A Nebraska federal judge ruled Thursday that a small town in the northeast portion of the state is located within the Omaha Indian Reservation, a decision that will require the town's liquor establishments to pay sales tax and fees to the tribe.
The tribal organizations behind Connecticut’s Foxwoods casino is close to striking a deal that would put law enforcement duties for the complex in the hands of the tribe, a source told Law360 on Thursday.
A Bradenton, Fla., arcade on Wednesday withdrew its challenge to a Florida law banning so-called gray-area slot machines, which the arcade had argued is arbitrary, irrational and vague.
The National Indian Gaming Commission will conduct one-on-one consultations with tribes across the country this year as it moves toward modifying its policy of requiring a National Environmental Policy Act review to approve casino management deals, according to a Federal Register notice Tuesday.
After heated negotiations, a New Mexico committee on Wednesday pushed forward a proposed gambling compact with the Navajo Nation that would allow the tribe to build and operate up to five casinos.
The commission tasked with choosing the sites for New York's new full-service casinos picked two lawyers and a former New York City comptroller on Thursday to sit on the board, which will eventually comprise five people and evaluate casino sites and gaming license applicants.
A California federal judge threw out a putative false advertising class action against former Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann and NAC Marketing Co., ruling Tuesday that the purchasers of NAC’s prostate medication who alleged it was unsafe and ineffective already received refunds.
Developers seeking to separately build a mixed-use and a Foxwoods Resort Casino project in New York’s Catskills region have reached a cooperative share and lease agreement in which the projects will share uses for portions of the property, the companies said Monday.
The Department of the Interior on Monday formally acknowledged and put into effect a controversial tribal compact that paves the way for a $500 million Massachusetts casino proposed by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.
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Fresh off winning a related Ninth Circuit case, a California tribe asked the District of Columbia appeals court on Friday to let it intervene in a suit filed against the Department of the Interior that is attempting to undo the group's casino compact for Class III casino gambling.
The largest Indian reservation in the U.S. on Thursday tacked on an extra 2 percent in sales tax to all junk food sold within the Navajo Nation boundaries, an area that includes parts of Utah, Arizona and New Mexico.
The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday refused to revive a challenge to the property and casino gambling rights of a California tribe, saying that the tribe must be a party to the suit and has sovereign immunity rights.
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority landed $50 million in senior secured loan financing from New York-based private equity firm Fundamental Advisors LP for its just-opened $50 million hotel at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs casino in Pennsylvania, Fundamental Advisors announced Monday.
Native American cigarette producer King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. was slapped with a possible $60 million Internal Revenue Service tax assessment Friday, after a district court in Washington ruled federal tobacco excise tax laws trump a 160-year-old treaty with the nation.
A recent Ninth Circuit ruling that freed California from having to negotiate a tribal gambling compact has many Indian law attorneys sounding the alarm that the decision creates a new mechanism to effectively kill tribal casino land deals — even some agreements that are decades old.
A California appellate court affirmed Tuesday that state regulators are powerless to challenge two out-of-state Indian tribes’ allegedly exploitative payday lending businesses, ruling that sovereign immunity protects the tribally chartered corporations.
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.
The Ninth Circuit on Tuesday reversed a district court’s summary judgment against the state of California in a lawsuit brought by a federally recognized Indian tribe, holding that the state didn’t violate the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act by failing to negotiate in good faith for a tribal-state gambling compact.
The D.C. Circuit on Friday shot down federal air quality standards for nonreservation Indian Country lands in Oklahoma, ruling that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency cannot replace a state plan in areas where Native American communities haven't asserted tribal jurisdiction.