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Mohegan Tribe on track to complete convention center at casino

The Mohegan Tribe will debut an $80 million convention center at its casino in Connecticut in June.

Posted: March 29, 2018

National Indian Gaming Association hosts big meeting in Las Vegas

The National Indian Gaming Association is getting ready for its annual tradeshow and convention.

Posted: March 12, 2018

Vote anticipated in February on bill with Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act

A final vote on a bill to exempt tribal casinos from federal labor law is expected in February, around the same time tribal leaders are in Washington, D.C.

Posted: January 22, 2018

Seneca Nation slams governor of New York for repeatedly putting off gaming meetings

The Seneca Nation is firing back at the governor of New York for refusing to sit down and discuss gaming issues.

Posted: August 23, 2017

Seneca Nation plans meeting with state to discuss future of gaming compact

The Seneca Nation is still willing to sit down with the state of New York to discuss gaming issues but a meeting has proven elusive.

Posted: August 9, 2017


National Indian Gaming Association honors Native casting director

Tricia Wood, who is Seneca-Cayuga and Cherokee, worked on the award-winning La La Land.

Posted: March 21, 2017

Republican lawmaker renews push for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act

Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Indiana), whose top staffer is a tribal citizen, thinks the bill can finally become law.

Posted: February 14, 2017

Indian gaming on agenda for winter meeting of state lawmakers

The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States is meeting in Arizona, where new tribal compacts were just signed.

Posted: January 2, 2017

Oklahoma Tribal Gaming Regulators Association elects vice chair

Jean Ann Blalock, a member of the Quapaw Tribe, was sworn into her position during the organization's fall meeting.

Posted: November 16, 2016

American Gaming Association welcomes Indian Country to board

The board now includes representation from five tribes across the nation.

Posted: September 19, 2016


Another Class III gaming compact up for review in South Dakota

The agreement with the Yankton Sioux Tribe will be the subject of a public hearing on August 11.

Posted: July 19, 2016

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe eyes new Class III gaming compact

The proposed agreement appears to be the first in South Dakota to mandate some form of revenue sharing.

Posted: July 13, 2016

Coquille Tribe faced threats for hosting Donald Trump supporters at casino

Only about 50 people attended the meeting at The Mill Casino, which rented space to supporters of the controversial Republican presidential candidate.

Posted: July 11, 2016

National Indian Gaming Association ready for legislative summit

This year's event will be special because the organization is debuting its new home, the Stanley R. Crooks Tribal Leaders Center.

Posted: June 7, 2016

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe casino up for discussion at another meeting

The city of Ridgecrest, California, will hold the fifth meeting in as many weeks on the proposed casino.

Posted: May 17, 2016


Victor Rocha helps National Indian Gaming Association with events

The proprietor of the Pechanga.net gaming website is serving conference chair for NIGA's upcoming annual and mid-year conferences.

Posted: May 10, 2016

Cowlitz Tribe hosts forums on casino construction and related work

The tribe will be offering updates on the fast-rising casino, a $15 million water reclamation plant and a $32 million highway improvement project.

Posted: May 5, 2016

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe casino up for discussion at city meeting

The project has stirred significant debate in Ridgecrest, California.

Posted: May 3, 2016

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sees warmer reception to casino bid

A large group of advocates listened to Chairman George Gholson explain why the tribe is pursuing a development more than 130 miles from its headquarters.

Posted: April 29, 2016

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe off-reservation casino bid stirs debate

The project, which is generating significant discussion online, is the subject of a special town hall in Ridgecrest, California.

Posted: April 26, 2016


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