Oklahoma SCT Holds Tax on Video Game Machines Used at Cherokee Casinos is Preempted by Federal Law

Here is the opinion in Video Game Technologies v. Rogers County Board of Tax Roll Corrections.

Here is a related opinion involving machines at the Creek casinos, Video Game Technologies v. Tulsa County Board of Tax Roll Corrections.

Sixth Circuit Vacates Bay Mills Gaming Case

Here are the materials in Bay Mills Indian Community v. Whitmer:

ca6-opinion.pdf

bmic-opening-brief.pdf

michigan-brief.pdf

reply-2.pdf

Lower court materials here.

Another Update in Fort Sill Apache Dispute with NIGC

Here are the new, new materials in Fort Sill Apache Tribe v. National Indian Gaming Commission (D.D.C.):

115-1 Fort Sill MSJ

118 NIGC Response

122 Fort Sill Reply

[NIGC Reply TK]

Prior posts here.

Ninth Circuit Briefs in Good Faith Negotiations Claim involving Pauma Band

Here are the briefs (so far) in Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation v. State of California:

pauma-band-opening-brief.pdf

california-answer-brief.pdf

Lower court materials here.

Federal Court Rejects Seneca Challenge to Arbitrators’ Decision

Here are the materials in Seneca Nation of Indians v. State of New York (W.D. N.Y.):

9-2-cross-petition.pdf

10-seneca-reply.pdf

12-ny-reply.pdf

14-dct-order.pdf

Prior post, including petition and arbitrators’ opinions, here.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe Cert Petition in Gaming Matter

Here is the petition in Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas v. Texas:

alabama-coushatta-tribe-of-texas-cert-petition.pdf

Questions presented:

Whether IGRA authorizes gaming on tribal lands previously governed by trust statutes that prohibited gaming, as the National Indian Gaming Commission, the Department of the Interior, and the First Circuit have concluded, or not, as the Fifth Circuit has held.

Lower court materials here.

UPDATE:

ncai-amicus-brief.pdf

ysleta-amicus-curiae-brief.pdf

texas-bio.pdf