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Harrah's wins another court battle with tribe

23 October 2008

NEW YORK -- As reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal: "Harrah's Entertainment won another court decision this week in a seven-year battle against a New York American Indian tribe seeking payment of a multi-billion dollar judgment against the company.

"A federal appeals court in New York on Tuesday held up a lower court's ruling that a company later acquired by Harrah's did not interfere with the St. Regis Mohawk tribe's plans to develop a casino in New York.

"Delaware-based Catskill Litigation Trust had appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, wanting to enforce a 2001 default judgment for $1.8 billion awarded by St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Court.

"The original default judgment against Park Place Entertainment, which is now close to $5 billion after interest, was awarded after tribal members represented by the trust claimed the gaming company had interfered in the tribe's plans to develop a casino.

"Harrah's was named in the lawsuit because it acquired Park Place with its $9.4 billion buyout of Caesars Entertainment in June 2005..."

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