1st Circ. Revives Mass. Developer's Gaming Law Challenge

Law360, New York (August 2, 2012, 9:02 PM EDT) -- The First Circuit on Wednesday revived part of a developer's suit challenging the constitutionality of the Massachusetts Gaming Act, which could possibly throw up a roadblock to the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe's plan to build a $500 million casino in southeast Massachusetts.

The appeals court reversed the district court's dismissal of KG Urban Enterprises LLC's claims that Section 91 of the state's gaming act discriminates against nontribal entities in violation of the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment by allowing the tribe an exclusive right to...
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