Texas attorney general agrees to end legal battle over El Paso Tigua tribe’s bingo games

The El Paso Times reports

The El Paso Tigua tribe’s decades-old legal battle with the state of Texas over gambling at its Lower Valley casino is over.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and the Tiguas, formally known as the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, agreed to dismiss a pending court case that the U.S. Supreme Court in June returned to a lower Texas court for further litigation.

That came after the Supreme Court ruled the Tiguas can legally conduct electronic bingo games at its Speaking Rock casino. Lawyers for the state of Texas had argued the games were illegal.

An agreement to dismiss the case was filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas in El Paso.

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