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Quapaw Tribe promises fight to protect casino rights in Kansas
The tribe is withdrawing from a commercial gaming project in order to concentrate on a new battle over its expansion plans.
Senate committee approves NIGC nominee Jonodev Chaudhuri
It will now be up to the full Senate to confirm the chairman of the agency that oversees the $28 billion tribal gaming industry.
Sen. Barrasso vows fast action on NIGC pick Jonodev Chaudhuri
A vote on the nomination has been scheduled for next Wednesday, March 18.
Kansas sues over gaming land determination for Quapaw Tribe
The state claims the tribe promised not to use the land for gaming if it was placed in trust.
NIGC choice to appear before Senate Indian Affairs Committee
Jonodev Chaudhuri serves as vice chair of the National Indian Gaming Commission and also as acting chair since the agency has been without a confirmed leader since September 2013.
NIGC announces topics for upcoming tribal consultation sessions
The meetings will take place in April and May.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and state in court over casino plan
The tribe wants to open a Class II facility on its reservation but the state is objecting.
Fort Sill Apache Tribe in court for gaming compact in New Mexico
Gov. Susana Martinez (R) refuses to negotiate a deal with the tribe.
Joseph Webster: Tribes assert sovereignty over Class II gaming
When Congress enacted the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in 1988, it included an important provision to allow for self-regulation of Class II gaming by tribal governments
National Indian Gaming Commission choice gets another hearing
Jonodev Chaudhuri, a member of the Muscogee Nation, has been serving as acting chair of the agency that regulates the tribal casino industry.
Florida governor wants land ruling for Poarch Creek gaming site
The tribe's one-acre property in Florida was reportedly placed in trust in 1984 so it presumably can be used for a casino.
New Mexico lawmakers to consider Class III gaming compacts
The new deal addresses revenue sharing, free play, operational hours and gaming on newly acquired lands.
Quapaw Tribe slams casino expansion opposition as 'anti-Indian'
The tribe plans to spend $15 million to expand the Downstream Casino Resort onto trust land in Kansas.
County opposes expansion of Quapaw Tribe casino into Kansas
A county claims the tribe promised not to use the land for gaming.
Fort Sill Apache Tribe challenges provision in gaming compact
The provision in question states that gaming can only on occur on lands that were in trust prior to 1988.
BIA questions provision in compact for some New Mexico tribes
The agreement claims to limit gaming to lands that were in trust prior to 1988.
Chukchansi Tribe comes together in hopes of reopening casino
The so-called unification council plans to submit an agreement to the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Poarch Creeks remain confident after hearing in casino case
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in a lawsuit filed by the state of Alabama.
Opinion: Tribal casinos aren't paying their 'fair share' of taxes
Writer claims tribal casinos in California are unfairly competing with non-Indian facilities in neighboring Nevada.
Obama re-submits nomination for Jonodev Chaudhuri at NIGC
The Senate failed to take action before the end of the last session of Congress.
Te-Moak Tribe getting ready to add slot machines at smokeshops
The tribe still needs to hire a gaming commission before installing the machines.
Fond du Lac Band wins ruling affecting land adjacent to casino
The tribe wants a one-acre site placed in trust in order to create a buffer zone around the casino.
10th Circuit refuses to rehear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming case
The tribe and its leaders are protected from the state's lawsuit due to sovereign immunity.
Kansas attorney general questions Quapaw Tribe's gaming plans
The tribe plans to build a $15 million casino expansion on newly acquired land in Kansas.
Tribes can pay fees to National Indian Gaming Commission online
The tribal fees are used to fund the NIGC's budget -- no taxpayer money is used for the agency.
Police for faction of Chuckchansi Tribe dispute charges at casino
Police chief John Oliveira and officer Tim Tofaute are out on bond while the tribal leaders that hired them remain in jail.
Quapaw Tribe to expand gaming facility into ancestral territory
The tribe has secured a favorable land determination from the National Indian Gaming Commission.
8th Circuit hears arguments in Fond du Lac Band casino suit
The tribe doesn't want to pay another $12 million under a revenue sharing agreement that has been invalidated.
Sen. Tester vows quick action on NIGC pick Jonodev Chaudhuri
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee spent less than 30 minutes on the nomination.
Leaders of Chukchansi Tribe seek release over casino feud
Tex McDonald, the chairman of one faction, and Vernon King, the treasurer, say they pose no danger to the community.
NIGC nominee Jonodev Chaudhuri gets confirmation hearing
The agency has been without a confirmed leader for more than a year.
Bail raised to $2.4M over dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's casino
Tex McDonald faces numerous charges for an attempted takeover at the casino last month.
Disputed leader of Chukchansi Tribe surrenders in casino feud
Tex McDonald, 64, who claims to be chairman, faces charges of kidnapping, false imprisonment, assault with a firearm, assault with a deadly weapon, battery causing serious injury and assault with a stun gun.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on NIGC nominee
Jonodev Chaudhuri is a member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma.
Charges filed against 15 in dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's casino
Tex McDonald, a disputed chairman of the tribe, was among those charged.
Judge grants injunction to keep Chukchansi Tribe casino closed
The decision had especially harsh words for a faction led by Tex McDonald.
Chukchansi Tribe sends audits to NIGC as casino remains closed
Rival factions of the tribe, along with the state, are due back in court tomorrow.
Rival leaders of Chukchansi Tribe to meet amid casino closure
The casino has been closed since October 9 due to the leadership dispute.
Charges possible in dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's closed casino
California falls under Public Law 280 so the state has criminal and civil jurisdiction in Indian Country.
Judge won't allow factions of Chukchansi Tribe to reopen casino
The casino will remain closed as the judge urges the rivals to work out their differences.
Chukchansi Tribe off to court as casino shuttered another day
Two factions have united in an attempt to reopen the casino.
Chukchansi Tribe's casino still closed amid leadership dispute
The state of California and the federal government took action after an armed confrontation at the facility.
Leadership dispute in Chukchansi Tribe forces casino closure
The Madera County Sheriff is keeping the peace after a rocky night at the facility.
Dave Palermo: GAO review of tribal gaming expected this year
Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) is concerned about federal regulation of the $28 billion industry.
Report places economic impact of US gaming industry at $240B
Tribal facilities play an important role in shaping the U.S. gaming industry through jobs, revenues, direct and indirect spending as well as payroll and other taxes.
Governor won't sign casino compact with Fort Sill Apache Tribe
House panel backs bill to block Tohono O'odham Nation casino
Man from Crow Tribe cites self-defense in fatal casino shooting
Cherokee Nation to launch $6.9M renovation project at casino
Chumash Tribe never got apology for diplomat's casino remark
Choctaw Nation Trial
Former Choctaw Nation employee plans appeal in criminal case
Choctaw Nation releases statement after guilty verdict
A culture of corruption 'permeated the Choctaw Nation'
Trial winds down with final testimony of former employee
Leader of Choctaw Nation faces tough questions in fraud trial
Former leader of Choctaw Nation testifies in criminal trial
Anticipation builds for testimony of Choctaw Nation leaders
Trial exposes fraud against Choctaw Nation for gaming project
Big Lagoon Rancheria Decision
Bay Mills Indian Community Decision
Kenosha Casino - Menominee Nation
NIGC One-Touch Bingo
Carcieri v. Salazar Decision
Patchak v. Salazar Decision
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