Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Indian Gaming

A ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court has put several potential casino projects across the country into doubt.

The Supreme Court last week ruled that the federal government cannot place land into trust (creating sovereign tribal territory) for Native American tribes that received federal recognition after the passage of the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934. This makes it exceedingly difficult for tribes like the recently recognized Mashpee Wampanoag of Massachusetts to undertake planned

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