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Aquinnah’s Long and Winding Road to Gaming May Have Hit the Ultimate Roadblock

Just when the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) appeared to have finally overcome decades of legal and political problems in its quest to develop gaming, a new problem has arisen, and this one may well insure that there...more

War Games in Wisconsin (2013 Style)

Wisconsin is home to 11 recognized Indian tribes. It is a fact that 11 tribes will not unanimously agree on all issues. It also is a fact that not all issues require unanimous agreement. However, Governor Scott Walker has...more

Gaming Legal News - January 24, 2013 • Volume 6, Number 3

In This Issue: - INDIAN COUNTRY AND OBAMA’S CHOICE FOR SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR: In March, Ken Salazar will leave his well-appointed office at the helm of the Department of the Interior and return to Colorado,...more

Gaming Legal News - May 24, 2012 • Volume 5, Number 13

In this issue: - Graton’s Never-Ending Battle To Develop Gaming The Graton Rancheria was federally recognized as an Indian tribe on December 27, 2000, by an Act of Congress. The Tribe has been continuously pursuing...more

Gaming Legal News - December 8, 2011 • Volume 4, Number 36

In This Issue: - NORTHWEST GAMING LAW SUMMIT FOCUSES ON INDIAN COUNTRY by Robert W. Stocker II The 9th Annual Northwest Gaming Law Summit held in Seattle last Thursday and Friday was well attended by...more

Gaming Legal News - November 22, 2011 • Volume 4, Number 34

In This Newsletter: - What Is Massachusetts Really Proposing For Indian Gaming? - IRS Requests Comments Regarding The Allocation Of Volume Cap For Tribal Economic Development Bonds - The Battle Of Tallahassee: War...more

Gaming Legal News - August 24, 2011 • Volume 4, Number 26

In This Issue: INTERNET GAMING LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: The California Assembly is back in session for the next several weeks, but Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg has just announced that there will be no...more

Gaming Legal News - July 13, 2011 • Volume 4, Number 21

In This Issue: - INTRASTATE GAMING LEGISLATION UPDATE by Robert W. Stocker II - THE RINCON DECISION AND WHY IT MATTERS by Dennis J. Whittlesey - DETROIT CASINOS’ JUNE REVENUES INCREASE FROM SAME MONTH LAST...more

Taxing Intrastate Tribal Poker in California

With online poker refusing to leave the legislative stage in Sacramento, and with many of California‘s biggest gaming tribes pushing hard for a seat at the table, one questions looms: Will the state tax the money that tribes...more

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