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Judge dismisses Alabama lawsuit against Poarch Creek casinos
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the legality of the gaming operation of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama.
Coeur d'Alene Tribe to host poker games despite legal questions
The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho will open a poker room at its casino even though a state official said the games aren't legal.
Federal Register: NIGC fee rate, Mechoopa Tribe land-into-trust
There are two gaming notices of interest in today's issue of the Federal Register.
Chukchansi Tribe group says $316K in casino cash went missing
A federal judge is urging a faction of the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians in California to take its claims to the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe wants gaming case in federal court
The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts says a lawsuit that tests its gaming rights belongs in federal court.
State wants Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino case moved
Attorneys for Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) want to keep a gaming lawsuit against the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe in state court.
NIGC weighs change in handling of management contracts
The National Indian Gaming Commission might change the way it handles management contracts.
Jamul Band defends legal rights in debate over $360M casino
The Jamul Indian Village of California is facing an attack on its status as a federally recognized tribe by opponents of a $360 million casino on the reservation.
Fort Sill Apache Tribe awaits NIGC ruling for bingo games
The Fort Sill Apache Tribe is hoping to secure federal approval to offer bingo games on its reservation in New Mexico.
Fort Sill Apache Tribe in long haul for New Mexico casino
The Fort Sill Apache Tribe is pushing the state of New Mexico to come to table to discuss gaming but Gov. Susana Martinez (R) is resisting.
Jamul Band announces construction start on $360M casino
The Jamul Indian Village of California has started construction of a $360 million casino on its reservation
Indian gaming on agenda for Northwest Gaming Law Summit
The 11th annual Northwest Gaming Law Summit kicks off today in Seattle, Washington.
Law Article: Jonodev Chaudhuri takes on NIGC's leadership role
Jonodev Chaudhuri, a member of the Muscogee Nation, is serving as acting chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission.
New leader of Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe vows casino defense
The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe will defend its gaming rights against a lawsuit filed by the state of Massachusetts, Chairman-elect Tobias Vanderhoop said.
Sen. Feinstein insists on limit to new tribal casinos in California
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) called on Congress to limit new tribal casinos in California after spreading misinformation about the industry earlier this year.
State sues Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to block Class II casino
The state of Massachusetts sued the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe on Monday in hopes of blocking a Class II facility on the island of Martha's Vineyard.
Supreme Court hears Bay Mills gaming case on December 2
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, an Indian gaming case, on Monday.
Eyes on Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe for next move on casino
The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts elected a new leader over the weekend, a move that could affect controversial plans for a casino.
ICT interview with Jonodev Chaudhuri, acting chairman of NIGC
Indian Country Today interviews Jonodev Chaudhuri, a member of the Muscogee Nation who is serving as acting chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe heads to polls amid gaming talks
Members of the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts go to the polls on Sunday to choose a leader as debate continues about gaming.
Governor weighs odds of Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) doesn't think Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe has a right to engage in gaming but he wants to talk about it anyway.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe faces opposition to casino bid
The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is facing opposition to its plan for a Class II gaming facility on the island of Martha's Vineyard.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe welcomes approval of gaming
The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts plans to open a Class II facility after winning approval from the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Opinion: NIGC holds responsibility in Supreme Court casino case
Attorneys Gabe Galanda and Ryan Dreveskracht call on the National Indian Gaming Commission to take action and avoid a potentially negative decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Four on trial over unauthorized casino on Mohawk Reservation
Four men are on trial for operating a casino that not authorized by the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York
Fond du Lac Band continues fight against casino agreement
The Fond du Lac Band continues to battle the city of Duluth, Minnesota, over a casino agreement that was invalidated by the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Supreme Court takes up Bay Mills gaming case on December 2
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, an Indian gaming case, on December 2.
Fond du Lac Band weighs next step in gaming lease dispute
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians hasn't decided whether to appeal the latest decision in its long-running casino battle with the city of Duluth, Minnesota.
Fond du Lac Band ordered to pay $10.3M in casino lease fees
A federal judge ordered the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians to pay an estimated $10.3 million in casino lease fees to the city of Duluth, Minnesota.
Gabe Galanda: NIGC must take action in Supreme Court case
Attorney Gabe Galanda says National Indian Gaming Commission can avert disaster in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, an upcoming . Supreme Court case.
Quapaw Tribe seeks exception for gaming on land in Kansas
The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma is seeking to expand its casino into Kansas by utilizing an exception in the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
Jamul Band confident of casino amid litigation from opponents
The Jamul Indian Village of California is confident of its $360 million on-reservation casino despite litigation from opposition groups.
Cherokee Nation takes credit for NIGC's new facility regulation
The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma is taking credit for a regulation that requires tribes to submit new facility licenses to the National Indian Gaming Commission.
ICT interview with Tracie Stevens on three-year run at NIGC
Indian Country Today interviews Tracie Stevens about her three-year tenure as the first Native woman to lead the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Opponents sue to block Jamul Band's on-reservation casino
The Obama administration is being sued over an on-reservation casino for the Jamul Indian Village of California.
BIA advances off-reservation casino projects in California
Navajo president criticizes NIGA for withdrawing from event
Cherokee Nation to break ground on new hotel with casino
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe reportedly operating casino at net loss
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