Tribe Won't Take Slot-Machine Tax Row To Supreme Court

Law360, New York (January 21, 2014, 5:03 PM EST) -- A Native American tribe in Connecticut won't be asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Second Circuit ruling that federal law does not prohibit a state property tax on the tribe's slot machines, the tribe told Law360 on Tuesday.

Reversing a trial court decision, the Second Circuit in July ruled that federal law does not implicitly bar the tax because state and local interests in the uniform application of their tax system outweighs the federal and tribal interests of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. On...
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