishes are being overridden by political puppetry.

Column: Bay Mills maintains ties to off-reservation casino siteFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Column: Bay Mills maintains ties to off-reservation casino site (06/23)
Port Huron was once home to an Ojibwe reservation.

Aura Bogado: Supreme Court upholds immunity in gaming case Filed Under: Litigation
Aura Bogado: Supreme Court upholds immunity in gaming case (06/17)
Aura Bogado interviews professor Matthew Fletcher about the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community.

KGOU: Tribal immunity attacked in Supreme Court casino caseFiled Under: Litigation
KGOU: Tribal immunity attacked in Supreme Court casino case (06/09)
Sixteen years and many tribal casinos later, the doctrine of sovereign immunity remains under attack.

Michigan drops appeal in Soo Tribe off-reservation casino caseFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Michigan drops appeal in Soo Tribe off-reservation casino case (06/04)
Decision comes after state loses tribal sovereign immunity decision at the Supreme Court.

Editorial: Michigan governor should OK off-reservation casinosFiled Under: Litigation | Opinion
Editorial: Michigan governor should OK off-reservation casinos (06/03)
Newspaper calls on Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) to approve off-reservation casinos for the Bay Mills Indian Community.

Column: Bay Mills still a long way from off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | Opinion
Column: Bay Mills still a long way from off-reservation casino (06/02)
Despite a victory at the U.S. Supreme Court, columnist says Bay Mills Indian Community isn't any closer to opening an off-reservation casino.

Editorial: States need power to restrict number of tribal casinosFiled Under: Litigation | Opinion
Editorial: States need power to restrict number of tribal casinos (06/02)
Newspaper comments on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community.

NIGA welcomes ruling in Bay Mills off-reservation gaming caseFiled Under: Litigation
NIGA welcomes ruling in Bay Mills off-reservation gaming case (05/30)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee is expected to hold a hearing on the issue sometime this summer.

Opinion: Congress unlikely to take away immunity after Bay MillsFiled Under: Litigation | Opinion
Opinion: Congress unlikely to take away immunity after Bay Mills (05/29)
Attorney who covered the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community doesn't think Congress will take any action to address tribal sovereign immunity.

Opinion: Indian Country can't declare victory after casino caseFiled Under: Litigation
Opinion: Indian Country can't declare victory after casino case (05/28)
Attorney says the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community can't be seen as a complete victory for tribal interests.

Supreme Court decision affects another off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Supreme Court decision affects another off-reservation casino (05/28)
Sault Tribe was sued by state of Michigan for pursuing an off-reservation facility.

Tribes welcome ruling in Bay Mills off-reservation casino caseFiled Under: Litigation
Tribes welcome ruling in Bay Mills off-reservation casino case (05/28)
But tribes warn of future attacks on sovereign immunity as state indicates it will pursue individual tribal officials.

SCOTUSBlog: Rare victory for tribal nations at Supreme CourtFiled Under: Litigation | Opinion
SCOTUSBlog: Rare victory for tribal nations at Supreme Court (05/28)
Amy Howe posts an analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community.

Supreme Court backs Bay Mills in off-reservation gaming caseFiled Under: Litigation
Supreme Court backs Bay Mills in off-reservation gaming case (05/27)
A rare victory for tribal interests at the nation's highest court.

Turtle Talk: Tribes dodge a major bullet in Supreme Court caseFiled Under: Litigation | Opinion
Turtle Talk: Tribes dodge a major bullet in Supreme Court case (05/27)
Professor Matthew Fletcher offers thoughts on decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community.

Kialegee Tribal Town still waiting for decision in gaming disputeFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Kialegee Tribal Town still waiting for decision in gaming dispute (05/20)
The delay can be traced to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Michigan asks Supreme Court to hear another tribal casino suitFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Michigan asks Supreme Court to hear another tribal casino suit (05/15)
Dispute arose after the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians proposed an off-reservation casino.

Still no decision from Supreme Court in Bay Mills casino disputeFiled Under: Litigation
Still no decision from Supreme Court in Bay Mills casino dispute (05/05)
The U.S. Supreme Court was back in session this morning but the justices still didn't issue a decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, an Indian gaming case.

IPR: Still waiting for Supreme Court in Bay Mills gaming disputeFiled Under: Litigation
IPR: Still waiting for Supreme Court in Bay Mills gaming dispute (05/01)
The U.S. Supreme Court has yet to issue a decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, an Indian gaming case that's being closely watched across the country.

Still no decision from Supreme Court in Bay Mills casino disputeFiled Under: Litigation
Still no decision from Supreme Court in Bay Mills casino dispute (04/29)
The U.S. Supreme Court was back in session this morning but the justices didn't issue a decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, an Indian gaming case.

Turtle Talk: No word from Supreme Court on Bay Mills caseFiled Under: Litigation | Opinion
Turtle Talk: No word from Supreme Court on Bay Mills case (04/23)
Professor Matthew L.M. Fletcher is still waiting on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community.

Supreme Court holding onto ruling in Bay Mills casino caseFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Supreme Court holding onto ruling in Bay Mills casino case (04/22)
The U.S. Supreme Court is taking a really long time with Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, an Indian gaming case.

Still no decision from Supreme Court in Bay Mills casino disputeFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Still no decision from Supreme Court in Bay Mills casino dispute (03/26)
The U.S. Supreme Court was back in session today but the justices didn't issue a decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, an Indian gaming case.

Supreme Court yet to issue decision in Bay Mills gaming disputeFiled Under: Litigation
Supreme Court yet to issue decision in Bay Mills gaming dispute (03/25)
All eyes are on the U.S. Supreme Court for a decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, an Indian gaming case.

Indian gaming on agenda for Northwest Gaming Law SummitFiled Under: Meetings | NIGC
Indian gaming on agenda for Northwest Gaming Law Summit (12/12)
The 11th annual Northwest Gaming Law Summit kicks off today in Seattle, Washington.

Audio of Supreme Court hearing in Bay Mills gaming disputeFiled Under: Litigation
Audio of Supreme Court hearing in Bay Mills gaming dispute (12/10)
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, an Indian gaming case, on Monday, December 2.

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