By Robert W. Stocker II

The Seminar Group’s 11th annual Northwest Gaming Law Summit, which has a heavy focus on tribal gaming, is set for December 12-13 in Seattle, Washington. Oral arguments before the United States Supreme Court in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, which were held on December 3, will be the focus of one of the panels. A separate panel will discuss the implications of the Arizona battle over tribal gaming development rights that is ongoing in Tohono O’odham v. City of Glendale. The conference will also feature National Indian Gaming Commission and National Indian Gaming Association updates, as well as Internet gaming in Indian Country and regional and national gaming trends. Details regarding the conference topics and speakers can be reviewed at