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Connecticut tribes see another win as court refuses to rehear casino challenge
Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation | Litigation
Connecticut tribes see another win as court refuses to rehear casino challenge (September 11, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe have scored another win in their bid to open a new casino in Connecticut.

Connecticut tribes welcome court decision favoring new casino law
Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation | Litigation
Connecticut tribes welcome court decision favoring new casino law (June 22, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are praising a federal court decision in favor of a law that paved the way for their new casino in Connecticut.

Gamblers accused of cheating Mashantucket Tribe lose big lawsuit
Connecticut | Litigation
Gamblers accused of cheating Mashantucket Tribe lose big lawsuit (October 6, 2016)
Three high-rollers say they are owed more than $2.7 million from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut.

Non-Indian gaming firm loses challenge to law for new tribal casino
Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Litigation
Non-Indian gaming firm loses challenge to law for new tribal casino (June 24, 2016)
MGM Resorts International is trying to stop the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe from opening a new casino in Connecticut.

Cayuga Nation wins ruling in dispute over local anti-gaming law
Litigation | New York
Cayuga Nation wins ruling in dispute over local anti-gaming law (June 2, 2016)
The tribe sued to protect a Class II gaming facility in the village of Union Springs, New York.

Supreme Court won't hear long-running Seneca Nation casino case
Litigation | NIGC | New York
Supreme Court won't hear long-running Seneca Nation casino case (May 31, 2016)
The tribe's gaming enterprise remains on solid legal ground now that the nation's highest court has put an end to the dispute.

Supreme Court delays review of Seneca Nation land case again
Litigation | NIGC | New York
Supreme Court delays review of Seneca Nation land case again (May 23, 2016)
Without explanation, the justices have twice delayed consideration of a petition that questions the legality of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo, New York.

Supreme Court takes up petition in Seneca Nation land case again
Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC | New York
Supreme Court takes up petition in Seneca Nation land case again (May 18, 2016)
After delaying action on a petition filed by casino opponents, the justices are due to consider a case that questions the legality of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in New York.

Supreme Court delays action on Seneca Nation gaming land case
Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC | New York
Supreme Court delays action on Seneca Nation gaming land case (May 16, 2016)
Without explanation, the justices delayed the consideration of a petition that questions whether the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino is legal.

Supreme Court considers petition in Seneca Nation casino dispute
Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC | New York
Supreme Court considers petition in Seneca Nation casino dispute (May 11, 2016)
Opponents have been questioning the legality of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, for years.

Sault Tribe faces hurdles with off-reservation gaming projects
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Sault Tribe faces hurdles with off-reservation gaming projects (September 18, 2015)
More lawsuits are expected if the Bureau of Indian Affairs ever approves the tribe's land-into-trust applications.

Mohegan Tribe protected from discrimination lawsuits at casino
Connecticut | Litigation
Mohegan Tribe protected from discrimination lawsuits at casino (April 8, 2015)
The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals determined that a former employee can't sue under the Civil Rights Act or the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

Court won't let Seneca Nation join off-reservation casino case
Litigation | NIGC | New York
Court won't let Seneca Nation join off-reservation casino case (June 9, 2014)
The tribe instead submitted an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in long-running lawsuit.

Mashantucket Tribe looks to address casino taxation issue
Connecticut | Litigation
Mashantucket Tribe looks to address casino taxation issue (January 22, 2014)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation said it was dropping further appeals in a slot machine taxation case in hopes of addressing the issue with the state of Connecticut.

Mashantucket Tribe won't appeal slot machine taxation suit
Connecticut | Litigation
Mashantucket Tribe won't appeal slot machine taxation suit (January 21, 2014)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is dropping further appeals in a slot machine taxation case.

Opponents launch appeal in Seneca Nation gaming lawsuit
Litigation | New York
Opponents launch appeal in Seneca Nation gaming lawsuit (November 12, 2013)
Gaming opponents are still trying to shut down the off-reservation casino operated by the Seneca Nation of New York.

Tribes call for rehearing in Mashantucket casino taxation suit
Connecticut | Litigation
Tribes call for rehearing in Mashantucket casino taxation suit (September 10, 2013)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is seeing support from Indian Country in a casino taxation dispute.

Mashantucket Tribe weighs appeal in slot machine taxes case
Connecticut | Litigation
Mashantucket Tribe weighs appeal in slot machine taxes case (August 19, 2013)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is weighing its next step in a dispute over slot machines at its casino. The tribe sued the town of Ledyard over taxes imposed on non-Indian vendors that lease slot machines to the...

Gabe Galanda: Ruling allows taxation despite    IGRA provision
Connecticut | Litigation | Opinion
Gabe Galanda: Ruling allows taxation despite IGRA provision (August 15, 2013)
Attorney Gabe Galanda criticizes a decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals that allows state and local taxation of tribal casino vendors: In a horrid opinion in Mashantucket Pequot v. Town of Ledyard, the Second Circuit scrutinized IGRA’s tax...

Another town expects taxes from non-Indian gaming vendors
Connecticut | Litigation
Another town expects taxes from non-Indian gaming vendors (August 14, 2013)
A second town in Connecticut plans to cash in on taxes from non-Indian gaming vendors that do business with the Mohegan Tribe.

Town expects $300K yearly  from  non-Indian gaming vendors
Connecticut | Litigation
Town expects $300K yearly from non-Indian gaming vendors (August 12, 2013)
A town in Connecticut expects $300,000 a year in taxes from non-Indian gaming vendors that do business with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. The town of Ledyard won a decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals that said its...

Law Article: Decision opens doors to state taxation at casinos
Connecticut | Litigation
Law Article: Decision opens doors to state taxation at casinos (July 26, 2013)
Attorney discusses implications of a 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals decision affecting taxation at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

Law Article: Slot machine tax decision  puts  burden on tribes
Connecticut | Litigation
Law Article: Slot machine tax decision puts burden on tribes (July 25, 2013)
Attorneys discuss 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals decision that allows town to impose taxes on slot machines leased by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation: Reversing a district court order that would have preempted the imposition of local taxes on personal...

Town plans to impose taxes on all non-Indian casino vendors
Connecticut | Litigation
Town plans to impose taxes on all non-Indian casino vendors (July 17, 2013)
A town in Connecticut plans to impose property taxes on all non-Indian vendors who do business with tribal casinos, The New London Day reports. The town of Ledyard won a decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals that said...

Town hails ruling in taxes on Mashantucket Tribe slot machines
Connecticut | Litigation
Town hails ruling in taxes on Mashantucket Tribe slot machines (July 16, 2013)
The town of Ledyard, Connecticut, is celebrating after the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that slot machines leased by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation can be taxed. The town imposes property taxes on two non-Indian vendors that provide slot...

2nd Circuit won't let gambling addict   sue Mashantucket Tribe
Connecticut | Litigation
2nd Circuit won't let gambling addict sue Mashantucket Tribe (June 6, 2013)
A gambling addict can't sue the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut due to sovereign immunity, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals said on Tuesday. Bruce Tassone said he lost nearly $3 million while gambling at the Foxwoods Resort Casino...

Seneca Nation casino opponents vow to continue    court fight
Litigation | New York
Seneca Nation casino opponents vow to continue court fight (May 21, 2013)
Opponents of the Seneca Nation off-reservation casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, are planning to appeal after losing the latest round in court. The tribe acquired the site of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in connection with the Seneca Nation...

2nd Circuit won't reconsider Shinnecock Nation casino dispute
Litigation | New York
2nd Circuit won't reconsider Shinnecock Nation casino dispute (November 29, 2012)
The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday voted against reconsidering a casino dispute involving the Shinnecock Nation of New York. Prior to gaining federal recognition, the tribe started building a casino on a parcel of land owned in fee...

Shinnecock Nation urges gaming talks after 2nd Circuit decision
Litigation | New York
Shinnecock Nation urges gaming talks after 2nd Circuit decision (June 26, 2012)
The Shinnecock Nation urged New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to come to the table for gaming talks after a decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday. The decision lifted an injunction that barred the Shinnecocks...

Blog: Update on suit against Seneca off-reservation casino
Litigation | New York
Blog: Update on suit against Seneca off-reservation casino (April 11, 2012)
"Citizens for a Better Buffalo remains opposed to a Buffalo casino and is challenging its legality. Dianne Bennett, president of Citizens for a Better Buffalo (CBB), provides an update on the lawsuit. What is the status of case? There are...

Seneca Nation won't appeal ruling in off-reservation casino case
Litigation | NIGC | New York
Seneca Nation won't appeal ruling in off-reservation casino case (April 5, 2011)
The Seneca Nation of New York won't appeal a decision that bars the tribe from intervening in a lawsuit challenging its its off-reservation casino. The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a judge's ruling that said the tribe waited too...

2nd Circuit blocks Seneca Nation from off-reservation lawsuit
Litigation | NIGC | New York
2nd Circuit blocks Seneca Nation from off-reservation lawsuit (March 29, 2011)
The Seneca Nation can't intervene in a lawsuit challenging its its off-reservation casino in Buffalo, New York, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Monday. In March 2010, Judge William Skretny ruled that the tribe waited too long to...

2nd Circuit rejects   Catskills casino lawsuit
Business Deals | Litigation | New York
2nd Circuit rejects Catskills casino lawsuit (October 23, 2008)
The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday rejected a lawsuit that claimed Harrah's Entertainment interfered with the development of a casino for the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York. The tribe had an agreement with a developer for...

Mashantucket Tribe challenges NLRB ruling on union
Connecticut | Litigation
Mashantucket Tribe challenges NLRB ruling on union (October 6, 2008)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has appealed an order from the National Labor Relations Board to negotiate with the United Auto Workers. The tribe says employees at Foxwoods Resort Casino should organize under tribal law. The NLRB has said the...

Seneca Nation hires top legal expert for gaming case
Casino Stalker | Litigation
Seneca Nation hires top legal expert for gaming case (July 10, 2008)
The Seneca Nation of New York has hired Laurence H. Tribe, one of the most prominent legal experts in the United States, to help the tribe defend the legality of its off-reservation casino. Tribe is a leading constitutional law...

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