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Chukchansi Tribe reaches new agreement for shuttered casino


The deal restores $1 million in annual payments that were promised to Madera County for providing services to the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino.
Enterprise Rancheria addresses concerns about gaming site


The tribe hasn't announced a construction date for the 105,000 square-foot Class II facility.
Agua Caliente Band gaming enterprise signs deal with NBA team


Agua Caliente Casino Resorts will be known as the presenting sponsor for the Los Angeles Clippers.
Tuolumne Band closed casino to investigate false bomb threat


Patrons were evacuated from the Black Oak Casino Resort for about two hours while authorities investigated.
North Fork Rancheria wins decision in gaming compact case


Gov. Jerry Brown (D) failed to engage in 'good faith' negotiations for a controversial off-reservation site.
Bishop Paiute Tribe loses ruling in casino expansion dispute


The Intertribal Court of Southern California Court of Appeals sided with a tribal member who opposes the $30 million project.
Chukchansi Tribe still working to reopen casino after a year


The tribe held an election on October 3 in hopes of resolving a leadership dispute but some members haven't accepted the results.
Graton Rancheria celebrates 2nd birthday of Bay Area casino


The $825 million Graton Resort and Casino, which will be seeing a $175 million hotel, is the closest Class III facility to San Francisco.
Dry Creek Rancheria looking to expand liquor service at casino


The River Rock Casino has suffered since the opening of another tribal facility so changes in the liquor license could help address the situation.
Viejas Band debuts $50M hotel tower as part of casino expansion


The tower at the Viejas Casino features 109 rooms, a fitness center, a business center, a bar and lounge and conference and meeting space for up to 1,200 people.
Ietan admits tribes met with Sen. Feinstein to discuss gaming


The California Democrat has been seen as hindering efforts to fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.
Chumash Tribe raises gambling age to 21 for new liquor permit


The Chumash Casino Resort will be serving liquor on the gaming floor so younger patrons are no longer allowed.
Wilton Rancheria at impasse with city over stalled casino bid


The Bureau of Indian Affairs released a scoping report in February 2014 but has yet to issue a draft environmental impact statement.
Pauma Band celebrates win for $36.2M in compact overpayments


California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) is considering an appeal in the long-running dispute.
Chukchansi Tribe seats new leadership as casino remains closed


Rival factions on the California reservation continue to dispute the results, with some not recognizing the new leaders at all.
Cachil Dehe Band continues fight over Enterprise Rancheria casino


The Colusa Casino faces competition from a new development less than 40 miles away.
Pauma Band wins dispute over $36.2M in gaming compact overpayments


The tribe was paying a higher revenue sharing rate despite not being able to add more gaming machines to its casino.
Enterprise Rancheria quiet on casino despite victory in court


Plans called for a permanent Class II gaming facility but there is still no timeline for development.
Lytton Band vows not to pursue casino on newly acquired lands


Officials and residents have raised concerns about the tribe's plans to establish a homeland in Sonoma County, California.
Middletown Rancheria turned casino into shelter for fire victims


About 38 tribal members and employees -- including the executive chef at the Twin Pine Casino & Hotel -- lost their homes to the Valley Fire.
Viejas Band opens new gaming floor and hotel with expansion


The tribe added another 16,500 square-feet of gaming space to the Viejas Casino and will debut a new hotel later this month.
Indian gaming industry grew 116 percent between 2001 and 2013


The top five states in the $28 billion industry were California, Oklahoma, Florida, Washington and Arizona.
Chukchansi Tribe accused of illegal vote and casino preparations


A group that claims to represent the only true members of the tribe is questioning the activities of another faction.
San Pasqual Band loses claim for damages in gaming dispute


The tribe contended that it lost out on $315 million in profits because the state refused to allow 2,000 slot machines at the Valley View Casino.
Chemehuevi Tribe hosts public hearing for new gaming facility


The 25,000 square-foot facility will feature 320 gaming machines and six table games. Plans also call for a 48-room hotel.
Chukchansi Tribe picks leaders and hires new gaming commission


The election was aimed at resolving a leadership dispute that led to the closure of the Chukchansi Resort and Casino in northern California.
Chukchansi Tribe heads to vote as casino closure hits one year


The election is already being treated as illegitimate by some on the reservation.
Ione Band of Miwok Indians continues with long quest for casino


The landless tribe has faced controversy over its proposed casino in Amador County, California.
Judge rejects challenges to Ione Band land-into-trust application


Opponents raised the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar in hopes of stopping the tribe from building a casino in Amador County, California.
Editorial: Dry Creek Rancheria casino still a threat to community


The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors last week signed a new deal with the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians, that extends the tribe’s moratorium on building a casino near Petaluma until at least 2025.
Enterprise Rancheria wins ruling in casino land-into-trust case


A federal judge rejected a slew of claims made by two rival tribes with existing casinos in northern California.
Chukchansi Tribe brings on former NIGC chairman Phil Hogen


The move comes after the tribe lost all three of its gaming regulators, along with the executive director of the gaming commission.
California tribes convince court to depublish immunity decision


Tribes across the state raised alarms when an appeals court opened gaming commissioners for the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians to a lawsuit.
Dry Creek Rancheria won't seek new casino for another decade


The pledge is included in a new agreement that enables the tribe to reduce its revenue sharing payments to Sonoma County by a significant amount.
Chukchansi Tribe sees departure of last gaming commissioner


All three gaming commissioners, plus the executive director, resigned as part of a dispute with the tribal council.
Chukchansi Tribe sees three departures at gaming commission


Two of the tribe's gaming commissioners have resigned, along with the executive director of the regulatory body on the reservation.
Enterprise Rancheria defends plans for Class II gaming facility


Two tribes with existing casinos say they haven't been provided with enough information about the new development.
Chukchansi Tribe won't be able to reopen casino in September


The National Indian Gaming Commission wants to see more stability before giving its blessing to the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino in California.
Editorial: Enterprise Rancheria makes big change to casino bid


New plans by Enterprise Rancheria for a gambling operation that's been in a tug of war for more than a decade have people conjecturing.
Enterprise Rancheria pledges to live up to gaming agreements


The tribe plans to build a 105,750 square-foot Class II gaming facility on 40 acres in Yuba County, California.
Chumash Tribe wins state approval of Class III casino compact


The new deal ensures stability as the tribe continues work on a $160 million expansion of the Chumash Casino Resort.
Sycuan Band focuses on upgrades at casino with new compact


The agreement allows slot machines at a second location but the tribe isn't pursuing that option at this point.
Tejon Tribe anticipates lengthy process for casino in California


The Bureau of Indian Affairs is moving forward on the land-into-trust application but a decision is years away.
Enterprise Rancheria to pursue permanent off-reservation casino


The tribe has secured financing for a permanent 105,750 square-foot Class II casino on 40 acres of trust land in Yuba County, California.
California tribes no longer forced to pay 'fair share' of revenues


Former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger convinced some tribes to sign gaming compacts with a questionable revenue sharing provision.

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