Office of the Attorney General News Release Archive


Thursday, September 27, 2001

ATTORNEY GENERAL JOHN CORNYN WINS PERMANENT INJUNCTION BANNING CASINO GAMBLING IN TEXAS

AUSTIN - Late this afternoon, a U.S. District Judge granted the State's request for summary judgment in the case of State of Texas v. Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo, et.al.

Attorney General Cornyn said of today's ruling:

    "The law is simple. My responsibility as Attorney General is to enforce the laws of the State. I am pleased that the Court agreed with our position that casino gambling is illegal in Texas."

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