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Tribe Sues New Mexico Over Gambling Pact Impasse

Law360, Chicago (July 20, 2015, 3:43 PM EDT) -- The Pueblo of Pojoaque on Saturday sued to force the state of New Mexico to strike a new gaming compact for its two casinos, seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in damages and accusing the state of failing to negotiate in good faith.

The state is demanding an improper tax on the pueblo’s gross gaming revenue and attempting to shoehorn into the compact provisions that aren’t directly related to Class III gaming, among other alleged demands that violate the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and the tribe’s...
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