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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.
Poarch Creeks meet for mediation session in casino tax dispute


Nothing substantive came of the talks with Escambia County, whose tax assessor is claiming authority over the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore.
Connecticut tribes release request for proposals for a new casino


The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe hope to select a host community by December 15.
Cowlitz Tribe prepares for groundbreaking on casino in early 2016


A lawsuit challenging the tribe's land-into-trust application is still pending in the federal court system.
Tohono O'odham Nation sees massive turnout at casino job fair


More than 3,000 people filed applications for the controversial West Valley Resort that's due to open in December.
Pojoaque Pueblo asks 10th Circuit to overturn gaming decision


The tribe and the state have been unable to reach a new Class III gaming due to disagreements about revenue sharing.
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.
EJ Montini: Tohono O'odham Nation still winning in casino fight


The tribe did not get the injunction it wanted from the judge but the case moves forward and the casino will open.
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.
Tohono O'odham Nation makes key change to casino agreement


Payments to the city of Glendale, Arizona, were tied to Class III gaming but the tribe is now planning to open the West Valley Resort with Class II games.
Pojoaque Pueblo to attend 10th Circuit hearing in casino dispute


The tribe and the state of New Mexico are at odds after failing to negotiate a new Class III gaming compact.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino ruling stirs shakeup of sorts


A commercial casino in southeastern Massachusetts faces significant hurdles now that the Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved the land-into-trust application for the first Indian gaming facility in the state.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces lawsuit over gaming project


An attorney is already lining up clients in hopes of preventing the Bureau of Indian Affairs from finalizing a long-delayed land-into-trust application.
Court won't force vote on Tohono O'odham Nation gaming deal


Opponents questioned the city of Glendale for supporting the West Valley Resort that's due to open in December.
Tohono O'odham Nation to move forward with Class II facility


A federal judge refused to order the state of Arizona to certify the West Valley Resort, which is scheduled to open sometime in December.
Sault Tribe faces hurdles with off-reservation gaming projects


More lawsuits are expected if the Bureau of Indian Affairs ever approves the tribe's land-into-trust applications.
Poarch Creeks refute bribery allegations in casino tax dispute


A local official who is at the losing end of a lawsuit is seeking more funds to pay for his legal battle against the tribe.
Sault Tribe wins dismissal of off-reservation gaming litigation


The tribe wants to build a $245 million casino in Lansing, Michigan, on property that was acquired in connection with a land claim settlement.
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.
Seneca Nation wins decision in off-reservation gaming lawsuit


The tribe is pursuing a $40 million expansion of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York.
Non-Indian racetracks cut machines and workers after ruling


A ban on the so-called 'instant' racing machines went into effect in response to a lawsuit won by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho.
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.
Tohono O'odham Nation prepared to go with Class II machines


The tribe plans to open the West Valley Resort later this year no matter what happens in federal court.
Coeur d'Alene Tribe wins decision over machines at racetracks


About 250 instant horse racing machines will have to be removed from non-Indian gaming facilities.
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.
Poarch Creeks remain confident in appeal over taxes at casino


A county official claims he can assert authority over the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel even though it's located on trust land.
Oneida Nation files lawsuit over non-Indian commercial casino


The $425 million Lago Resort and Casino will be located on the edge of the tribe's exclusivity zone in central New York.
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.
Alabama won't appeal decision in Poarch Creek gaming lawsuit


Attorney General Luther Strange said a Class III gaming compact would be the only way for the state to gain a role in gaming on the tribe's reservation.
Poarch Creeks secure major ruling in gaming dispute in Alabama


The state's attempt to dispute the legality of land placed in trust for the tribe in the 1990s was rejected by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in a unanimous decision.
Supreme Court takes up petition in Kialegee Tribal Town dispute


The battle began when the tribe announced plans to open a gaming facility on an Indian allotment near Tulsa, Oklahoma.
NCAI pushes for court rehearing in tribal labor sovereignty case


A disagreement among judges on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals could lead to another look at the application of federal labor law at casinos.
Tohono O'odham Nation heading back to court in casino lawsuit


The West Valley Resort is due to open later this year but the state's refusal to certify the facility could pose some problems.
Official denies representing Laguna Pueblo in casino contract flap


The tribe's economic development corporation was passed over for a lucrative commercial casino contract.
Quapaw Tribe not rushing into expansion of casino on Kansas land


Chairman John Berrey anticipates the Downstream Casino Resort will expand into Kansas in the new three to four years.
Tohono O'odham Nation eyes December opening for $200M casino


Despite progress on the West Valley Resort in Glendale, Arizona, the project could be stopped by an act of Congress or litigation.
Guidiville Band and gaming partner ordered to pay $1.9M in fees


The tribe is suing the city of Richmond and the federal government over a failed casino project at Point Molate.
Cowlitz Tribe casino agreement awaits decision in state court


The tribe reached a $14 million agreement with the city of La Center, Washington, for sewer service to the Cowlitz Casino and Entertainment Resort.
Tohono O'odham Nation traces casino spat to top state leaders


Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) and Attorney General Mark Brnovich (R) are named as defendants in the tribe's lawsuit.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe deadlocks on gaming referendum


The vote fell short of the two-thirds majority that was required to put a halt to a controversial Class II facility on the reservation.
MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians back in court in gaming case


The state of Alabama is seeking to demolish 50 machines seized from a short-lived casino on the tribe's reservation.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe argues for gaming rights in court


A judge considers whether the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act supersedes a land claim settlement act that subjects the reservation to state and local laws.
Mayor believes BIA decision coming soon on Sault Tribe casino


The land-into-trust application for a site Lansing, Michigan, has been pending for 11 months.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to vote on Class II casino project


The referendum could put an end to a project that has generated controversy and spawned litigation.

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