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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


New Bureau of Indian Affairs leader takes action on gaming

Tara Sweeney might have been kept out of view by the Trump administration but that doesn't mean she hasn't been working hard in Washington.

Posted: August 16, 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


Santa Ysabel Band loses decision in online bingo betting dispute

The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel has hit a dead end with its short-lived online gaming business.

Posted: August 13, 2018


Hopland Band shuts down casino due to largest wildfire in state history

The Hopland Band of Pomo Indians has laid off all employees at its casino, after it was forced to evacuate due to ongoing fires.

Posted: August 13, 2018



Mechoopda Tribe makes progress on long-delayed gaming project

The Mechoopda Tribe has signed a Class III gaming compact with the state of California and could gain some unexpected support for the agreement.

Posted: August 13, 2018


Lytton Band agrees to permanent ban on gaming as homelands bill awaits action

The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians has agreed to a permanent ban on gaming on any land acquired in Sonoma County in California.

Posted: August 8, 2018


'Get off my land': Pala Reservation woman accused of attacking elderly people

A visit to the Pala Casino in southern California led to elder abuse and a secret drug lab, authorities said.

Posted: August 7, 2018


Chemehuevi Tribe on track to finish new casino in the spring of 2019

The Chemehuevi Tribe is building a brand new casino on the California side of Lake Havasu.

Posted: July 30, 2018


San Manuel Band breaks ground on $550 million expansion at casino

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians celebrated Yaamava' as it broke ground on a major expansion project.

Posted: July 26, 2018



La Jolla Band adds slot machines to trading post on reservation

The La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians is finally getting back into the tribal gaming business.

Posted: July 19, 2018


Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation continues work on $200 million casino expansion

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation is adding more than 400 hotel rooms to its casino in northern California.

Posted: July 10, 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


'Justice has finally prevailed': Shingle Springs Band vindicated in gaming case

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


Tribes see another year of growth as gaming revenues hit $32.4 billion

Thirty years after the passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, tribes continue to make gains.

Posted: June 26, 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


Karuk Tribe announces grand opening for long-awaited gaming facility

It's taken more than a decade but the Karuk Tribe has finally opened the doors to its long-awaited casino.

Posted: April 17, 2018


Buena Vista Rancheria hits another milestone after win in homelands case

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


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


Ruffey Rancheria federal recognition bill being changed amid casino fears

A bill to restore federal recognition to the Ruffey Rancheria is being amended after fears were raised about a casino.

Posted: April 9, 2018


Ruffey Rancheria federal recognition bill raises fears of another casino

A bill to restore federal recognition to the Ruffey Rancheria is raising fears of a casino and questions about the tribe's legitimacy.

Posted: April 5, 2018


Pala Band objects to large housing development across from casino

The Pala Band of Mission Indians is worried about a 760-unit housing development across the highway from its casino.

Posted: April 2, 2018