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Table Mountain Rancheria plans new and larger casino with a hotel

The Table Mountain Rancheria is building a bigger casino on its reservation, adding a hotel to the property for the first time.

Posted: June 7, 2018


Pamunkey Tribe not invited to local meeting about casino plan

Local officials in Virginia are hosting a town hall to discuss plans for a casino only they haven't invited a key player.

Posted: May 23, 2018


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



Wilton Rancheria ready for BIA public hearing on gaming proposal

Chairman Raymond Hitchcock anticipates a long process to get the land in trust for the proposed casino.

Posted: January 27, 2016


Groups unite to promote Indian gaming industry at global forum

The National Indian Gaming Association, the Arizona Indian Gaming Association and the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association, along with Victor Rocha of Pechanga.net, are presenting a seminar at ICE Totally Gaming.

Posted: January 13, 2016


Wilton Rancheria anticipates lengthy process for gaming project

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is finally taking action on the tribe's land-into-trust application for a casino near Sacramento, California.

Posted: January 13, 2016


BIA hosts meeting on Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation casino bid

The tribe, whose headquarters are located in Kansas, plans a Class II facility on an ancestral reservation in Illinois.

Posted: January 12, 2016


Wilton Rancheria sees BIA movement on long-awaited casino bid

Plans call for a 601,780 square-foot facility that includes a 110,260 square-foot gaming floor, a 302-room hotel, a 48,150-square-foot convention center and a 3,500-space parking lot.

Posted: January 4, 2016


NIGA honors Coeur d'Alene leader with sovereignty award

Ernie Stensgar received the John F. Kieffer Sovereignty Award for his efforts to promote tribal sovereignty.

Posted: November 6, 2015


President of Navajo Nation touts benefits of gaming enterprise

In just five years, the tribe has built four gaming facilities and has paid out more than $122.5 million in employee benefits and salaries.

Posted: November 2, 2015


Key Democrat defends support for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act

Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minnesota) blasted a labor union for running ads that she called 'racist' and 'blatantly anti-Indian."

Posted: October 20, 2015


Little River Band sees support for off-reservation casino bid

A large crowd attended the first Bureau of Indian Affairs public hearing on the $180 million project in Fruitport Township, Michigan.

Posted: October 16, 2015


Little River Band set for hearing on off-reservation casino bid

MLive Muskegon Chronicle will carry a webcast of the public meeting for the $180 million project in Fuirtport Township, Michigan.

Posted: October 14, 2015



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