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Ho-Chunk Nation takes step forward with off-reservation casino

The Ho-Chunk Nation's off-reservation casino is finally moving forward in a more politically-friendly environment in Wisconsin.

Posted: November 12, 2018


Quapaw Nation moves forward with casino bid after victory at polls

In just two years, the Quapaw Nation could be opening a casino named in honor of a chief who was laid to rest in Arkansas.

Posted: November 8, 2018


Wilton Rancheria secures approval of gaming management agreement

The Wilton Rancheria is moving closer toward its goal of self-sufficiency.

Posted: November 5, 2018


Cow Creek Band no longer pursuing gaming partnership with Oregon

Two tribes remain locked in a long-running battle over gaming in Oregon.

Posted: November 1, 2018


News reports link Secretary Zinke's criminal woes to tribal gaming

A tribal lobbying scandal during the George W. Bush era led to criminal indictments. It looks like another one is brewing in the nation's capital.

Posted: November 1, 2018


Coquille Tribe questions governor's push to expand gaming options

The Coquille Tribe is wondering why Gov. Kate Brown (D), who is running for her first full term in office, wants to expand the Oregon Lottery.

Posted: October 29, 2018


Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation seeks to revive gaming lawsuit

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is firing back at the Trump administration as plans for a new casino remain in limbo.

Posted: October 17, 2018


Those 'injuns': Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces racism in casino bid

The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe continues to face vehement opposition to a proposed casino.

Posted: October 16, 2018


White Earth Nation blames poor financial situation on gaming projects

The White Earth Nation is experiencing financial hardships and some tribal leaders are blaming the situation on prior leadership.

Posted: October 4, 2018


Tribe said to be interested in pursuing a casino in Georgia

Is it the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians? A new report isn't specific.

Posted: September 26, 2018


A 'milestone': Tule River Tribe moves forward with casino plan

Comments are being accepted on the Tule River Tribe's casino impact study and a public meeting has been scheduled.

Posted: September 26, 2018


United Keetoowah Band cites local support for casino bid

The United Keetoowah Band is seeking to develop a 20,000 square-foot casino in Enid, Oklahoma.

Posted: September 21, 2018


Tule River Tribe takes major step forward with casino relocation plan

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is finally releasing an environmental review for the Tule River Tribe's casino relocation project.

Posted: September 20, 2018


Tribes see dip in slot machine revenues as rival opens new facility

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe have entered a new era in gaming.

Posted: September 18, 2018


United Keetoowah Band eyes casino amid questions about land

The United Keetoowah Band is proposing a casino amid questions about its homelands in northeastern Oklahoma.

Posted: September 17, 2018


Wilton Rancheria moves forward with gaming management agreement

The Wilton Rancheria is working with a subsidiary of Boyd Gaming on a long-awaited casino in California.

Posted: September 13, 2018


Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe solidifying plans for long-awaited casino

With the Chickasaw Nation as a partner, the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is looking at a $12 million investment in its first casino.

Posted: September 10, 2018


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces opposition to homelands legislation

Politicians from Rhode Island are lining up against the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

Posted: September 5, 2018


Manzanita Band off-reservation gaming project officially declared dead

An off-reservation casino near the U.S. border with Mexico has been declared dead.

Posted: September 4, 2018


White Earth Nation rescinds authorization for third gaming facility

After spending three years on the project, the White Earth Nation has dropped plans for a third gaming facility in Minnesota.

Posted: September 3, 2018


Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe lands big partner for gaming project

Though plans remain in development, the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is serious about Indian gaming.

Posted: August 22, 2018


Bay Mills Indian Community awaits decision on disputed casino

More than four years after securing victory at the nation's highest court, the Bay Mills Indian Community is waiting for a crucial decision.

Posted: August 22, 2018


Timbisha Shoshone Tribe wins approval for update to casino agreement

The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe secured approval for an updated casino agreement but not after some heated discussion.

Posted: August 17, 2018


'It's monumental for me': Mechoopda Tribe wins local support for casino

After nearly two decades of battles, the Mechoopda Tribe has finally won local support for its long-delayed casino in California.

Posted: August 15, 2018


Tribes still need more signatures in push for casinos in Arkansas

After spending more than $1.2 million, the Cherokee Nation and the Quapaw Tribe have come up short in Arkansas.

Posted: July 26, 2018


Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe still working on casino after court victory

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe hasn't opened a casino this summer as planned but gaming is still on the agenda.

Posted: July 20, 2018


Cherokee Nation and Quapaw Tribe spend big on casino push in Arkansas

The Cherokee Nation and the Quapaw Tribe have spent more than $1.2 million to boost gaming efforts in Arkansas.

Posted: July 17, 2018


Enterprise Rancheria eyes 'Hard Rock Sacramento' after tribal homelands victory

The iconic Hard Rock brand could soon be coming to California's capital city thanks to a partnership between tribal nations.

Posted: July 2, 2018


Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes report mixed slot machine revenues

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes saw mixed results in slot machine revenues as they get ready to break ground on a new development.

Posted: June 19, 2018


'Economic self-sufficiency': Pamunkey Tribe pursues casino in Virginia

The Pamunkey Tribe is in for the long haul as it seeks land for a casino in Virginia.

Posted: June 14, 2018


Tribes plan to break ground on long-awaited casino in Connecticut

Despite being kept in the dark by the Trump administration, the Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes plan to open a new casino in 2020.

Posted: June 14, 2018


Sault Tribe faces doubts about long-stalled off-reservation casino

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians might be looking elsewhere for gaming opportunities thanks to the Trump administration.

Posted: June 13, 2018


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in limbo as gaming industry advances in Massachusetts

As the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe sits in limbo before the Trump administration, non-Indian interests make strides in Massachusetts.

Posted: June 11, 2018


Ponca Tribe faces familiar opponent in long-running quest for casino

The state of Nebraska is still trying to stop the Ponca Tribe from opening a casino on trust land in Iowa.

Posted: May 31, 2018


Pueblo of Laguna makes another attempt at a commercial gaming facility

The Pueblo of Laguna wants to open a racino in New Mexico, its second attempt in the state.

Posted: May 30, 2018


Pamunkey Tribe not invited to local meeting about casino plan

Local officials in Virginia are hosting a town hall to discuss plans for a casino only they haven't invited a key player.

Posted: May 23, 2018


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe gains local support for homelands legislation

After seeing some initial opposition, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has gained local support for a bill to protect its homelands in Massachusetts.

Posted: May 22, 2018


Muscogee Nation plans new gaming development after clearing federal hurdle

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation aims to revitalize Lake Eufaula in Oklahoma with a casino, hotel and other development.

Posted: May 14, 2018


Former chief of Pamunkey Tribe slams gaming plan as 'recipe for disaster'

The former chief of the Pamunkey Tribe is criticizing the involvement of a non-Indian billionaire in plans for a gaming facility.

Posted: May 11, 2018


Pamunkey Tribe pushes for casino as Virginia opens door to new machines

Good timing, and some luck, may be on the side of the Pamunkey Tribe as it pursues a casino in Virginia.

Posted: May 7, 2018


Yet another federal appeals court backs restoration of tribal homelands

The winning streak continues for Indian Country with yet another federal appeals court decision in favor of tribal homelands.

Posted: May 2, 2018


Timbisha Shoshone Tribe off-reservation casino remains the talk of the town

Two years after proposing an off-reservation casino, the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe appears no closer to its goal.

Posted: April 26, 2018


Lawmakers from Connecticut prompted probe into handling of tribal agreements

Will the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe finally get some answers from the Trump administration?

Posted: April 25, 2018


Semiahmoo First Nation asserts right to be consulted about casino

The Semiahmoo First Nation is objecting to a casino on its aboriginal territory in British Columbia.

Posted: April 25, 2018


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces local questions about homelands bill

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is seeing support in the nation's capital for a bill to protect its homelands but the situation looks a little different back home.

Posted: April 24, 2018


Ho-Chunk Nation still waiting for movement on off-reservation casino

It's been more than five years since the Ho-Chunk Nation has since action on its off-reservation casino. What gives?

Posted: April 24, 2018


Tribes welcome probe into Trump administration's handling of gaming agreements

The Trump administration is facing yet another internal investigation, this one over gaming agreements for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Posted: April 23, 2018


Mechoopda Tribe: 'Enough is enough' as appeals court rules in homelands case

The Mechoopda Tribe is still willing to sit down with local opponents to discuss plans for a long-delayed casino in northern California.

Posted: April 20, 2018


Tribes still facing legal questions in bid for new casino in Connecticut

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe can't seem to catch a break when it comes to a new casino.

Posted: April 17, 2018


Mechoopda Tribe looks forward to casino after securing victory in court

The Mechoopda Tribe plans to move forward with a long-delayed casino but opponents don't seem willing to accept defeat.

Posted: April 17, 2018


Mechoopda Tribe scores victory in long-running fight over homelands

The court victories keep coming for tribes seeking to restore their homelands even as the Trump administration seeks to erect more hurdles for Indian Country.

Posted: April 13, 2018


Guidiville Band off-reservation casino officially dead with settlement

The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians has officially dropped plans for an off-reservation casino in northern California.

Posted: April 13, 2018


North Fork Rancheria secures confirmation of win in homelands case

The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians has scored another win in a long-running fight to restore its homelands in California.

Posted: April 11, 2018


Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces hurdles in Washington for casino bid

As predicted, the Trump administration is raising hurdles for the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe as it pursues an off-reservation casino.

Posted: April 11, 2018


Grand Traverse Band chairman survives recall vote tied to casino project

The leader of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians narrowly survived a recall vote that was linked to his opposition to a new casino in Michigan.

Posted: April 9, 2018


Shawnee Tribe planning to start work on off-reservation casino

The Shawnee Tribe officially signed the deed for the site of the future Golden Mesa Casino in Oklahoma.

Posted: March 29, 2018


Sault Tribe 'remains fully committed' to off-reservation casino

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians plans to sue the Trump administration for rejecting two off-reservation casinos in Michigan.

Posted: March 29, 2018


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes another bill to protect homelands

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is gaining more support on Capitol Hill as it defends its homelands and gaming plans from litigation.

Posted: March 26, 2018


Ponca Tribe facing faith-based opposition to long delayed casino

As it pursues a long-delayed casino in Iowa, the Ponca Tribe is facing opposition from a faith-based group in Nebraska.

Posted: March 26, 2018


Tule River Tribe headed to D.C. to lobby for off-reservation casino

The Tule River Tribe is bringing its off-reservation casino proposal to a top Republican lawmaker in Washington, D.C.

Posted: March 22, 2018


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails bill to reaffirm status of homelands

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is welcoming a new bill that reaffirms the trust status of its homelands in Massachusetts.

Posted: March 21, 2018


Pamunkey Tribe announces plans for $700 million gaming facility

The Pamunkey Tribe is seeking to join the Indian gaming industry but doesn't plan on building a casino on its reservation in Virginia.

Posted: March 16, 2018


Kiowa Tribe prepares to debut new casino with more in the works

The Kiowa Tribe is opening a new gaming facility and is looking to the Trump administration to help with two more projects.

Posted: March 15, 2018


Quapaw Tribe sees another setback with gaming bid in Arkansas

A gaming initiative that could help the Quapaw Tribe return to its homelands in Arkansas has seen another setback.

Posted: March 14, 2018


Tule River Tribe seeks local support for off-reservation casino bid

The Tule River Tribe continues to push for a move of its casino to a new, off-reservation site in California.

Posted: March 13, 2018


Buena Vista Rancheria secures financing for casino after legal victory

The Buena Vista Rancheria is moving forward with a long-delayed casino in California, but at a high cost.

Posted: March 7, 2018


Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces attack from anti-Indian gaming group

The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe is battling a new rival in California, one that has tied up gaming projects with litigation and political campaigns.

Posted: March 7, 2018


Wilton Rancheria wins court decision in favor of long-awaited casino

A federal judge has sided with the Wilton Rancheria, rejecting a challenge to the tribe's long-awaited casino project in northern California.

Posted: March 1, 2018


Tribes still planning to start work on delayed casino in Connecticut

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are almost ready to start initial work on a long-delayed casino in Connecticut.

Posted: February 28, 2018


Nottawaseppi Huron Band sets another record with revenues in Michigan

The gaming business continues to be good for the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi and, by extension, for the state of Michigan and local governments.

Posted: February 26, 2018


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe waits for Trump team's decision on casino

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still doesn't know when the Trump administration will make a decision on its long-delayed casino in Massachusetts.

Posted: February 22, 2018


Timbisha Shoshone Tribe refutes rumors of marijuana at casino

The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe will not engage in 'any ' marijuana activities at the site of its proposed casino in California, Chairman George Gholson said.

Posted: February 12, 2018


Candidate vows to approve Ho-Chunk Nation off-reservation casino

A decision is still far away but a candidate for governor in Wisconsin says he will approve an off-reservation casino for the Ho-Chunk Nation.

Posted: February 8, 2018


Ho-Chunk Nation still waiting for action on off-reservation casino

President Wilfrid Cleveland: 'We've had great feedback from the White House on this.'

Posted: February 6, 2018


Bishop Paiute Tribe casino expansion dispute lands back in court

The Bishop Paiute Tribe continues to push for an expansion of its casino in California amid legal questions raised by citizens who oppose the $30 million project.

Posted: February 5, 2018


Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton lobbies against tribes' casino

Gale Norton, a former Secretary of the Interior during the George W. Bush administration, is part of a major lobbying effort aimed at defeating a tribally-owned casino in Connecticut.

Posted: February 1, 2018


Tribes object to proposal for non-Indian casino in South Dakota

A proposed non-Indian casino in South Dakota is drawing opposition from tribes in two states.

Posted: January 31, 2018


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe makes layoffs as gaming project stalls

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has laid off employees and closed its gaming agency amid uncertainty surrounding its long-delayed casino in Massachusetts.

Posted: January 30, 2018


Agua Caliente Band starts land-into-trust process for another casino

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is moving forward with plans for a third gaming facility in southern California.

Posted: January 23, 2018


Wilton Rancheria hails action on agreement for long-awaited casino

The Wilton Rancheria is hoping to break ground on a long-awaited casino in California this summer after clearing the last major hurdle to the project.

Posted: January 23, 2018


Tribes falling behind on schedule for controversial casino in Connecticut

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe remain committed to a new casino in Connecticut despite falling behind on their schedule.

Posted: January 17, 2018


Timbisha Shoshone Tribe solicits local input for off-reservation casino project

The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe is still working on plans for an off-reservation casino in California.

Posted: January 15, 2018


'Enough is enough!' -- Yet another tribe scores big victory in homelands case

Indian Country continues to rack up victories when it comes to the restoration of tribal homelands.

Posted: January 12, 2018


Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe moves forward with Class II gaming facility

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe won't be using a community center for a new casino but gaming plans are still moving forward in Massachusetts.

Posted: January 11, 2018


Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe hails win in long-running sovereignty case

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is once again calling for talks in Massachusetts after securing victory in a long-running sovereignty case.

Posted: January 10, 2018


Quapaw Tribe joins partnership to authorize up to three casinos in Arkansas

The Quapaw Tribe is hoping to bring gaming to Arkansas, its ancestral homeland.

Posted: January 9, 2018


Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe scores big win in long-running sovereignty case

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe will finally be able to open a gaming facility after the U.S. Supreme Court put an end to a long-running sovereignty dispute.

Posted: January 8, 2018


Ho-Chunk Nation committed to off-reservation casino despite uncertainty in Trump era

The Ho-Chunk Nation remains committed to an off-reservation casino in Wisconsin despite uncertainty created by the Trump administration.

Posted: December 19, 2017


Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe in limbo as Supreme Court delays action in sovereignty dispute

While the U.S. Supreme Court has delivered good news to one tribe and its homelands, another must wait longer for an answer.

Posted: December 11, 2017


Supreme Court brings good news to Quapaw Tribe in restoration of homelands case

The U.S. Supreme Court has brought some good news to the Quapaw Tribe, whose casino expansion plans have been held up the state of Kansas.

Posted: December 11, 2017


Tribes turn tables on non-Indian company intent on derailing new gaming facility

Connecticut is getting 'played' by a non-Indian gaming company, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe say.

Posted: December 7, 2017


Tribes sue Trump administration for dragging feet on revised gaming agreements

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe, along with the state of Connecticut, are suing the Trump administration for failing to take action on their gaming agreements.

Posted: November 30, 2017


Another appeals court decision backs restoration of tribal homelands in California

Despite doubts voiced by a senior Trump administration official, tribes continue to score legal victories as they restore their homelands.

Posted: November 29, 2017


Ponca Tribe faces challenge to casino as city in Iowa moves forward with lawsuit

The descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear are facing a legal challenge to plans for a casino in Iowa.

Posted: November 28, 2017


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe calls Trump team for help on eve of Thanksgiving

In his first Thanksgiving proclamation, President Trump credited the Wampanoag people with helping the Pilgrims survive. The tribe wants the favor returned.

Posted: November 22, 2017


Redding Rancheria faces opposition to move of casino amid changes in D.C.

The Redding Rancheria is planning to move its casino to a new site in California amid change thousands of miles away in Washington, D.C.

Posted: November 21, 2017


Tribes report mixed slot machine returns as they press Trump team on casino

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe saw mixed slot machine results last month as they await word from the Trump administration about their gaming agreements.

Posted: November 16, 2017


Ponca Tribe secures victory in long-running battle over restoration of homelands

A nearly decade-long battle for the descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear may be nearing the finish line after the tribe's gaming plans again won federal approval.

Posted: November 15, 2017


Tribes hit roadblocks as Trump team refuses to sanction new gaming agreements

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are wondering why the Trump administration has failed to take action on their new gaming agreements.

Posted: November 10, 2017


Lawmakers join tribes in pressing Trump team for firm response on new casino

Lawmakers from Connecticut are supporting the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe as they seek a firm response from the Trump administration on plans for a new casino.

Posted: November 8, 2017


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