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Cowlitz Tribe eager to start work on long-delayed casino project
The tribe's 152-acre reservation was placed in trust earlier this week.
Cowlitz Tribe celebrates as BIA finally puts gaming site in trust
Opponents -- including a rival tribe with an existing casino -- are still in court trying to stop the project.
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe involved in video gaming project in Georgia
The Louisiana-based tribe paid $6 million for a site in DeKalb County, Georgia.
Redding Rancheria gets a second shot for casino at a larger site
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a mixed victory to the northern California tribe.
9th Circuit rules in dispute over Redding Rancheria gaming site
The tribe has offered to close its existing casino and move operations to a larger site.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe acquires land adjacent to casino site
The tribe paid $1.1 million for eight parcels totaling 17 acres.
Quapaw Tribe to expand gaming facility into ancestral territory
The tribe has secured a favorable land determination from the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Navajo president signs bill to acquire land near gaming facility
The tribe is buying about 67 acres in New Mexico for $980,000 plus closing costs and expenses.
Coquille Tribe still waiting for BIA on off-reservation casino
The tribe plans to open a $26 million Class II facility in Medford, Oregon.
Eastern Shawnee Tribe considers casino at ancestral Ohio site
Chief Glenda Wallace said development options will be discussed with the local community.
BIA wants views on Los Coyotes Band off-reservation casino
The agency is working on the land-into-trust application and the environmental impact statement for the project.
Lac Vieux Desert Band eyes off-reservation casino at ski resort
Plans are in the preliminary stages but would include a hotel.
Benton Paiute Tribe said to be interested in land swap for casino
Plans are still in the preliminary stages but could involve a land swap with the U.S. Forest Service.
Lytton Band might purchase property next to gaming facility
The tribe's general counsel, however, said there are no plans to expand the casino.
9th Circuit poses tough questions in Big Lagoon casino case
The judges criticized the state for waiting more than a decade to challenge the status of land placed in trust for the tribe in 1994.
Audio: SCIA takes up bill to bar Tohono O'odham Nation casino
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) clashed repeatedly at the hearing.
House passes bill to shield Gun Lake Tribe casino from litigation
The bill can now be sent to President Barack Obama for his signature with the goal of ending a lawsuit that one lawmaker described as 'frivolous.'
9th Circuit takes up Big Lagoon Rancheria gaming land dispute
Tribes across the nation are closely watching the case out of fear it will lead to more litigation over trust land acquisitions that were finalized years ago.
9th Circuit to broadcast arguments in Big Lagoon casino dispute
The case is being closely watched throughout Indian Country.
Leader of Graton Rancheria still upset with price of land for casino
The tribe paid $100 million for the 297-acre site and is repaying its gaming partner for the land.
Judge upset with lack of movement in Gun Lake Tribe gaming case
A federal judge expressed frustration with a non-Indian landowner who wants a monetary payment in connection with the casino owned by the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians.
Cherokee Nation seeks trust status for new casino and hotel resort
The Cherokee Nation will relocate one of its casinos as part of a $170 million development.
Judge schedules hearing in Gun Lake Tribe's gaming land litigation
The hearing comes two years after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Salazar v. Patchak.
Cherokee Nation announces $170M casino and retail development
The Cherokee Springs Plaza will include a casino, two hotels, retail, office space and a convention center on 150-acres in Tahlequah.
Tribes closely watching Big Lagoon Rancheria casino land dispute
Tribes, tribal organizations and the Department of Justice have submitted briefs in hopes of preventing land acquisitions from being challenged long after they have been finalized.
9th Circuit sets oral arguments in Big Lagoon Rancheria dispute
Tribes across the nation are closely watching the case out of fear it will open the doors to even more litigation over trust land acquisitions
Tohono O'odham Nation blasts bill to bar off-reservation casino
The tribe plans to build a $500 million casino in the Phoenix area.
Soo Tribe casino partner was developer behind failed racetrack
The tribe at point considered an off-reservation casino near the defunct track.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe plans to start work at gaming site
Chairman Cedric Cromwell remains optimistic for BIA decision on land-into-trust application.
BIA indicates Tohono O'odham Nation can use land for gaming
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee heard from both sides of the issue at a lengthy oversight hearing on Indian gaming.
Wyandotte Nation off-reservation casino lawsuit dismissed
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
The tribe can submit another land-into-trust application for the site in Kansas.
Alabama submits opening brief in Poarch Creek casino dispute
State claims that tribal casino sites were not validly placed in trust.
BIA won't place Wyandotte Nation casino site in Kansas in trust
The tribe acquired the site in connection with a land claim settlement.
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes buy former casino site
Property was acquired for $1.2 million.
Tejon Tribe working with Nevada developer on plans for casino
An option has been secured for the potential development site.
Letter: Fear of casinos damages relationship with tribal nations
Writer says officials in northern California should work with tribes instead of raising fears about gaming.
Sault Tribe faces opposition to off-reservation gaming projects
Opponents include the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians and the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe.
Seneca Nation withdraws plans for third off-reservation casino
Local opposition leads tribe to drop plans for a new facility.
Cow Creek Band offered to pay Coquille Tribe for gaming land
The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe is still trying to stop the Coquille Tribe from opening a Class II facility in Oregon.
Seneca Nation calls vote on off-reservation casino premature
As expected, the town board in Henrietta, New York, passed a resolution on Wednesday to oppose a Seneca Nation off-reservation casino.
Seneca Nation acquires land for potential off-reservation casino
The Seneca Nation paid $2.7 million to acquire 32 acres for a potential off-reservation casino.
Community in Arkansas reacts to possible Quapaw Tribe casino
Residents and officials in Little Rock, Arkansas, are debating the merits of a potential casino from the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma.
Seminole Tribe files land-into-trust application for site by casino
The Seminole Tribe filed a land-into-trust application for a 10-acre site adjacent to its casino in Hollywood, Florida.
Quapaw Tribe won't rule out casino on historic land in Arkansas
The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma is open to gaming in Arkansas, Chairman John Berrey said.
Governor won't sign casino compact with Fort Sill Apache Tribe
House panel backs bill to block Tohono O'odham Nation casino
Man from Crow Tribe cites self-defense in fatal casino shooting
Cherokee Nation to launch $6.9M renovation project at casino
Chumash Tribe never got apology for diplomat's casino remark
Choctaw Nation Trial
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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