The Pechanga Band's naming rights came as a surprise to local officials and to the tribe which previously held them.
Posted: December 6, 2018
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe isn't the only one reeling from the Trump administration's termination-era decisions.
Posted: December 4, 2018
The Wilton Rancheria is moving closer toward its goal of self-sufficiency.
Posted: November 5, 2018
A gaming developer claims it invested nearly $5.4 million in a casino that never got off the ground.
Posted: October 8, 2018
The Wilton Rancheria is working with a subsidiary of Boyd Gaming on a long-awaited casino in California.
Posted: September 13, 2018
The WinStar World Casino and Resort is the official casino of the Dallas Cowboys.
Posted: September 7, 2018
Though plans remain in development, the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is serious about Indian gaming.
Posted: August 22, 2018
The Seminole Tribe might soon offer sports betting at its new Hard Rock casino in New Jersey.
Posted: July 12, 2018
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
It took a decade but the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians is welcoming the end of a long-running lawsuit.
Posted: June 28, 2018
A decade-old dispute between the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians and a former gaming partner is finally over.
Posted: June 25, 2018
The Jamul Indian Village is now managing its gaming facility in southern California after parting ways with a prominent partner.
Posted: May 30, 2018
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are working to complete a $35 million casino expansion after running into a snag with the original contractor.
Posted: May 14, 2018
With tensions thawing in the Korean Peninsula, the Mohegan Tribe is making moves of its own.
Posted: May 9, 2018
The Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians is on track to a brighter future after securing victory in a long-running tribal homelands case.
Posted: April 16, 2018
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians continues to expand its gaming empire, this time with a $1.3 billion deal in Pennsylvania.
Posted: March 8, 2018
The Jamul Indian Village will be rebranding its casino in southern California after parting ways with the developer of the $460 million facility.
Posted: March 5, 2018
The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, is now in full control of its casino in Michigan.
Posted: February 8, 2018
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community won't be facing a lawsuit in connection with a failed entertainment venue at its casino in Minnesota.
Posted: February 6, 2018
The Pueblo of Laguna won't be buying a commercial casino in Louisiana due to regulatory issues.
Posted: February 5, 2018
The Stillaguamish Tribe announced a 10-year, $3.8 million naming rights deal for an arena in Everett, Washington.
Posted: December 14, 2017
A former Shinnecock Nation gaming official was sentenced to probation for stealing emails from a fellow tribal citizen.
Posted: December 13, 2017
The Ponca Tribe is rejoining the Indian gaming industry with the help of an experienced partner in Oklahoma.
Posted: November 20, 2017
The Menominee Nation has acquired the naming rights to a new minor league basketball arena in Wisconsin.
Posted: October 24, 2017
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians continues to expand its gaming empire beyond the tribe's homelands in Alabama.
Posted: October 24, 2017
The Iowa Tribe continues to make big promises as it prepares to offer real money play on its long-delayed poker website.
Posted: October 12, 2017
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes are suing their former partners over a failed online poker website.
Posted: October 2, 2017
PokerTribe.Com has repeatedly missed deadlines to launch but the Iowa Tribe believes operations are imminent.
Posted: September 25, 2017
The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians doesn't owe $30 million to a former gaming partner, an appeals court in California ruled.
Posted: September 18, 2017
The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians plans to pay $13 million for a property that will be used as a parking lot for its Class II facility in California.
Posted: September 8, 2017
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that accused the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians of violating a contract with a gaming firm.
Posted: August 9, 2017
A property in Oklahoma that was once used as a casino parking lot has gone up for sale but the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes can't buy it.
Posted: July 31, 2017
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is eager to restart work on its casino in Massachusetts and so is a key partner.
Posted: July 7, 2017
The Yavapai-Apache Nation has once again prevailed in a long-running gaming dispute with the La Posta Band of Diegueno Mission Indians.
Posted: June 30, 2017
The owner of the lot next to the Lucky Star Casino in Clinton, Oklahoma, barricaded his property after the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes stopped paying him to lease the land.
Posted: June 5, 2017
It's going to cost a lot of money to make sure no one connects the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City to the president.
Posted: May 26, 2017
Meanwhile, the National Indian Gaming Commission appears to be looking into the company that is behind the effort.
Posted: May 23, 2017
As the future president's gaming empire faltered, the tribe's blossomed.
Posted: May 9, 2017
The tribe continues to expand its gaming empire beyond its homeland in Alabama.
Posted: April 7, 2017
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will reopen in the summer of 2018 after a $375 million upgrade project.
Posted: April 6, 2017
The Seminole Paradise at the Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida, is being replaced as part of an expansion of the facility.
Posted: March 31, 2017
The California tribe called the lawsuit 'unfounded and baseless' and an attempt at extortion.
Posted: March 27, 2017
The tribe reopened its casino in California after a lengthy shutdown.
Posted: March 22, 2017
Child support payments and general assistance payments have been cut after a Montana court issued a judgement against the tribe.
Posted: March 16, 2017
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will open in New Jersey after a $300 million investment.
Posted: March 3, 2017
The Treasure Island Center in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, will include office and retail space.
Posted: February 27, 2017
The new president once tried to partner with the Cowlitz Tribe for a casino that's now before the nation's highest court.
Posted: January 31, 2017
Chief Kirk Francis wouldn't confirm details of the operation, which has generated some controversy on the Maine reservation.
Posted: January 6, 2017
The frontment of the legendary rock band are opening their first Rock & Brews casino with the tribe.
Posted: January 4, 2017
The Oklahoma tribe is still hoping to launch a real-money gambling website despite repeated delays
Posted: December 15, 2016
A cybercrime that effectively derailed the New York tribe's casino efforts is finally coming to light.
Posted: November 1, 2016
The Republican presidential nominee racked up $1.3 billion in debt in connection with his failed gaming empire.
Posted: November 1, 2016
The tribe is using $274 million to repay its partner in the new Hollywood Casino Jamul.
Posted: October 24, 2016
The California tribe was once partners with Donald Trump but their relationship ended early.
Posted: October 21, 2016
Tribal members became concerned about their deal with the mogul and surprised him at a meeting with the t-shirts.
Posted: October 18, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's racial attacks on Indian Country go back decades.
Posted: October 12, 2016
The Hollywood Casino Jamul will be the closest tribal gaming facility to downtown San Diego, California.
Posted: October 5, 2016
Only one Indian law case is on the docket so far, a big change from last year's explosive session.
Posted: October 4, 2016
A long-awaited trial opened in federal court in Florida as the tribe's Hard Rock International marked a major milestone.
Posted: October 3, 2016
Seven Arrows was paid to push for a deal with the Seminole Tribe but also was reimbursed for a potentially illegal trip to Cuba, Newsweek reports.
Posted: September 29, 2016
The New Mexico tribe is making its first foray into commercial gaming with a deal worth $134.5 million.
Posted: August 22, 2016
Backers of the petition are asking voters to approve three casinos, one of which would be operated by the Oklahoma tribe.
Posted: August 16, 2016
The real estate mogul tiibal headquarters in California just a few months before he launched his infamous attack on Indian gaming.
Posted: July 26, 2016
The tribe would need to make a significant investment to complete the unfinished Fontainebleau resort.
Posted: July 18, 2016
An outlet mall, a convention center and new hotel at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina are under discussion.
Posted: July 5, 2016
The project has been in the works for more than a decade and would be much larger than the tribe's existing facility.
Posted: June 28, 2016
The tribe continues to expand its gaming empire beyond Alabama.
Posted: June 27, 2016
The Oklahoma tribe is hoping to expand its gaming empire into Arkansas.
Posted: June 23, 2016
The North Carolina tribe has been in talks with one of the largest outlet mall developers in the United States.
Posted: June 15, 2016
The Wa She Shu Casino was built with the help of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.
Posted: May 31, 2016
Lake Texoma lies within Choctaw Nation and Chickasaw Nation territory but state officials aren't saying whether they are interested in the casino.
Posted: May 23, 2016
The casino mogul often brags of his business prowess but he failed to seal a deal with the the Washington tribe in the early 2000s.
Posted: May 9, 2016
The New Mexico tribe agreed to pay $500,000 to Full House Resorts after a casino project never came to fruition.
Posted: May 5, 2016
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority will provide gaming, hospitality and entertainment consulting services to the Paragon Casino Resort.
Posted: April 28, 2016
A developer said the tribe wants to finance a casino and performing arts center in Rochester, New York.
Posted: April 15, 2016
For many districts on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation the time for creating their own sustainable economies has arrived.
Posted: April 1, 2016
The tribe signed a management contract with the Republican presidential candidate but ended it after just three years.
Posted: March 21, 2016
The casino will be located next to the Wa She Shu Travel Plaza, which just opened last month in Gardnerville, Nevada.
Posted: March 17, 2016
The Genting Group, a well-known player in the Indian gaming industry, will run the First Light Resort and Casino under a management contract.
Posted: March 16, 2016
The tribe plans to open a $390 million on its reservation in southern California in July with or without a federally-approved management contract.
Posted: March 14, 2016
A gaming developer was ordered to pay $18.5 million by the tribe's court, a decision that was recognized in the state court system.
Posted: February 2, 2016
The Iowa Nation of Oklahoma released a media statement announcing the launch of the Pokertribe.com online gambling website in 2016.
Posted: January 14, 2016
The band the city of Penticton, British Columbia, signed an agreement to promote economic development in the region.
Posted: January 6, 2016
The acquisition helps the tribe stay competitive in the event another off-reservation casino opens nearby.
Posted: December 11, 2015
The Cowlitz Casino and Entertainment Resort will be located on the tribe's 152-acre reservation in Clark County, Washington.
Posted: December 9, 2015
The dispute began after the tribe refused to pay $50 million in bonds that were issued for a failed commercial riverboat casino.
Posted: December 2, 2015
The Mohegan Sun Inspire project features a foreigners-only casino, a hotel complex, a 20,000-seat arena, shops, restaurants and other amenities.
Posted: November 24, 2015
Agua Caliente Casino Resorts will be known as the presenting sponsor for the Los Angeles Clippers.
Posted: November 20, 2015
The Poarch Creeks are building and managing the facility, which is located on Washoe land in Nevada.
Posted: November 4, 2015
Gaming represents 75 percent of the tribe's $30 million budget but leaders are working to change that for the future.
Posted: October 26, 2015
Kevin Brown was forced out just days before the Bureau of Indian Affairs granted recognition to the tribe, a first in the state of Virginia.
Posted: October 26, 2015
The Arizona Indian Gaming Association is releasing a report that highlights the benefits of the state's tribal industry.
Posted: October 8, 2015
The Republican presidential candidate attempted to explain some of his negative and racially charged comments about Native Americans in a newly-disclosed letter.
Posted: October 5, 2015
The acquisition will help the Northern Quest Resort and Casino address potential competition from another tribe.
Posted: September 11, 2015
The Republican presidential candidate who once said tribes in the state 'don't look like Indians to me' ended up with a sweet deal at the end of the saga.
Posted: August 21, 2015
The tribe is suing the city of Richmond and the federal government over a failed casino project at Point Molate.
Posted: August 20, 2015
A Georgia man promised $8 million to finance the Redwood Hotel Casino but the tribe never saw any money from the failed deal.
Posted: August 7, 2015
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has yet to issue a decision on a land-into-trust application that was submitted in September 2013.
Posted: July 27, 2015
Chairman Reggie Lewis said creditors have pledged up to $35 million to reopen the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino.
Posted: July 21, 2015
Congress did not waive tribal sovereign immunity in bankruptcy proceedings, a federal judge ruled earlier this month.
Posted: June 30, 2015
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