Category Archives: IGRA

NIGC Affirms Approval of Ponca Tribe’s Gaming Ordinance on Remand from Federal Court

Here is the order in In re: Gaming Ordinance of Ponca Tribe of Nebraska: Revised Amendment to FDO – Ponca NE The earlier federal court materials are here.

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Seventh Circuit Affirms Stockbridge-Munsee v. Wisconsin/Ho-Chunk Nation

Here is the opinion in Stockbridge-Munsee Community v. State of Wisconsin. Briefs here.

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Cert Stage Briefs for Casino Pauma v. NLRB

Here: Cert Petition BIO Reply

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United States Tax Court Holds Miccosukee Tribe Members Owe Taxes

Here is the opinion in Clay v. IRS (T.C.): Tax Court Opinion

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Tribes and Detroit Casinos Allowed to Intervene in Sault Tribe Suit over Lansing and Wayne County Off-Rez Gaming Applications

Here are the materials so far in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Bernhardt (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 1-1 Solicitor Opinion on Bay Mills 1-2 Wayne County Application 1-3 Lansing Application 1-4 Supplemental Materials 1-5 Jan 2017 Interior Letter … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in McNeal v. Navajo [formerly Dalley v. Navajo]

Here is today’s order list. Cert stage and other materials in McNeal are here.

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Wisconsin NPR: “St. Croix Chippewa Accused Of Embezzling $1.5M From Casino’s Gaming Revenue”

Here. NIGC’s notice of violation is here.

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Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Bernhardt Cert Petition [Chickasaw Gaming]

Here is the petition captioned Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Zinke [but presumably will switch to Comanche Nation of Oklahoma v. Bernhardt]: Companche v Zinke Cert Petition Question presented: Whether the “former reservation” exception permitting lands acquired by the United … Continue reading

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New Mexico Pueblos Prevail in Revenue Sharing Dispute with State [Free Play]

Here are the materials in Pueblo of Isleta v. Lujan Grisham (D.N.M.): 55 State MSJ 58 Pueblo Response 62 State Reply 67-1 Santa Ana Pueblo et al MSJ 68 Isleta Pueblo et al MSJ 71 State Response to 68 72 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Issues Order in Council Bluffs v. DOI [Ponca Tribe]

Here are the materials in City of Council Bluffs v. United States Department of Interior (S.D. Iowa): 1 Complaint 13 Iowa Complaint 14 Nebraska Complaint 22-1 Council Bluffs MSJ 35-1 NIGC Cross MSJ 49 Ponca Amicus Brief 50 Council Bluffs … Continue reading

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