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Federal gaming agency takes action on once controversial regulations

More than a decade after the courts took action, the National Indian Gaming Commission is suspending regulations that were once the subject of considerable controversy.

Posted: August 10, 2018


Pokagon Band announces poker room after favorable opinion from federal regulators

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians will open a poker room at its casino in Indiana in time for the Labor Day holiday.

Posted: July 10, 2018


'Justice has finally prevailed': Shingle Springs Band vindicated in gaming case

It took a decade but the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians is welcoming the end of a long-running lawsuit.

Posted: June 28, 2018


Tribes see another year of growth as gaming revenues hit $32.4 billion

Thirty years after the passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, tribes continue to make gains.

Posted: June 26, 2018


Shingle Springs Band prevails in long-running gaming contract dispute

A decade-old dispute between the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians and a former gaming partner is finally over.

Posted: June 25, 2018



Ponca Tribe marches toward sovereignty with long-awaited gaming project

Chief Standing Bear’s people, who took the long walk home to Nebraska 139 years ago, are continuing their march toward sovereignty and self-sufficiency.

Posted: June 13, 2018


National Indian Gaming Commission plans major announcement on June 26

How's the tribal casino industry doing? Federal officials will tell you later in June.

Posted: June 5, 2018


Ponca Tribe faces familiar opponent in long-running quest for casino

The state of Nebraska is still trying to stop the Ponca Tribe from opening a casino on trust land in Iowa.

Posted: May 31, 2018


National Indian Gaming Commission in transition in the Trump era

The National Indian Gaming Commission is undergoing major change as its chairman, a remnant of the Obama era, departs for pastures unknown.

Posted: May 8, 2018


Mechoopda Tribe scores victory in long-running fight over homelands

The court victories keep coming for tribes seeking to restore their homelands even as the Trump administration seeks to erect more hurdles for Indian Country.

Posted: April 13, 2018



Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians halts charitable bingo

The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians is addressing concerns about its gaming operations in North Dakota.

Posted: March 14, 2018


Ponca Tribe 'always open to talk' about contested gaming project

The Ponca Tribe continues to work on plans for a controversial casino in Iowa amid a lawsuit in federal court.

Posted: March 5, 2018


Alabama-Coushatta Tribe vows fight to protect casino after loss in court

The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe is already pursuing an appeal after a federal judge said the tribe's gaming facility in Texas was illegal.

Posted: February 7, 2018


National Indian Gaming Commission finalizes new rule for tribal fees

The National Indian Gaming Commission has finalized a new rule that should make it easier on tribes when paying fees, Chairman Jonodev Chaudhuri said.

Posted: January 22, 2018


Ponca Tribe faces roadblock with lawsuit challenging restoration of homelands

The descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear are once again facing opposition to plans for a casino on their restored homelands.

Posted: December 15, 2017



Kialegee Tribal Town warned not to engage in gaming on allotment in Oklahoma

The Kialegee Tribal Town is firing back at the National Indian Gaming Commission after the federal agency's top attorney questioned plans for a casino.

Posted: August 11, 2017


Tribes leave $7.2 billion impact on economy in Oklahoma thanks to Indian gaming

Oklahoma is home to more Indian gaming facilities than any other state and the industry shows no signs of slowing down.

Posted: August 8, 2017


Arizona sees second consecutive quarter of growth in tribal gaming revenue

For the quarter ending June 30, tribal revenues were up 4.8 percent, according to the Arizona Department of Gaming.

Posted: August 3, 2017


Kialegee Tribal Town faces opposition to potential casino on allotment

The Kialegee Tribal Town isn't saying much about plans for a potential casino in Oklahoma but local officials and the Muscogee Nation are taking action.

Posted: August 2, 2017


Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes see property once used as casino lot go up for sale

A property in Oklahoma that was once used as a casino parking lot has gone up for sale but the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes can't buy it.

Posted: July 31, 2017


Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association details economic benefits of casinos

Tribal casinos employ in Oklahoma employ about 28,000 people and contribute to another 42,700 jobs in the state.

Posted: July 26, 2017


Kialegee Tribal Town confirms interest in gaming facility on allotment

The Kialegee Tribal Town is once again generating controversy with attempts to open a gaming facility in Oklahoma.

Posted: July 19, 2017


Kialegee Tribal Town aims to approve gaming at allotment in Oklahoma

It looks like the Kialegee Tribal Town is trying to get back into the casino game by asserting authority at an allotment in Oklahoma.

Posted: July 17, 2017


Nooksack Tribe accepting slot tickets while casino remains closed

The Nooksack Tribe has yet to comment publicly on the status of its shuttered casino in Washington.

Posted: June 22, 2017


Nooksack Tribe closes doors to casino after being hit with federal order

The Nooksack Tribe has been forced to close its casino in Washington amid a long-running disenrollment and leadership dispute.

Posted: June 19, 2017