Gaming Legal News - September 27, 2012 • Volume 5, Number 20

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In This Issue:

- AT LONG LAST, TRIBAL i-GAMING IS ON! (WELL, SORT OF….) by Dennis J. Whittlesey:

Over the past several years, a major topic of discussion at virtually every gaming conference in the United States has centered on one statement: “The question is not whether we will have internet gaming, but when....

- SENECA NATION v. NEW YORK: ISSUES AND RAMIFICATIONS by Patrick Sullivan:

The Seneca Nation and State of New York are currently embroiled in arbitration to resolve the Nation’s claim that the State violated the negotiated Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact by allowing non-Indian land-based gaming within its Class III gaming exclusivity zone. The Nation is withholding payments to the State and local governments pending a full resolution of the dispute, and the battle is escalating as local communities feel the effects of the withholdings...

- DETROIT CASINOS’ AUGUST AGGREGATE REVENUES INCREASE COMPARED TO SAME MONTH LAST YEAR: MICHIGAN GAMING CONTROL BOARD RELEASES AUGUST 2012 REVENUE DATA by Ryan M. Shannon:

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (“MGCB”) released the revenue and wagering tax data for August 2012 for the three Detroit, Michigan, commercial casinos. The three Detroit commercial casinos posted a collective 1.6% increase in gaming revenues compared to the same month in 2011. Aggregate gross gaming revenue for the Detroit commercial casinos also increased by approximately 4.4% in August compared to July 2012 revenue figures, reversing a trend of decline from July to August in the prior year...

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Updates, General Business Updates, Indigenous Peoples Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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