Judge Grants Alabama-Coushatta Tribe’s Motion to Stay – Naskila Gaming to Remain Open Pending Appeal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      February 27, 2018 Contact: Chuck McDonald 512-658-5958 Statement from Jo Ann Battise, Tribal Council Chairperson in reaction to U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Giblin’s ruling on Monday February 26, 2018. (State of Texas vs. Alabama-Coushatta Tribe Civil Action No 9:01-CV-299).  “We are grateful that the court has granted the Tribe’s motion to stay…

Babin’s bingo bill shows value of local awareness

By The Enterprise editorial staff Published 6:00 am, Tuesday, February 27, 2018   The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe faces a tough legal battle to keep its Naskila Gaming facility open. State and federal officials don’t buy the tribe’s argument that its bingo hall should be legal under the 1988 Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. The tribe does have one…