2nd Circuit Ruling Paves Way For Seneca Casino In New York

(September 16, 2015, 1:06 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) did not abuse its discretion and acted in accordance with federal law when it approved an ordinance allowing the Seneca Nation of Indians to operate a casino on land owned by the tribe in Buffalo, N.Y., the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held Sept. 15 (Citizens Against Casino Gambling in Erie County, et al. v. Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri, et al., Nos. 11‐5171, 11‐5466, 13‐2339 and 13‐2777, 2nd Cir.).

(Opinion available. Document #96-150918-042Z.)

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