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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains optimistic for gaming bid (12/24)

The Supreme Court's decision in Carcieri v. Salazar has thrown a wrench into the process.

Editorial: Cowlitz Tribe should work with others on casino plan (12/24)

All tribes — and potential tribes — can avoid wasteful litigation by working together whenever possible.

10th Circuit refuses to rehear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming case (12/23)

The tribe and its leaders are protected from the state's lawsuit due to sovereign immunity.

Bill to stop Tohono O'odham Nation casino fails to clear Congress (12/22)

Republican control of the Senate could improve the chances for a new version of the bill.

Column: Wait for decision on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (12/19)

Columnist calls on the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to hold off on a third commercial license in the state.

Menominee Nation off-reservation casino supporters hold rally (12/19)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has until February 19, 2015, to make a decision.

Opponents of Cowlitz Tribe plan appeal of gaming land decision (12/19)

The Grande Ronde Tribes fear competition will hurt their existing casino.

Deadline extended for commercial casino eyed by Quapaw Tribe (12/18)

The tribe and its partner want to turn a defunct racetrack into a casino.

Fines for foes of Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino (12/18)

Opponents -- including the Gila River Indian Community -- have failed to stop the project in the courts and in Congress.

Catawba Nation casino opponents meet with BIA officials in DC (12/17)

The tribe's land-into-trust application for the 16-acre gaming site remains under consideration.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community voters reject new casino plan (12/16)

Tribal members rejected plans to buy a hotel and build a $31 million casino at the site.

Rally in support of Menominee Nation off-reservation casino bid (12/15)

The rally takes place on Wednesday at the site of the proposed $800 million casino.

Cowlitz Tribe wins decision on casino land-into-trust application (12/15)

The tribe has been pushing for the casino for over a decade.

County backs off-reservation casino for Lac Vieux Desert Band (12/11)

Plans call for a $22 million casino at an existing ski resort.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe submits casino environmental report (12/10)

The tribe is still waiting for the Bureau of Indian Affairs to make a decision on its land-into-trust application.

Christian group against Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (12/10)

Wisconsin Family Action says Gov. Scott Walker (R) is going back on promises not to expand gaming in the state.

Judge removes Sault Tribe from off-reservation gaming lawsuit (12/08)

The state plans to pursue individual tribal officials due to the sovereign immunity of the tribe itself.

Editorial: Say yes to Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (12/08)

Newspaper urges Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) to make a decision.

Opinion: Time to reject Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (12/05)

What's taking Gov. Scott Walker (R) so long to make a decision?

Tohono O'odham Nation to open off-reservation casino in 2015 (12/04)

An initial structure will open 12 months from now with a permanent building to follow in early 2016.

Amended Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact sent to BIA (12/04)

An answer is due in January 2015, a month before Gov. Scott Walker (R) plans to announce a decision on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe wins concession in casino fight (12/03)

The state will compensate the tribe for any losses that occur as a result of a new off-reservation casino.

Buena Vista Rancheria gets good and bad news in casino cases (12/03)

A lawsuit that questioned the tribe's federal status appears to be dead but another one that challenges the tribe's land status remains on the docket.

Court won't allow Buena Vista Rancheria in gaming land case (12/02)

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals said the tribe waited too long to intervene.

Mohegan Tribe still pushing for commercial casino in New York (11/28)

The tribe wants to build a $550 million resort in the Catskills region.

Mashantucket Tribe still thinking about Massachusetts casino (11/25)

The tribe's new gaming executive won't say whether the plan is still on the table.

Quapaw Tribe faces even more competition for casino in Kansas (11/25)

Three groups, including the tribe, are now planning to bid on the sole commercial casino license.

Lawmaker wants BIA to wait on Cowlitz Tribe casino acquisition (11/25)

Sparring continues as parties wait for a decision in a long-running lawsuit.

Two tribes making push for off-reservation casino in California (11/20)

The Elem Colony and the Koi Nation each submitted bids to develop Mare Island in Vallejo.

Opinion: Catawba Nation makes a sneak attack with casino bid (11/20)

Resident claims the local community doesn't support the Catawba Nation off-reservation casino.

Mohegan Tribe passed over for second casino in Pennsylvania (11/19)

The license instead went to the operators of an existing commercial facility in Maryland.

Meeting planned for potential third tribal casino in Connecticut (11/18)

A bill could be introduced in the next legislative session to authorize a joint facility.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still waiting for BIA ruling on casino (11/17)

The main hurdle is the Supreme Court's decision in the Carcieri land-into-trust case.

Pequot Tribe is open to gaming partnership with Mohegan Tribe (11/17)

Both tribes have seen gaming revenues suffer and a new casino could counter competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Tribes at odds for Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (11/12)

The Forest County Potawatomi Community fears a loss of jobs and revenues if a rival casino opens only 40 miles away.

Mohegan Tribe floats proposal of joint casino in Connecticut (11/12)

A facility near the Massachusetts border could help keep gaming revenues in Connecticut.

Mohegan Tribe eyes 2nd commercial casino in Pennsylvania (11/11)

The tribe is part of a $500 million project in downtown Philadelphia.

Coquille Tribe still waiting for BIA on off-reservation casino (11/11)

The tribe plans to open a $26 million Class II facility in Medford, Oregon.

No decision soon on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (11/07)

Gov. Scott Walker (R) indicates he will wait until February 2015 to announce a decision.

Los Coyotes Band still optimistic on off-reservation casino bid (11/07)

The tribe isn't worried about the rejection of a controversial off-reservation casino at the ballot box.

North Fork Rancheria won't give up casino plans despite vote (11/06)

Chairwoman Elaine Bethel-Fink said the Class II gaming or Class III gaming procedures are options.

Lawmaker bets on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (11/06)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has until February 2015 to make a decision.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe safe after voters back gaming law (11/05)

Some 60 percent of voters rejected a repeal of the Massachusetts gaming law.

Voters reject North Fork Rancheria off-reservation gaming deal (11/05)

The tribe has said it will develop its 305-acre trust property no matter what voters say.

Governor to decide on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (11/05)

Gov. Scott Walker (R) until February 2015 to make a decision though there is no reason he can't take action sooner now that his future in Wisconsin in secure.

Roy Hall: Karuk Tribe seeks casino on Shasta Nation territory (11/04)

The leader of the Shasta Nation accuses the Karuk Tribe of encroaching on its territory.

Column: Rival tribes ask voters to block North Fork casino bid (11/04)

It's decision day for the North Fork Rancheria as voters give their say on Proposition 48.

Opinion: North Fork Rancheria gaming deal deserves 'yes' vote (11/03)

Writer explains why he supports Proposition 48 to ratify an off-reservation gaming deal for the North Fork Rancheria.

Opinion: Menominee Nation exploits loophole to pursue casino (10/31)

Writer at conservative publication questions the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Editorial: Off-reservation gaming project unfair to other tribes (10/31)

Newspaper opposes off-reservation casino for the North Fork Rancheria.

Quapaw Tribe faces competition for Kansas commercial casino (10/30)

One license for the southeastern region of Kansas is up for grabs.

Editorial: Keep tribal casinos in California on existing Indian land (10/30)

Newspaper urges 'no' vote on Proposition 48 to reject an off-reservation gaming deal for the North Fork Rancheria.

Column: Menominee Nation off-reservation casino goes ignored (10/30)

Don't expect a decision on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino in Kenosha before Election Day.

Pechanga Band chair featured in ads against North Fork casino (10/29)

The Sacramento Bee calls the ad 'Mostly misleading' due to questionable claims made by Chairman Marc Macarro.

Grand Ronde Tribes continue fight against Cowlitz Tribe casino (10/29)

The two tribes would compete for patrons in the Portland, Oregon, area.

Opinion: Vote yes to support North Fork Rancheria gaming deal (10/28)

Spokesperson for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians urges a 'yes' vote on Proposition 48.

Editorial: No logic in putting Cowlitz Tribe's gaming site in trust (10/28)

Newspaper says the Cowlitz Tribe should not open a casino.

Little River Band still touting proposal for off-reservation casino (10/28)

The tribe just won a major award for its existing facility.

Rivals raise $14M to stop North Fork off-reservation casino deal (10/27)

Voters are being asked to weigh in on the tribe's Class III gaming compact.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe stays quiet on repeal of gaming law (10/27)

The tribe might not be able to offer Class III games if voters reject the law.

Feinstein opposes North Fork Rancheria off-reservation casino (10/24)

The California Democrat has spread inaccurate information about the tribal casino industry in California.

BIA announces intent to put Cowlitz Tribe gaming site in trust (10/24)

The tribe has been waiting 12 years for a decision.

Column: Vote won't block North Fork off-reservation casino (10/23)

The outcome of Proposition 48 won't stop the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians from opening an off-reservation casino.

North Fork Rancheria blames rival tribes for holding up compact (10/22)

The tribe still plans to build a gaming facility on its trust land regardless of what voters say at the polls.

Salt River Tribe concerned about Tohono O'odham Nation casino (10/22)

Salt River President Diane Enos said there are only so many customers to go around.

Candidates differ on Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino bid (10/22)

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R) opposes it while Joe Pakootas (D) won't object if it wins Bureau of Indian Affairs approval.

North Fork Rancheria won't give up off-reservation casino plan (10/21)

Vice Chair Maryann McGovran said the tribe will start development on the gaming site, which has already been placed in trust.

Tohono O'odham Nation was looking for off-reservation casino (10/21)

Chairman Ned Norris said the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community was informed of a potential casino back in the 1990s.

Town meeting for Lac Vieux Desert Band off-reservation casino (10/21)

A local official believes the casino will bring jobs and revenue to the region.

Eastern Shawnee Tribe considers casino at ancestral Ohio site (10/21)

Chief Glenda Wallace said development options will be discussed with the local community.

Rivals raise nearly $16M to block North Fork Rancheria's casino (10/20)

The Table Mountain Rancheria is the biggest donor -- nearly $11 million so far.

Candidates discuss Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (10/20)

Democrat Mary Burke criticized Gov. Scott Walker (R) for failing to make a decision as he blamed his predecessor for his inaction.

Blog: What to know about Prop 48 and off-reservation gaming (10/17)

With Proposition 48, voters in California will decide whether to approve an off-reservation casino for the for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians.

Opinion: North Fork Rancheria's gaming deal deserves yes vote (10/16)

Local official urges yes vote on Proposition 48.

Cheat Sheet: Off-reservation casino on ballot in Proposition 48 (10/15)

An off-reservation casino for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians faces voters next month.

BIA wants views on Los Coyotes Band off-reservation casino (10/13)

The agency is working on the land-into-trust application and the environmental impact statement for the project.

Tribes in California submit proposals to city to develop casino (10/10)

The Elem Colony and the Koi Nation, plus two other developers, want to open a casino on Mare Island in Vallejo.

Wiyot Tribe campaigns for 'yes' vote on gaming referendum (10/10)

The tribe will get a share of revenues from an off-reservation casino operated by the North Fork Rancheria.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe won't confirm size of casino debt (10/10)

But Chairman Cedric Cromwell and Vice Chairman Jessie Baird hint that the figure is near or over $100 million.

Buena Vista Rancheria wants to intervene in gaming land suit (10/10)

The tribe's casino plan remains in limbo, 10 years after the lawsuit was filed by Amador County.

City urged to rescind support for Catawba Nation casino plan (10/09)

The tribe's land-into-trust application is still pending at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Massachusetts voters asked to repeal gaming expansion law (10/09)

A repeal could affect the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, whose casino remains under review at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Rival tribe donates another $5.4M to block North Fork casino (10/09)

The Table Mountain Rancheria has now spent more than $8 million in hopes of stopping the new casino.

Rival tribes raise $8.9M to defeat North Fork Rancheria casino (10/08)

The Table Mountain Rancheria, the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians. the United Auburn Indian Community are turning to voters to block the new casino.

Lac Vieux Desert Band sees support for off-reservation casino (10/08)

One community has voted to support the project while leaders in another community are welcoming the plan.

Leaders of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to discuss gaming debt (10/07)

The meeting comes after two council members told The Cape Cod Times that the tribe has borrowed more than $90 million from its casino partner.

CPR: North Fork Rancheria off-reservation casino faces voter test (10/06)

Voter will consider whether the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians can build an off-reservation casino when they go to the polls next month.

Guidiville Band loses ruling in dispute over failed gaming project (10/06)

The tribe is suing the federal government and the city of Richmond but the city has won a key ruling.

Tribe against tribe in off-reservation casino dispute in California (10/03)

Three tribes are funding the campaign against the North Fork Rancheria's proposed casino.

Lac Vieux Desert Band eyes off-reservation casino at ski resort (10/03)

Plans are in the preliminary stages but would include a hotel.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe pays 16.5% interest on casino loan (10/02)

The tribe has borrowed more than $90 million from its Malaysian partner.

Rivals funded DC trips to oppose Tohono O'odham Nation casino (09/30)

The Gila River Indian Community and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community picked up the tab for local officials.

Former mayor remains hopeful on Los Coyotes Band casino bid (09/29)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has published the final environmental impact statement for the project but there's no timeline on a decision.

Rival tribes raise $4M to block North Fork Rancheria casino bid (09/26)

The Table Mountain Rancheria has contributed $2 million so far, the largest amount.

Opponents sue to put Tohono O'odham Nation casino on ballot (09/26)

The city of Glendale is supporting the controversial project and opponents want to change that.

Samish Nation isn't interested in pursuing casino on allotment (09/26)

Attorney says the tribe has 'repeatedly' turned down an Indian family's request to join in the project.

Court rejects rival's challenge to North Fork Rancheria casino (09/25)

The Chukchansi Tribe questioned whether the state governor had authority to approve the off-reservation casino.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe questions rival casino partner (09/24)

The Potawatomis are raising questions about the Seminole Tribe's involvement in the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Another tribe joins fight against North Fork Rancheria compact (09/23)

The United Auburn Indian Community donated $100,000 to help defeat the North Fork Rancheria's off-reservation casino.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe won't share casino revenue (09/22)

The tribe is concerned Gov. Scott Walker (R) might approve an off-reservation casino for the Menominee Nation.

KBIC judge dismisses lawsuit challenging plan for new casino (09/18)

The judge went ahead and resolved the case on the merits after being told by the council to dismiss it.

North Fork Rancheria banks on voter approval of casino deal (09/18)

Tribe's decade-long quest could come to an end on election day in November.

City won't allow vote on Tohono O'odham Nation casino plan (09/18)

The decision came as the Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing on a bill that would bar the casino.

Audio: SCIA takes up bill to bar Tohono O'odham Nation casino (09/17)

Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) clashed repeatedly at the hearing.

Rival tribes spend $13M to block Tohono O'odham Nation casino (09/16)

The Gila River Indian Community has spent $11 million while the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community has spent $2 million.

Indian family in Washington continues bid for casino on allotment (09/16)

It's not clear whether the Samish Nation, the Suquamish Tribe or the Quinault Nation exercise jurisdiction over the site.

Witnesses: Hearing on bill to bar Tohono O'odham Nation casino (09/16)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing tomorrow on S.2670, the Keep the Promise Act.

Petitions submitted to put Tohono O'odham Nation casino to vote (09/15)

Opponents are hoping to block the tribe's controversial off-reservation casino.

Maryann McGovran: Vote for North Fork Rancheria's gaming deal (09/15)

Maryann McGovran, the vice chairwoman of the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians, urges voters to support Proposition 48 and ratify the tribe's Class III gaming compact.

Briefs filed in lawsuit over United Keetoowah Band's gaming site (09/12)

The tribe shut down the casino in August 2013 because the land is not in trust.

Editorial: Mohegan Tribe's gaming plan is right for Massachusetts (09/11)

Newspaper supports commercial casino bid from the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut over billionaire developer Steve Wynn.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe and state in compact arbitration (09/11)

The tribe has suspended revenue sharing payments out of concern Walker will approve an off-reservation casino for the Menominee Nation.

SCIA sets hearing on bill to block Tohono O'odham Nation casino (09/11)

The Keep the Promise Act prevents the tribe from using its trust land for any forms of gaming.

Mohegan Tribe spent $100M on New York commercial casino bid (09/10)

The tribe is among nine bidders for the Catskills, a region about 90 minutes north of New York City.

Ruben Balderas: Tohono O'odham Nation casino breaks promise (09/10)

President Ruben Balderas of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation explains opposition to the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino.

Opinion: Menominee Nation off-reservation casino a win for state (09/10)

Wisconsin lawmaker touts the benefits of the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Opinion: Tohono O'odham Nation casino foes despise competition (09/09)

A city council member in Glendale, Arizona, blasts opponents of the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino.

Mohegan Tribe pitches commercial casinos in neighboring states (09/08)

With gaming revenues falling at home, the tribe is seeking commercial casinos in New York and Massachusetts.

Editorial: Draw the line against reservation shopping for casinos (09/08)

Newspaper urges voters to reject Proposition 48 to prevent the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians from opening an off-reservation casino.

Sen. Warren plans to vote for repeal of Massachusetts casino law (09/05)

Repealing the law would end the Mohegan Tribe's commercial casino plan and could affect the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino.

BIA publishes final report on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino bid (09/04)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is getting even closer to a casino.

Mohegan Tribe still plans to market tribal casino in Massachusetts (09/04)

The Boston Globe obtained a confidential marketing agreement that allows the tribe to promote its Connecticut casino to gamblers in Massachusetts.

Ho-Chunk Nation remains opposed to rival casinos within territory (09/04)

The proposed Menominee Nation off-reservation casino falls within Ho-Chunk territory, according to President Jon Greendeer.

Rival tribes outspend North Fork Rancheria on gaming referendum (09/04)

The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians is facing an uphill battle as voters in California are being asked to repeal the tribe's Class III gaming compact.

KBIC judge ignores order to stop proceedings in gaming litigation (09/03)

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of Michigan appears to be heading back into a judicial crisis over plans for a new casino.

Mohegan Tribe wants 'right-sized' commercial casino in New York (09/02)

Gaming executive is blunt about plans -- 'There will never be another Mohegan Sun.'

Editorial: Tohono O'odham Nation didn't play by 'rules' with casino (09/01)

Newspaper accuses the Tohono O'odham Nation of playing tricks in its pursuit of an off-reservation casino.

State questions Forest County Powatatomi Tribe's slot machines (08/29)

The state and the tribe have entered some rocky territory as a result of the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino proposal.

Quapaw Tribe eyes local support for commercial casino in Kansas (08/29)

The tribe is working with a Las Vegas casino developer on the project.

Tohono O'odham Nation to build off-reservation casino in phases (08/29)

The first phase of the West Valley Resort will feature a gaming facility with five restaurants, meeting and multi-purpose space.

Editorial: Forest County Potawatomi Tribe ups ante in casino feud (08/29)

Newspaper says proposed Menominee Nation $810 million off-reservation casino in Kenosha comes at the expense of the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe:

Nebraska Supreme Court hears arguments over gaming initiative (08/28)

The Winnebago Tribe plans to convert an old racetrack into a gaming facility is the referendum appears on the ballot and passes.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe responds to opponents in casino suit (08/28)

The tribe plans to open a Class II gaming facility on its reservation but opponents are trying to stop the project.

Tohono O'odham Nation breaks ground on off-reservation casino (08/28)

The $500 million West Valley Resort remains controversial in the state despite local support.

Cowlitz Tribe sees setback in infrastructure plan for casino site (08/27)

The casino has been in limbo due to land-into-trust challenges from a rival tribe and some local opponents.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe cuts gaming payment to state (08/27)

The proposed Menominee Nation off-reservation casino is already having a negative effect on the state's budget.

WUWM: Menominee Nation still waiting for off-reservation casino (08/25)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has yet to announce his decision on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Editorial: Vote on Enterprise Rancheria Class III gaming compact (08/25)

California newspaper urges lawmakers to consider a Class III gaming compact for the Enterprise Rancheria rather than let the matter be resolved in federal court.

Eastern Cherokees resist Catawba Nation casino in North Carolina (08/25)

The Eastern Cherokees operate a casino more than 130 miles away from the Catawba Nation site.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe seeking investors for Class II facility (08/25)

The casino would be located on the tribe's reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

Rival tribe spends big in fight over Tohono O'odham Nation casino (08/25)

The Gila River Indian Community is spending big in Washington, D.C., in its fight against the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino.

Menominee Nation remains confident with off-reservation casino (08/22)

Chairwoman Laurie Boivin said the tribe continues to provide information to Gov. Scott Walker about the $800 million casino in Kenosha.

Wampanoag casino opponents hope to catch Obama's attention (08/20)

Someone is putting up signs that are critical of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino project.

Enterprise Rancheria awaits action on Class III gaming compact (08/20)

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed the compact two years ago this month but opposition from tribes with existing casinos has prevented it from moving forward.

Governor pressed on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (08/20)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the $800 million casino in Kenosha a year ago this month.

Group seeks referendum on Tohono O'odham Nation casino deal (08/20)

Casino opponents want voters to have their say on the controversial agreement.

KBIC puts judges back to work but orders end to gaming lawsuit (08/15)

The tribe's judicial crisis appears to be settled as plans for the new casino move forward.

Gila River Tribe's gaming enterprise reaches naming rights deal (08/14)

The Gila River Arena is about a mile from the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino site.

KBIC shuts off water and power to tribal court in casino dispute (08/13)

Tribal judges have been suspended without pay as part of a dispute over plans for a new casino.

City backs Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino deal (08/13)

Up until a few months ago, the city's official stance was one of opposition.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community suspends judges in casino flap (08/12)

The dispute arose after the tribal council approved the $2.75 million purchase of a hotel with the intent of building a new casino at the site.

Column: Mohegan Tribe's campaign donation violates casino law (08/12)

Columnist accuses the Mohegan Tribe of violating Massachusetts gaming law by making campaign contributions.

New York set to award licenses for commercial casino this fall (08/11)

The Seneca Nation, the Mohegan Tribe, the Seminole Tribe and the Chickasaw Nation are in the casino race as developers or managers.

Editorial: Tohono O'odham Nation casino is looking more likely (08/11)

Arizona newspaper thinks the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino is getting harder to stop.

Governor acts slow on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (08/07)

Gov. Scott Walker (R) has until February 2015 to make a decision and he's taking as much time as possible to study the project.

Tohono O'odham Nation reaches deal for off-reservation casino (08/07)

The tribe agrees to pay about $26 million over 20 years to the city of Glendale.

Nebraska Supreme Court to hear lawsuit over gaming initiative (08/07)

The Winnebago Tribe is supporting a referendum to authorize electronic betting on historical horse races.

Judge allows parties in Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino case (08/07)

A local town and a local group are opposing the tribe's plan for a Class II facility on the reservation.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community goes ahead with gaming plan (08/05)

The tribe wants to move an existing casino to a new site on the waterfront but a lawsuit in tribal court could stop the project.

City expected to discuss deal for Tohono O'odham Nation casino (08/05)

A vote on the deal could come as early as next Tuesday.

Editorial: Community benefits from new KBIC gaming facility (08/04)

Michigan newspaper welcomes proposal from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community to move the Ojibwa Casino to a waterfront location.

Column: Sen. McCain breaks promise on Tohono O'odham casino (07/31)

Columnist wonders why Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) changed his position on the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino.

BIA won't commit to timeline on Mashpee Wampanoag casino (07/30)

Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn initially promised a decision in spring 2013 but that didn't happen.

Tohono O'odham Nation blasts bill to bar off-reservation casino (07/30)

The tribe plans to build a $500 million casino in the Phoenix area.

Opposition group sues to block gaming referendum in Nebraska (07/30)

The Winnebago Tribe supports an amendment to authorize electronic betting on historical horse races.

Senate bill introduced to stop Tohono O'odham Nation casino bid (07/29)

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) are sponsoring the new measure.

Soo Tribe casino partner was developer behind failed racetrack (07/28)

The tribe at point considered an off-reservation casino near the defunct track.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe changes architects for casino plan (07/28)

The tribe is now $90 million in debt, sources told The Cape Cod Times.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe plans to start work at gaming site (07/25)

Chairman Cedric Cromwell remains optimistic for BIA decision on land-into-trust application.

Mayor gives conflicting view on Tohono O'odham Nation casino (07/25)

The city will negotiate with the tribe despite testimony presented at Senate hearing.

BIA indicates Tohono O'odham Nation can use land for gaming (07/24)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee heard from both sides of the issue at a lengthy oversight hearing on Indian gaming.

Audio: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on gaming (07/23)

The hearing focused on federal oversight, tribal benefits and a controversial off-reservation casino in Arizona.

Mohegan Tribe's poll points to preference for casino in Catskills (07/23)

The tribe wants to build a $600 million commercial casino at the site of a former resort.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs looks into tribal gaming (07/22)

The committee hasn't paid much attention to the $28 billion tribal casino industry during so far.

Menominee Nation outlines need for off-reservation casino (07/22)

Tribal leaders say gaming revenues will benefit housing, health care and other programs.

Editorial: Progress on Tohono O'odham Nation gaming plan (07/22)

Arizona newspaper says decision to place Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino site in trust won't have a nationwide impact as critics have claimed.

Wyandotte Nation off-reservation casino lawsuit dismissed (07/22)

The tribe has indicated it will submit a new land-into-trust application for the gaming site.

Wyandotte Nation agrees with dismissal of casino site lawsuit (07/21)

The tribe can submit another land-into-trust application for the site in Kansas.

Chief of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe wary of $500M casino bid (07/21)

The traditional chief of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is worried what gaming might do to his people.

Catawba Nation ready to welcome customers to bingo facility (07/18)

The facility offers up to 1,300 seats and jackpots up to $100,000.

Gregory Mendoza: Tohono O'odham Nation misleads on casino (07/18)

Gov. Gregory Mendoza of the Gila River Indian Community accuses the Tohono O'odham Nation of exploiting casino loopholes.

Kialegee Tribal Town seeks dismissal of state's gaming lawsuit (07/17)

The tribe says the Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community puts an end to Oklahoma's case.

Group fighting Catawba Nation casino brings in national figure (07/17)

The national director of Stop Predatory Gambling is trying to stir up local opposition.

Winnebago Tribe backs gaming amendment on Nebraska ballot (07/17)

Tribal executive says initial polling shows support for electronic betting on historical horse races.

City supports Tohono O'odham Nation's off-reservation casino (07/16)

Divided vote reverses the city's long-standing opposition to the project.

Tribes outspent in lobbying race over casinos in Massachusetts (07/15)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe spent $1.65 million but non-Indian interests spent far more.

Governor working on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (07/15)

A Republican lawmaker believes the $810 million casino in Kenosha will be approved.

Opinion: Lawmakers oppose casino while taking casino funds (07/14)

Writer criticizes California lawmakers for failing to support the off-reservation casino proposed by the Enterprise Rancheria.

City won't put Tohono O'odham Nation gaming plan on ballot (07/14)

Anti-casino group wanted to overturn the city's decision to open discussions with the tribe.

Town wants to join Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe gaming case (07/14)

The town was a party to a land claim settlement that is at issue in the case.

Mohegan Tribe signs agreement for Massachusetts casino bid (07/11)

The agrees to pay $30 million upfront, a minimum of $18 million a year, plus $45 million for transportation and infrastructure projects.

Mohegan Tribe looks elsewhere as casino returns fall at home (07/10)

The tribe is focusing its efforts on markets in the Northeast, an executive said.

Federal judge asked to dismiss Wyandotte Nation casino lawsuit (07/09)

The tribe still plans to fight for the off-reservation casino in Kansas.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community continues work on casino plan (07/09)

The tribe is still in negotiations to purchase an existing hotel on the waterfront.

Lawmaker doesn't believe repeal of gaming law ends tribal plans (07/08)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe are pursuing casinos.

Residents open to Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino (07/08)

Tribe's land-into-trust application remains controversial.

Catawba Nation sees support for gaming plan in North Carolina (07/07)

The tribe wants to open a $600 million casino on a 16-acre site.

BIA won't place Wyandotte Nation casino site in Kansas in trust (07/07)

The tribe acquired the site in connection with a land claim settlement.

Analysis: Picking the odds for New York commercial casino bids (07/07)

The Seminole Tribe and the Mohegan Tribe are among the bidders for commercial licenses.

Rival tribes blast casino land ruling for Tohono O'odham Nation (07/04)

The Gila River Indian Community and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community hope Congress will stop the project.

Anti-gaming group believes repeal kills plans for tribal casinos (07/04)

Two Wampanoag tribes are trying to open casinos in their home state.

Tohono O'odham Nation wins land-into-trust decision for casino (07/03)

Litigation from other tribes with existing casinos is expected.

State suffers setback in Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino suit (07/03)

The state claims the tribe gave up its gaming rights under a land claim settlement.

Blowhards: Rep. Franks for fighting Tohono O'odham casino bid (07/03)

Lawmaker accepts funds from one gaming tribe to fight another.

Cowlitz Tribe plans to pay for $30M highway project near casino (07/02)

Project remains in limbo due to litigation from another tribe and local opponents.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe gaming case stays in federal court (07/02)

The tribe wants to open a Class II facility on its reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

Proposition 48 on California ballot repeals North Fork compact (07/01)

Rival tribes contributed nearly $3 million to a group that's fighting the casino.

Poll shows tight race for repeal of gaming law in Massachusetts (07/01)

Another poll, on the other hand, shows strong support for the Mohegan Tribe's commercial casino.

Enterprise Rancheria waiting for action on off-reservation casino (06/30)

Despite clearing major hurdles, the project remains in limbo due to opposition from tribes with existing casinos.

County supports Little River Band's off-reservation gaming plan (06/30)

Tribe plans a $100 million facility at the site of a former racetrack.

Group opposing Catawba Nation casino posts misleading photos (06/30)

One photo appears to depict a blighted neighborhood near a casino when in fact a Home Depot is just down the street.

Column: Outsiders pulling the strings on off-reservation gaming (06/30)

The local community's wishes are being overridden by political puppetry.

Tejon Tribe working with Nevada developer on plans for casino (06/27)

An option has been secured for the potential development site.

Massachusetts Gaming Commission sets a new casino deadline (06/27)

Ruling affects region where the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe wants to open a casino.

Tejon Tribe announces plans for casino at undisclosed location (06/26)

Tribe was restored to federal recognition by the Obama administration.

Tribes in Massachusetts keeping an eye on repeal of gaming law (06/25)

Plans for tribal casinos will be affected by referendum on the November ballot.

Massachusetts court allows referendum on casino law repeal (06/24)

Voters in Massachusetts will get their say on the state's gaming law this November.

Mohegan Tribe reaffirms bid for commercial casino in New York (06/23)

The deadline to submit an application is June 30.

Sault Tribe faces opposition to off-reservation gaming projects (06/23)

Opponents include the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians and the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe.

Column: Bay Mills maintains ties to off-reservation casino site (06/23)

Port Huron was once home to an Ojibwe reservation.

Wilton Rancheria anticipates lengthy process on casino proposal (06/20)

The tribe is in the early stages of its land-into-trust application.

Seminole Tribe joins Chickasaw Nation for New York casino plan (06/20)

Plans call for a casino on the waterfront in Rensselaer, across the river from the state capitol.

Wilton Rancheria acquires building as work on casino continues (06/19)

The tribe is looking at building a casino south of Sacramento, California.

Dale Kildee questions Sault Tribe's off-reservation casino plans (06/19)

Retired lawmaker says Congress never intended settlement lands to be used for gaming.

Opinion: City hurts itself by supporting Cowlitz Tribe casino bid (06/19)

Writer questions why the city supports the Cowlitz Tribe casino despite a lack of revenue sharing.

Mashantucket Tribe said to be changing partners for casino plan (06/18)

City had welcomed $750 million Foxwoods casino but is now open to other developers.

Local official open to Sault Tribe off-reservation casino proposal (06/18)

Town supervisor, however, believes the land-into-trust process will take some time.

Descendants want off-reservation casino at Indian allotment (06/16)

The land was placed in trust for a Quinault Nation woman sometime in the 1920s.

Commercial casino plans to compete with Connecticut tribes (06/16)

Site in western Massachusetts is less than 65 miles from tribal casinos in Connecticut.

Sault Tribe eyes speedy approval for gaming land applications (06/12)

Michigan attorney general and two tribes hope to block two off-reservation casinos.

Michigan tribes question Sault Tribe off-reservation casino plan (06/11)

The Nottawaseppi Huron Band and the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe say off-reservation casinos violate the Class III gaming compact.

Sault Tribe submits land-into-trust applications for casino sites (06/11)

The tribe is moving forward with an off-reservation casino in Lansing and is looking at another near Detroit.

Mashantucket Tribe said to be interested in casino at golf course (06/11)

The tribe hasn't confirmed plans for a casino in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

City eases tensions with Tohono O'odham Nation in casino flap (06/10)

City seeks $766,000 in gaming funds from the tribe.

Michigan plans to pursue Sault Tribe officials over gaming plan (06/06)

Shift in tactics comes after Supreme Court upheld the doctrine of sovereign immunity.

Mashantucket Tribe might drop out of casino race in New York (06/06)

Financing is a big issue amid intense competition in the Catskills region.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band withdraws bid for casino in New York (06/06)

Tribe had been working on a casino in the Catskills for more than 10 years.

Soo Tribe confident of success with off-reservation casino bid (06/05)

After losing the Bay Mills case, the state of Michigan withdrew its appeal to the Supreme Court

Chickasaw Nation and partners change New York casino plans (06/05)

Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, plans to manage the proposed casino.

Michigan drops appeal in Soo Tribe off-reservation casino case (06/04)

Decision comes after state loses tribal sovereign immunity decision at the Supreme Court.

Turtle Mountain Band withdraws plan for off-reservation casino (06/04)

Tribe was told that the state would not agree to the operation as required by IGRA.

Column: Bay Mills still a long way from off-reservation casino (06/02)

Despite a victory at the U.S. Supreme Court, columnist says Bay Mills Indian Community isn't any closer to opening an off-reservation casino.

Bill introduced to ratify Enterprise Rancheria gaming compact (06/02)

Project has drawn opposition from tribes with existing casinos.

Mayor refutes claim about new Mashantucket Tribe casino site (05/30)

Paper adds more fuel to the fire by reporting that non-Indian developer is interested in partnering with the tribe.

City waits for casino plan from Chickasaw Nation and partners (05/30)

Group faces June 30 deadline to negotiate a host agreement and secure local approval.

Mashantucket Tribe considers new casino site in Massachusets (05/29)

Eyes are now focused on New Bedford despite previous announcement regarding Fall River.

Supreme Court decision affects another off-reservation casino (05/28)

Sault Tribe was sued by state of Michigan for pursuing an off-reservation facility.

Menominee Nation outlines schedule for off-reservation casino (05/27)

Temporary facility will be followed by a permanent Hard Rock casino.

Kialegee Tribal Town still waiting for decision in gaming dispute (05/20)

The delay can be traced to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Massachusetts Gaming Commission updates licensing schedule (05/20)

The Mohegan Tribe, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe are all pursuing casinos in the state.

Chickasaw Nation joins commercial gaming project in New York (05/20)

Tribal subsidiary would manage casino in the Albany region.

Comment period to close on Cloverdale Rancheria gaming plan (05/19)

The tribe started the process more than seven years ago.

Non-Indian developer drops appeal over tribal casino provision (05/19)

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues to pursue a casino under federal law.

Editorial: Soo Tribe off-reservation casino plan deserves clarity (05/16)

Michigan newspaper welcomes U.S. Supreme Court review of an off-reservation gaming dispute involving the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe.

Seneca Nation withdraws plans for third off-reservation casino (05/16)

Local opposition leads tribe to drop plans for a new facility.

Michigan asks Supreme Court to hear another tribal casino suit (05/15)

Dispute arose after the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians proposed an off-reservation casino.

County criticized for fight against Spokane Tribe's casino plan (05/14)

Supporters of the Spokane Tribe off-reservation are calling on officials in Spokane County, Washington, to end their campaign against the project.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community looks at new site for casino (05/13)

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of Michigan is moving forward with plans to relocate one of its casinos.

Mohegan Tribe questions investment level for New York casino (05/13)

The New York Gaming Facility Location Board announced requirements for investments in commercial casino projects across the state.

Mohegan Tribe wins decision on host for Massachusetts casino (05/09)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut won't have to negotiate another agreement for its commercial casino in Massachusetts.

Candidates oppose Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino project (05/08)

Candidates for a town leadership seat oppose plans by the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to open a casino in Massachusetts.

Mohegan Tribe faces crucial decision on Massachusetts casino (05/08)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is facing a crucial decision that will affect its proposal for a commercial casino in Massachusetts.

Chemehuevi Tribe still looking to pursue off-reservation casino (05/07)

The Chemehuevi Tribe is still interested in an off-reservation casino in Barstow, California, Chairman Edward D. Smith said.

Candidate wavers on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (05/07)

Democratic candidate for governor in Wisconsin, appears to be shifting her position on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Cowlitz Tribe faces commission vote on Class III gaming deal (05/06)

The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington faces a vote this week on its Class III gaming compact.

Cowlitz Tribe pushes for approval of Class III gaming compact (05/05)

The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington is presenting its Class III gaming compact at a series of public hearings.

BIA won't commit to timeline for Los Coyotes Band gaming bid (05/05)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is accepting public comments on an off-reservation casino for the Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians in California.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains optimistic on casino project (05/02)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains optimistic on the future of its $500 million casino in Massachusetts.

Lac du Flambeau Band weighs options for off-reservation casino (05/02)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin is considering its options after tribal members voted to halt funding for an off-reservation casino.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band makes pitch for commercial casino (05/01)

The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin will be submitting site plan for its proposed casino in the Catskills region of New York.

Lac du Flambeau Band sees snag in off-reservation casino bid (05/01)

The Lac du Flambeau Band said it will look for alternate funding sources for its off-reservation casino.

Letter: Drop opposition to Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino (04/30)

Letter writer says county in Washington is wasting money in fight against the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino.

Opinion: Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino a risk to base (04/28)

Writer claims Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino will harm nearby Fairchild Air Force Base even though official military studies have concluded otherwise.

Sen. Flake opposes Tohono O'odham Nation gaming proposal (04/25)

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) said he opposes the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino.

Cow Creek Band offered to pay Coquille Tribe for gaming land (04/25)

The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe is still trying to stop the Coquille Tribe from opening a Class II facility in Oregon.

New York receives 22 applications for commercial casino bids (04/25)

The state of New York received $22 million from 22 companies that want to open commercial casinos.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe awaits decision in gaming lawsuit (04/24)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is waiting to hear whether a gaming lawsuit will be heard in federal or state court.

Ho-Chunk Nation seeks road grant for off-reservation casino (04/23)

The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin is supporting a road grant request for its proposed off-reservation casino.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band pays $1M casino application fee (04/23)

The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin officially entered the commercial casino race in New York.

Supreme Court holding onto ruling in Bay Mills casino case (04/22)

The U.S. Supreme Court is taking a really long time with Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, an Indian gaming case.

Deadline approaches for commercial casinos in New York (04/22)

Wednesday is the deadline to submit a $1 million non-refundable application fee for a commercial casino in New York.

Los Coyotes Band praises action on off-reservation casino (04/21)

After more than a decade of work, the Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians is closer to an off-reservation casino in California.

Column: Cowlitz Tribe casino a bad gamble for community (04/21)

Columnist doesn't think Cowlitz Tribe should open a casino in Clark County, Washington.

BIA advances off-reservation casino projects in California (04/18)

Two California tribes are finally seeing action on their off-reservation gaming proposals.

Group opposes Catawba Nation casino bid in North Carolina (04/18)

An opposition group is asking officials in North Carolina to rescind letters of support for the proposed Catawba Nation casino.

Judge hears arguments in lawsuit against Jamul Band casino (04/17)

A judge in California heard arguments in a lawsuit that seeks to prevent the Jamul Indian Village from opening a casino on its reservation.

Mashantucket Tribe working on casino deal in Massachusetts (04/16)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is still working on a host agreement for its proposed commercial casino in Massachusetts.

Lawsuit claims remains were removed for Jamul Band casino (04/16)

Two descendants of the Jamul Indian Village in California say the graves of their family members were removed for a $360 million casino project.

Opponents seek referendum on Tohono O'odham Nation casino (04/15)

Opponents of the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino are seeking to put the issue on an upcoming ballot.

County spends big to fight Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino (04/14)

Officials in Spokane County, Washington, have spent $300,000 in legal fees to fight the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino.

BIA grants delay for Menominee Nation's off-reservation casino (04/14)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has been given more time to decide on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Editorial: Cowlitz Tribe's casino still not right for the community (04/14)

Washington newspaper still opposes Cowlitz Tribe casino project.

Massachusetts Gaming Commission delays timeline for licenses (04/10)

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has delayed the timeline for two commercial casino licenses, a move that affects three tribes.

Catawba Nation sees opposition to casino bid in North Carolina (04/10)

The Catawba Nation is seeing opposition to its proposed casino in North Carolina.

Bill to block Tohono O'odham Nation casino stuck in Senate limbo (04/09)

A bill that would prevent the Tohono O'odham Nation from opening an off-reservation casino in Arizona remains in limbo in the Senate.

Poarch Creeks seek Class III casino just across border in Florida (04/09)

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama is seeking to open a casino just across the border in Florida.

Menominee Nation disputes rival claim on off-reservation casino (04/09)

The Menominee Nation is disputing claims that Wisconsin's gaming market is saturated.

BIA asked for new study on Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino (04/09)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is being asked to conduct a new study of the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino..

Cowlitz Tribe reaches Class III gaming compact with Washington (04/09)

The Cowlitz Tribe and the state of Washington have reached a tentative Class III gaming compact.

Contracts to fight Tohono O'odham Nation casino cost millions (04/08)

The city of Glendale, Arizona, spent millions of dollars to fight the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino and most of the contracts were approved without city council approval or open debate.

Winnebago Tribe welcomes referendum for gaming at racetrack (04/08)

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is gearing up for a statewide and local referendum on gaming.

Lac du Flambeau Band sets off-reservation casino referendum (04/08)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin will hold a referendum next month for its off-reservation casino.

Candidate open to Menominee Nation off-reservation casino bid (04/07)

Mary Burke, the Democratic candidate for governor in Wisconsin, is open to the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Mohegan Tribe continues to expand gaming push in other states (04/07)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut continues to pursue gaming options beyond its home state.

Massachusetts waits on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino bid (04/04)

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is delaying the commercial casino process in the southeastern part of the state in order to wait for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

New York requires non-refundable $1M fee for commercial casino (04/01)

Developers must pay $1 million to apply for a commercial casino in New York.

Little Pine First Nation pursues casino developments in two cities (03/31)

The Little Pine First Nation of Saskatchewan is looking to develop two casinos.

City opposes House bill that bars Tohono O'odham Nation casino (03/28)

The city council in Glendale, Arizona, voted 4-3 to oppose a bill that would prevent the Tohono O'odham Nation from opening an off-reservation casino.

State paying for Menominee Nation off-reservation casino study (03/28)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) will be paying up to $1.5 million for a study on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe touts benefits of off-reservation casino (03/28)

The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has completed a draft environmental impact statement and an economic impact study for its proposed off-reservation casino.

Lac du Flambeau Band faces long wait on off-reservation casino (03/27)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin faces a long wait for an off-reservation casino.

Still no decision from Supreme Court in Bay Mills casino dispute (03/26)

The U.S. Supreme Court was back in session today but the justices didn't issue a decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, an Indian gaming case.

Gregory Mendoza: Be wary with Tohono O'odham Nation casino (03/26)

Gregory Mendoza, the governor of the Gila River Indian Community, urges caution in proceeding with the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino.

Seneca Nation sees opposition to off-reservation casino (03/24)

The Seneca Nation of New York is seeing more opposition to its proposed off-reservation casino.

Winnebago Tribe seeks role in commercial casino case in Iowa (03/24)

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska hopes to take part in potential settlement talks over a commercial casino in Iowa.

Column: Stockbridge-Munsee Band back in Catskills casino race (03/24)

After more than a decade of work, the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin is still trying to build a casino in the Catskills region of New York.

Editorial: A long fight over Tohono O'odham Nation casino plan (03/20)

Arizona newspaper doesn't think the battle over the Tohono O'odham Nation will be over any time soon.

Lac du Flambeau Band awaits action on off-reservation casino (03/20)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin is waiting to hear from the Bureau of Indian Affairs on its proposed off-reservation casino.

Seneca Nation calls vote on off-reservation casino premature (03/20)

As expected, the town board in Henrietta, New York, passed a resolution on Wednesday to oppose a Seneca Nation off-reservation casino.

Governor weighing Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (03/19)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said he wants to take his time to make the right decision on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Seneca Nation faces opposition to off-reservation casino bid (03/19)

The Seneca Nation is boycotting a meeting in the town of Henrietta, New York, where the board is likely to vote against a potential off-reservation casino.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails DOI opinion affecting casino (03/19)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts says its casino land-into-trust application is bolstered by a new legal opinion from the Interior Department.

Tohono O'odham Nation negotiates for off-reservation casino (03/19)

The Tohono O'odham Nation and the city of Glendale, Arizona, will start negotiations for an off-reservation casino.

Lac du Flambeau Band signs deals for off-reservation casino (03/18)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians signed two agreements for its proposed off-reservation casino in Shullsburg, Wisconsin.

Stockbridge Munsee Band in Catskills commercial casino race (03/18)

The Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin has joined the race for a commercial casino in the Catskills region of New York.

Editorial: Don't wait for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino (03/17)

Newspaper urges mayor of New Bedford, Massachusetts, to welcome non-Indian commercial casino to the city, citing doubts facing the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

Winnebago Tribe wants to enter lawsuit over casino in Iowa (03/17)

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is seeking to join a lawsuit that challenges the awarding of a commercial casino license in Iowa.

Judge backs state action on North Fork off-reservation casino (03/17)

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) had the authority to approve an off-reservation casino for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians, a state judge ruled.

Richard McCloud: Turtle Mountain Band seeks casino partner (03/17)

Richard McCloud, the chairman of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, discusses the tribe's plans for a $60 million off-reservation casino in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Pequot Tribe secures site for Massachusetts commercial casino (03/13)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has secured a site for its proposed commercial casino in Massachusetts.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe seeks decision on rival casino (03/13)

The Forest County Potawatomi Community is calling on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) to make a decision on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Top lawmaker confident of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (03/12)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe will receive federal approval to open its casino, a top lawmaker said.

BIA acquires land for Kaw Nation off-reservation casino project (03/11)

The Kaw Nation of Oklahoma can move forward with an off-reservation casino now that it has cleared all major hurdles in the process.

Judge weighs venue in Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino suit (03/11)

A federal judge will determine whether he will hear a gaming dispute between the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and the state of Massachusetts.

Opinion: Wisconsin governor waffles on off-reservation casino (03/11)

Writer wonders why Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has delayed a decision on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to spend $12.7M on casino efforts (03/10)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts will spend $12.7 million on gaming efforts this year.

Los Coyotes Band headed to DC to push off-reservation casino (03/10)

The Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians will be in Washington, D.C., to discuss its off-reservation casino in Barstow, California.

Editorial: Make a decision on Menominee Nation casino project (03/10)

Newspaper calls on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) to make a decision on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Karuk Tribe urges residents to support casino at public meeting (03/06)

The Karuk Tribe says its gaming facility will create 300 jobs in Siskiyou County, California.

Column: Delay on Menominee Nation casino helps GOP's coffers (03/06)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) wants more time to review the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino, a delay that helps raise funds for the Republican Party.

Tribes fighting each other in bid to block off-reservation casinos (03/04)

In the past, off-reservation casino proposals drew opposition from local groups and members of Congress.

Wisconsin governor eyes more time on Menominee Nation casino (03/03)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is seeking more time to review the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Slot facility won't affect Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's compact (02/28)

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission awarded the state's sole license for a slot machine facility but it won't affect the Class III gaming compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

Sault Tribe wants 6th Circuit to reconsider stay in gaming case (02/28)

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Michigan is asking the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its stay in a gaming case.

BIA's move on Michigan tribe's recognition bid stirs casino talk (02/28)

The Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians has expressed interest in gaming.

Tohono O'odham Nation casino opponent to retire from House (02/28)

Rep. Ed Pastor (D-Arizona), an opponent of the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino, will retire from Congress after 23 years of service.

Editorial: Remain hopeful for Sault Tribe's off-reservation casino (02/27)

Michigan newspaper supports off-reservation casino for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe wants gaming case in federal court (02/26)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts says a lawsuit that tests its gaming rights belongs in federal court.

Column: Campaign against Spokane Tribe's casino shows cracks (02/26)

Columnist says opponents of the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino can no longer claim the project will harm an Air Force base.

Tribes and non-Indian firms eye casinos in Catskills of New York (02/26)

The Catskills region is seeing a lot of attention in the New York commercial casino race.

Mohegan Tribe wins strong backing for Massachusetts casino bid (02/26)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut saw strong support at the polls for its commercial casino in Massachusetts.

6th Circuit issues stay in Soo Tribe off-reservation casino case (02/25)

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has put a hold on an off-reservation gaming case involving the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

City no longer opposes Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino (02/25)

The city of Spokane, Washington, no longer opposes the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe won't drop plan for Class II facility (02/25)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts will move forward with plans for a Class II facility.

Mohegan Tribe faces referendum on Massachusetts casino plan (02/24)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut will soon learn whether its second commercial casino bid in Massachusetts can move forward.

Opinion: Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino is good for region (02/24)

Writers say Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino will generate jobs and revenue in Washington.

Mohegan Tribe sued over failed casino project in Massachusetts (02/21)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is being sued over a failed commercial bid in Massachusetts.

Firm helps review Menominee Nation off-reservation casino bid (02/21)

An economic consultant has been hired to help review the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.

Seneca Nation sees opposition to off-reservation casino project (02/20)

The Seneca Nation has yet to announce details for its latest off-reservation casino but residents of Henrietta, New York, are hoping to put a stop to the project.

City council debates Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino plan (02/20)

The city council in Spokane, Washington, will meet Monday and will once again consider the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino.

Editorial: City can't help Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino (02/19)

Washington newspaper urges city to remain opposed to the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino.

City works with Turtle Mountain Band on off-reservation casino (02/19)

The city council in Grand Forks, North Dakota, agreed to consider an off-reservation casino for the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.

Turtle Mountain Band makes rounds with off-reservation casino (02/18)

The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians is making the rounds with a proposal for a $60 million off-reservation casino in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

City reconsiders stance on Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino (02/18)

The city council in Spokane, Washington, might drop its opposition to the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino.

Soo Tribe off-reservation casino case headed to Supreme Court (02/17)

The state of Michigan will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an off-reservation gaming dispute involving the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces big hurdle in casino quest (02/12)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces one last hurdle in its quest for a casino in southeastern Massachusetts.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe enters final stage of casino plan (02/11)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has entered the final stage of the review process for its casino in Massachusetts.

Mohegan Tribe fires back at rival for Massachusetts casino (02/11)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is firing back at a rival for a commercial casino in Massachusetts.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community considers casino options (02/11)

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of Michigan is weighing casino development options.

State wants Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino case moved (02/11)

Attorneys for Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) want to keep a gaming lawsuit against the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe in state court.

Turtle Mountain Band proposes $60M off-reservation casino (02/11)

The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians wants to build a $60 million off-reservation casino in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band waits for off-reservation casino (02/10)

It's only taken 10 years but the Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin is getting closer to a decision on its off-reservation casino in New York.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe still discussing plans for casino (02/10)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is still discussing plans for a casino.

Turtle Mountain Band proposes off-reservation casino again (02/10)

The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians is once again proposing an off-reservation casino in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

KPBS: Jamul Band faces opposition to on-reservation casino (02/07)

Opponents are trying to stop the Jamul Indian Village from building a $360 million casino on its reservation in southern California.

Governor reviews Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (02/07)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has hired an outside group to study the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Mashantucket Tribe looks for site for commercial casino plan (02/06)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is looking for a site for its $750 million casino in Fall River, Massachusetts.

Big spending in fight over Tohono O'odham Nation casino bid (02/06)

Lawyers, lobbyists and politicians are benefiting from a high-profile battle over the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino in Arizona.

Editorial: Good news and bad news on off-reservation casino (02/06)

Newspaper worries that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) will ask for an extension on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits land-into-trust at casino (02/05)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe needs to clear a big hurdle before opening a casino in southeastern Massachusetts

Editorial: Make decision on Wisconsin off-reservation casino (02/05)

Newspaper calls on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) to make a decision on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Republicans benefit in Wisconsin off-reservation casino fight (02/04)

Republicans are benefiting from a high-stakes battle over an off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails gaming compact approval (02/04)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomed official approval of its Class III gaming compact with the state of Massachusetts.

Forest County Potawatomi Community withdraws from NIGA (02/03)

The Forest County Potawatomi Community has withdrawn from the National Indian Gaming Association in a dispute over off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.

Non-Indian billionaire complains about Wampanoag compact (02/03)

Billionaire gaming mogul Steve Wynn is once again complaining about revenue sharing provisions being afforded to the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts.

Wyandotte Nation still waiting for decision on Kansas casino (02/03)

The Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma is still waiting for a decision on its off-reservation casino in Kansas.

BIA publishes notice of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe compact (01/31)

The Class III gaming compact for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts will go into effect on Monday.

Seneca Nation seeing opposition to $150M casino proposal (01/31)

The Seneca Nation of New York is seeing local opposition to its plan for a $150 million casino.

Progress on Stockbridge-Munsee off-reservation casino bid (01/30)

The Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin is seeing progress on its New York off-reservation casino.

Non-Indian billionaire eyes tax cut on Massachusetts casino (01/30)

After accusing the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut of trying to avoid taxes for its proposed commercial casino in Massachusetts, billionaire gaming mogul Steve Wynn is seeking a tax cut of his own.

Manzanita Band awaits decision on off-reservation casino (01/29)

The Manzanita Band of the Kumeyaay Nation in California is still waiting for an answer on its off-reservation casino application.

Editorial: Mechoopda Tribe wins with gaming land decision (01/29)

California newspaper welcomes Bureau of Indian Affairs decision to approve gaming land-into-trust application for the Mechoopda Tribe.

Mashantucket Tribe pitches $750M casino in Massachusetts (01/29)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is proposing a $750 million commercial casino in southeastern Massachusetts.

Mashantucket Tribe to rejoin race for Massachusetts casino (01/28)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is jumping back into the Massachusetts commercial casino race.

Law Article: Decision raises questions about tribal gaming (01/27)

Attorneys say 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has given a new interpretation of what lands can be used for gaming under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

BIA approves Mechoopda Tribe's gaming land acquisition (01/27)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has once again approved a gaming land-into-trust application for the Mechoopda Tribe of California.

Mohegan Tribe blasted by rival for Massachusetts casino (01/23)

Billionaire gaming mogul Steve Wynn attacked the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut on Wednesday as the rivals made their pitches for a commercial casino in Massachusetts.

Fort Sill Apache Tribe awaits NIGC ruling for bingo games (01/23)

The Fort Sill Apache Tribe is hoping to secure federal approval to offer bingo games on its reservation in New Mexico.

Catawba Nation takes casino case to state Supreme Court (01/22)

The Catawba Nation is arguing a gaming case before the South Carolina Supreme Court today.

Massachusetts enters final stretch for commercial casinos (01/22)

Massachusetts is entering the final stretch of the licensing process for two commercial casinos.

Massachusetts Gaming Commission to hear public pitches (01/21)

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will meet tomorrow to hear public presentations from three companies that are seeking a commercial casino license.

Wisconsin city pays tribes $50K in failed casino land deal (01/20)

The city of Beloit, Wisconsin, has paid $50,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by two Ojibwe tribes over a failed off-reservation casino.

Governor pressed to approve Menominee Nation casino (01/17)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has received more than 7,400 e-mails regarding the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino in limbo (01/17)

It's been five years since the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona announced plans for an off-reservation casino and the tribe appears no closer to opening the facility.

Lawmakers continue push for Menominee Nation casino (01/16)

Lawmakers in Wisconsin are again calling on Gov. Scott Walker (R) to approve the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

9th Circuit hears Buena Vista Rancheria compact dispute (01/15)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is hearing arguments this morning in a lawsuit that challenges a Class III gaming compact for the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians in California.

Catawba Nation in unique situation with gaming project (01/14)

The Catawba Nation is in a unique situation with its proposed gaming project in North Carolina.

Fort Sill Apache Tribe in long haul for New Mexico casino (01/14)

The Fort Sill Apache Tribe is pushing the state of New Mexico to come to table to discuss gaming but Gov. Susana Martinez (R) is resisting.

BIA took issue with Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe compact (01/14)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is warning the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the state of Massachusetts not to violate the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Governor knew about Catawba Nation casino bid for months (01/13)

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) knew about the Catawba Nation casino project months before it became public.

Editorial: Long shot on non-Indian casino in Massachusetts (01/13)

Newspaper doesn't think non-Indian developer will be able to open a casino in southeastern Massachusetts after a federal judge rejected a lawsuit that challenged a provision that benefits the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

North Fork Rancheria faces statewide referendum on casino (01/10)

The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians faces a big test later this year when voters in California go to the polls to weigh in on the tribe's off-reservation casino.

Judge upholds tribal provision in Massachusetts casino law (01/10)

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that challenged a tribal provision in the Massachusetts gaming law.

Mohegan Tribe still pursuing casino in Catskills of New York (01/09)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut will pursue a license for a commercial casino in the Catskills region of New York.

Catawba Nation outlines case for gaming in North Carolina (01/08)

The Catawba Nation submitted a nearly 250-page land-into-trust application for a casino in North Carolina.

Cowlitz Tribe remains optimistic about delayed casino plan (01/08)

The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington remains hopeful that it will break ground on a casino in 2015.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community looks for new casino site (01/08)

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is looking at a new casino site after Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) rejected an off-reservation proposal.

Mohegan Tribe works with unions for Massachusetts casino (01/07)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is signed agreements with two unions for its proposed commercial casino in Massachusetts.

Soboba Band hires Scott Sirois as casino general manager (01/07)

The Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians in California has hired a new casino general manager.

Mohegan Sun faces vote on Massachusetts casino proposal (01/06)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is facing a February 25 election for its commercial casino in eastern Massachusetts.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe sees progress on casino project (01/06)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is hoping to break ground later this year on its long-planned casino.

Editorial: Fast decision needed on Menominee Nation casino (01/03)

Newspaper calls on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) to make a decision as soon as possible on the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe wins approval of casino compact (01/03)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe appears to have won approval of its Class III gaming compact with the state of Massachusetts.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe wants casino suit in federal court (01/02)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe wants a gaming lawsuit filed by the state of Massachusetts moved to federal court.

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