Appeals court removes Lansing Casino Hurdle

Dec 19, 2013

Yesterday, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati overturned a federal district judge’s ruling to grant the state an injunction that halted the proposed Kewadin Lansing casino project. The ruling clears the way for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians to proceed with its casino project, slated to be built near the Lansing Center downtown.


The U.S. Supreme Court  will hear oral arguments today in a Michigan case with potential repercussions for other states as well.   It involves Indian tribal rights and casino operations.

Supreme Court to take up Michigan casino case

Jun 25, 2013
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The United States Supreme Court recently agreed to hear the arguments for what kind of authority the state has over a Native American casino located in Vanderbilt, Michigan.

AG Files Suit Against Lansing Casino

Sep 11, 2012

Michigan’s Attorney General has filed a lawsuit to block plans for a casino in Lansing.

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A group seeking to expand the number of casinos in Michigan has won a big victory at the state Supreme Court.