No. C070512.

15 Cal.App.5th 391 (2017)

SHARP IMAGE GAMING, INC., Plaintiff and Respondent, v. SHINGLE SPRINGS BAND OF MIWOK INDIANS, Defendant and Appellant.

Court of Appeals of California, Third District.

September 15, 2017.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Dentons US, Paula M. Yost and Ian R. Barker ; Kerr & Wagstaffe, James M. Wagstaffe , Daniel A. Zaheer ; and Kevin B. Clune ; and Mary Kay Lacey for Defendant and Appellant.

Robert G. Dreher , Assistant Attorney General, John L. Smeltzer , Aaron P. Avila and Avi M. Kupfer for United States Department of Justice as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant.

DLA Piper, Matthew R. Jacobs , Steven S. Kimball and Todd M. Noonan for Plaintiff and Respondent.


In this case, we reverse a judgment related to contractual claims that are preempted by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA; 18 U.S.C. §§ 1166-1168; 25 U.S.C. § 2701 et seq.).

Defendant Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians (the Tribe) appeals from a judgment after trial in favor of...

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