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Federal appeals court sends challenge to casino law back to trial court

A federal appeals court has revived a legal challenge to the advantage offered Native American tribes in the state’s 2011 casino law, sending the matter back to the trial court for more hearings, according to the decision and the developer that filed the suit.

The decision, issued Wednesday in the appeal brought by KG Urban Enterprises, a company seeking to build a commercial casino in New Bedford, may further muddle casino development efforts in Southeastern Massachusetts.

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