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The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians owns over 35,000 acres in 10 Mississippi counties and ranks as one of the top 10 employers in Mississippi, with businesses including hotels, gaming facilities, golf courses, and a water park.  Watkins & Eager understands the opportunities and challenges that can arise with such vast land ownership and businesses.  We have assisted with contracting and financings involving the Tribe and its various business units.  We offer experience in gaming law (including working with the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) and the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA)), Native American law, sovereign immunity issues, and related matters. Our lawyers have been admitted to the highest court of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians court system.

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