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Florida racks up legal bills in gaming fight with Seminole Tribe


Some lawyers are getting paid as high as $350 an hour as part of a dispute over a Class III gaming compact.
Fond du Lac Band won't confirm plan for site adjacent to casino


The footprint of the Fond-du-Luth Casino in Duluth, Minnesota, is about to grow with approval of a land-into-trust application.
Connecticut tribes still haven't selected a site for potential casino


Key lawmakers say time is running out for them to consider a casino that would be jointly operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.
Iowa Tribe aims to be first in Indian Country with poker website


PokerTribe.Com is set to launch with free money play on May 17 and real money play on August 17.
Fantasy sports bill in doubt due to impact on tribes in Connecticut


Attorney General George Jepsen said the measure could jeopardize the exclusivity promised to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.
Menominee Nation wins decision to join rival tribe's gaming case


The Menominee Nation and the Forest County Potawatomi Community continue to battle over a controversial off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.
Eastern Cherokees shut down casino parking garage after collapse


One person suffered minor injuries when a parking ramp at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort collapsed.
Eastern Cherokees report new collapse at casino parking garage


The parking structure at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort has seen another defect incident for the second time in a little over a year.
Eastern Cherokees vow investigation of incident at casino show


Surveillance footage of a casino board member and her entourage is stirring major controversy on the reservation.
Jamul Indian Village wins county approval for gaming agreement


The $400 million Hollywood Casino near San Diego, California, is due to open this summer.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe moves full steam ahead with casino


The long-awaited $1 billion First Light Resort and Casino in Massachusetts is due to open in the summer of 2017.
Gun Lake Tribe to nearly double size of casino with $76M project


The addition to the Gun Lake Casino in Michigan will debut in the summer of 2017.
Gun Lake Tribe offers update on expansion at casino in Michigan


The tribe is adding more jobs and new options to the Gun Lake Casino in Wayland, Michigan.
Iowa Tribe seeks decision in favor of PokerTribe.Com gaming site


The state of Oklahoma won't oppose the certification of an arbitration award that said gaming website was permissible under the Class III gaming compact.
Tohono O'odham Nation wins yet another decision on new casino


The ruling from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals again confirms the legality of the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino and Resort, which opened in December 2015.
Judge agrees to delay trial in Seminole Tribe's compact lawsuit


The tribe is accusing the state of Florida of failing to negotiate in 'good faith' as required by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and rival spar over potential casino


A lot is at stake as the tribe prepares to break ground on the long-awaited First Light Resort and Casino in a matter of weeks.
Chukchansi Tribe still trying to block North Fork Rancheria casino


A 14-month casino shutdown hasn't made the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians more sympathetic to the gaming dreams of one of its fellow California tribes.
Editorial: Courts hold the cards on Seminole Tribe's casino deal


Since the Florida Legislature failed to produce legislation addressing the future of gambling, lawmakers lost control of this years-long conundrum to the courts.
Seminole Tribe turns attention to courts after gaming deal falters


The tribe promised to share $3 billion with the state but the Florida Legislature failed to ratify a new Class III compact.
California asks Supreme Court to hear Pauma Band compact case


The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the state to pay $36.2 million to the tribe for misrepresentations during the Class III negotiation process.
Appeals court in D.C. hears closely watched land-into-trust case


The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington wants to join the Indian gaming industry but the Grand Ronde Tribes in neighboring Oregon hopes that doesn't happen.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits word on rival casino project


The tribe plans to break ground on the First Light Casino and Resort in early April as Massachusetts regulators debate whether to approve a rival project less than 20 miles away.
Oneida Nation wins ruling on documents for commercial casino


The tribe is fighting a $425 million casino that would be located right on the edge of its exclusivity zone.
Judge backs BIA in long-running Buena Vista Band gaming fight


The northern California tribe has been trying to build a casino for more than 10 years but has been hindered by legal challenges.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe not worried about casino site lawsuit


The Massachusetts tribe plans to break ground on the First Light Resort and Casino in April and open the first phase in the summer of 2017.
Jamul Indian Village still waiting for decision on gaming contract


The tribe plans to open a $390 million on its reservation in southern California in July with or without a federally-approved management contract.
Connecticut tribes oppose further study of proposed third casino


The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe already warned of significant job and revenue losses due to increased competition in New England.
Seminole Tribe seeks delay in Class III gaming compact litigation


The tribe is accusing the state of Florida of failing to negotiate in 'good faith' as required by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe foes remain confident as casino moves forward


Opponents are being financed by a non-Indian billionaire who happens to be seeking approval to build a commercial gaming facility in Massachusetts.
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation hires federal recognition foe for gaming lawsuit


Chief Richard Velky is working not only with a non-Indian gaming company but with former Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-Connecticut), who was a critic of the tribe's federal recognition effort.
Mohegan Tribe casino worker wins case due to sovereign immunity


A limousine driver at Mohegan Sun was acting within his official duties at the time of an October 2011 accident so he can't be sued without his consent.
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation files suit against Connecticut casino law


Chief Richard L. Velky acknowledged that the tribe is being funded by a non-Indian gaming company that's building a casino just across the border in Massachusetts.
Opponents of Cowlitz Tribe ask judge to put a stop to casino work


Construction is proceeding quickly on the $500 million Cowlitz Casino Project and an injunction would pose a major setback to the tribe.
Non-Indian billionaire slams Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino


Developer Neil Bluhm is financing a lawsuit that questions whether the Bureau of Indian Affairs can place land in trust for the tribe.
Quapaw Tribe concedes loss in casino compact lawsuit in Kansas


The state has asserted sovereign immunity and the tribe agrees that its lawsuit should be dismissed.
North Fork Rancheria remains confident of off-reservation casino


The tribe is closer to getting a new Class III gaming compact for a casino at the 305-acre site in Madera County, California.
Seminole Tribe wins ruling in employment case due to immunity


A former casino employee tried to argue that the tribe has never been federally recognized.
Enterprise Rancheria plans to move forward with compact talks


A federal judge ordered the state of California to come back to the table and negotiate with the tribe.
Enterprise Rancheria wins decision in gaming compact lawsuit


The tribe signed an agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown (D) but lawmakers failed to ratify it amid controversy over off-reservation gaming.
Cowlitz Tribe celebrates start of construction on $500M casino


Opponents -- including a tribe with an existing casino -- are still fighting the project in court but the Cowlitz Casino and Entertainment Resort is quickly taking shape in Washington.
Eastern Band seeks $4M for collapse of casino parking lot deck


The North Carolina tribe is accusing several construction companies of breach of contract, negligence and bad faith in connection with the February 2015 incident.
Non-Indian firm looking to block Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino


Rush Street Gaming concedes that its proposed commercial casino in Brockton, Massachusetts, will benefit greatly if the tribe somehow goes away.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe confident of casino bid despite lawsuit


Opponents not surprisingly are citing the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar to argue that the tribe cannot follow the land-into-trust process.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe asks 1st Circuit to hear gaming case


A federal judge determined that the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act does not apply to the tribe's reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

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