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Disputed leader of Chukchansi Tribe sentenced for clash at casino
Tex McDonald is being released after serving 242 days in jail for his role in an incident that led to the closure of the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino.
Soboba Band celebrates 20th anniversary for gaming facility
The tribe is planning to move the casino to a new site now that its land-into-trust application has been finalized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Pechanga Band comes in first in USA Today's best casino survey
The Pechanga Resort and Casino claimed the top spot from two tribal facilities in Connecticut.
Dry Creek Rancheria still working on finances for gaming debt
The tribe defaulted on $140 million in gaming debt after another casino opened in the area.
California tribes support Pechanga Band in gaming immunity suit
A former employee won the right to sue the tribe's gaming regulators but the decision is being questioned.
Enterprise Rancheria to break ground on Class II gaming facility
The tribe is going with Class II due to reluctance from the state to enter into a Class III compact.
Chukchansi Tribe offered settlement to county to reopen casino
The Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino has been closed for eight months but a tribal leader believes an agreement is near.
Big Lagoon Rancheria awaits move on Class III gaming compact
The tribe proved that the state was negotiating in good faith for a casino on an 11-acre site on the reservation.
California attorney general won't comment on Big Lagoon case
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected every one of the state's arguments in the closely-watched case.
Law Article: Big Lagoon Rancheria ruling clears air on casino land
Big Lagoon is significant because of the court’s recognition that, as a matter of law, Carcieri did not operate to retroactively divest existing trust lands of their legal status.
Lawmakers ratify Class III gaming compact for Jackson Rancheria
The new agreement reduces the number of slot machines from 2,000 to 1,800.
Law Article: Big Lagoon decision brings certainty to Indian gaming
The ruling restores certainty to the federal government’s recognition of 'Indian lands' and states’ obligations to negotiate gaming compacts in good faith with tribes.
9th Circuit sides with Big Lagoon Rancheria in gaming site dispute
By a unanimous vote, an en banc panel of the court rejected all of the challenges raised by the state of California.
Four defendants face court date in Chukchansi Tribe casino case
Vernon King, who was the treasurer of one faction of the tribe, remains free pending resolution of his role in an incident that led to the closure of the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino.
BIA confirms Soboba Band can put casino at newly acquired site
The tribe spent nearly eight years trying to get the 410-acre site placed in trust.
Tejon Tribe plans to negotiate agreement with county for casino
Chairwoman Kathryn Morgan warned that the process will take at least two years, if not longer, to complete.
Soboba Band still working on plan to relocate casino to new site
It only took nearly eight years, but the Bureau of Indian Affairs has finally approved a land-into-trust application for the southern California tribe.
Pechanga Band apologized to casino employee who lost license
Benedict Cosentino is suing the tribe's gaming regulators and has won a key decision in California state court.
Another lawsuit seeks to block Jamul Band from $360M casino
The sister of the Chairman Raymond Hunter is challenging the tribe's legitimacy, 34 years after being organized under federal law.
Court allows lawsuit against gaming officials of Pechanga Band
Benedict Cosentino lost his job at the casino after providing information about alleged illegal activity to the state of California.
California tribes still divided over efforts to legalize online poker
Internet poker was on the agenda at the California Gaming 2015 conference, hosted by Capitol Weekly.
Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Graton Rancheria casino
A group called the Stop the Casino 101 sued Gov. Jerry Brown (D), but not the tribe, for signing a Class III gaming compact.
Pala Band finishes $5.7M casino renovation in just a few months
The tribe opened a Mexican eatery, a wine bar and restaurant and a permanent outdoor stage at the Pala Casino Resort and Spa.
Chukchansi Tribe remains in talks with NIGC for casino reopening
More than 1,000 people were put out of work when the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino was forced to close in October 2010.
Pair last seen at San Pasqual casino found on nearby reservation
Cecil Knutson, 79, and Dianna Bedwell, 68, apparently got lost after they left the Valley View Casino on Mother's Day.
Judge again refuses to stop Jamul Band from building casino
The tribe expects to open the $360 million Hollywood Casino Jamul sometime this year.
More pleas in incident at Chukchansi Tribe's shuttered casino
Vernon King, the treasurer of one of the factions on the reservation, has not accepted a deal and it looks like he is headed to trial.
Bo Mazzetti: California must regulate Internet poker games
The debate in Sacramento over the legalization of online gaming, specifically Internet poker, appears to be moving forward.
Disputed Chuckchansi Tribe leader still involved in casino case
Vernon King, the treasurer of one of the factions on the reservation, is due to return to court on May 29 as the tribe's casino closure enters another month.
Chumash Tribe wins EPA honor for zero waste efforts at casino
The Chumash Casino Resort prevented more than 13 tons of food waste from entering landfills.
Editorial: Regulate online poker games to protect consumers
State lawmakers are debating again whether to allow licensed gambling operations in California to launch online poker sites.
New leader of Chemehuevi Tribe wants to pursue new casino
Chairman Charles Wood said a second gaming facility could provide jobs and bring members back to the reservation.
Disputed leader of Chukchansi Tribe set for plea in casino dispute
Tex McDonald has been in jail since November 2014 after he was arrested in connection with an incident that led to the casino's closure.
Chumash Tribe extends condolences after worker dies at casino
A construction worker fell at the site of the $160 million expansion of the facility.
Small Alturas Rancheria runs casino but can't agree on much else
The tribe has anywhere from three to seven members -- two are siblings who are locked in a bitter rivalry.
Dave Palermo: Tribes in California assert right to Internet poker
A coalition of seven politically influential American Indian tribes working on internet poker legislation in California will not cede its opposition to bill language that would extend website licenses to the racing industry.
Rincon Band contributes $9.5M to highway projects near casino
The tribe debuted a $160 million casino expansion a year ago that has generated additional traffic.
Defendants in Chukchansi Tribe casino case file civil rights claims
The 14 defendants who have been charged for a confrontation at the casino are each seeking more than $1 million from Madera County.
Tribal casino market in California regains footing after downturn
Tribal casinos in the state took in $6.994 billion in 2013, according to a new report, and nearly 30 expansion projects are in development.
Judge affirms state jurisdiction in Chukchansi Tribe casino case
The 15 defendants include two leaders of a rival faction within the tribe and 13 non-Indians that were hired as police officers.
Chukchansi Tribe lays off top casino executives and regulators
Chairman Reggie Lewis said the tribe doesn't need regulators right now because there's no activity to regulate at the shuttered Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino.
Chumash Tribe legal team 'laughed' at suit over casino expansion
Chairman Vincent Armenta said the tribe's reservation is indeed a reservation despite claims from an opposition group.
Disputed leaders of Chukchansi Tribe in court over casino closure
The tribe's casino has been closed for six months as 15 people who were involved in a confrontation there face charges in state court.
Chumash Tribe and leaders sued over $160M casino expansion
An opposition group claims the casino site was never placed in trust and is not part of the tribe's reservation.
Chukchansi Tribe enters another month without casino revenue
A disenrollment dispute -- and its effect on per capita payments -- appear to be at the heart of an inter-tribal struggle that has kept the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino closed for six months.
Cherokee Nation to open hotel at $80M casino near Arkansas in fall
Four more tribes in New Mexico enter Class III gaming compact
Court reluctantly backs NLRB in Saginaw Chippewa Tribe dispute
Disputed leader of Chukchansi Tribe sentenced for clash at casino
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes renovate casino resort
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Former Choctaw Nation official sentenced in casino fraud case
Judge weighs sentence in Choctaw Nation casino fraud case
Last defendant to be sentenced for Choctaw Nation casino fraud
FBI agent discusses probe in Choctaw Nation casino fraud case
Former Choctaw Nation employee plans appeal in criminal case
Choctaw Nation releases statement after guilty verdict
A culture of corruption 'permeated the Choctaw Nation'
Trial winds down with final testimony of former employee
Leader of Choctaw Nation faces tough questions in fraud trial
Former leader of Choctaw Nation testifies in criminal trial
Anticipation builds for testimony of Choctaw Nation leaders
Trial exposes fraud against Choctaw Nation for gaming project
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