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Deadline approaches in tribal gaming compact dispute in Oklahoma

Deadline approaches in tribal gaming compact dispute in Oklahoma (December 4, 2019)

Do Oklahoma's Class III gaming compacts expire at the end of the month? Tribes might soon find out.

Tohono O'odham Nation prepares for opening of permanent casino

Tohono O'odham Nation prepares for opening of permanent casino (November 27, 2019)

The Tohono O'odham Nation will be hiring up to 1,300 people for its casino near Arizona's biggest city.

Pamunkey Tribe asserts rights after release of gaming study

Pamunkey Tribe asserts rights after release of gaming study (November 25, 2019)

A new gaming study is warning of the pitfalls of awarding exclusive casino licenses to tribal nations.

National Indian Gaming Commission gains a new leader for the Trump era

National Indian Gaming Commission gains a new leader for the Trump era (November 25, 2019)

The National Indian Gaming Commission has a Republican-chosen chairman for the first time in nearly a decade.

Enterprise Rancheria debuts long-awaited 'Hard Rock' casino

Enterprise Rancheria debuts long-awaited 'Hard Rock' casino (November 18, 2019)

With a customary guitar smash, the Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria opened a casino in partnership with the Seminole Tribe's well-known Hard Rock brand.

Seneca Nation on the hook for $256 million in gaming payments

Seneca Nation on the hook for $256 million in gaming payments (November 12, 2019)

It looks like the Seneca Nation will have to fork over $256 million in gaming revenues to the state of New York.

Tule River Tribe gains federal approval to move casino

Tule River Tribe gains federal approval to move casino (November 5, 2019)

The Trump administration says the Tule River Tribe can move its casino to a new site but the governor of California must agree too.

Agua Caliente Band breaks ground on third gaming facility

Agua Caliente Band breaks ground on third gaming facility (November 5, 2019)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians will open another casino in southern California after winning approval from the federal government.

Pokagon Band negotiates historic Class III gaming compact in Indiana

Pokagon Band negotiates historic Class III gaming compact in Indiana (November 4, 2019)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians continues to plan big for its gaming facility in Indiana.

Tribes and state of Oklahoma remain far apart when it comes to gaming

Tribes and state of Oklahoma remain far apart when it comes to gaming (October 29, 2019)

Tribes have already shared over $1.2 billion in gaming revenues with Oklahoma but the state wants a lot more.

Wilton Rancheria secures victory in homelands case

Wilton Rancheria secures victory in homelands case (October 8, 2019)

The Wilton Rancheria is celebrating after a federal judge sided with the tribe and the federal government in a homelands case.

Pamunkey Tribe keeps options open in pursuit of $700 million casino

Pamunkey Tribe keeps options open in pursuit of $700 million casino (September 27, 2019)

The recently recognized Pamunkey Tribe is moving forward with a $700 million gaming resort in Virginia.

Oklahoma turns to private law firm for help with tribal gaming compacts

Oklahoma turns to private law firm for help with tribal gaming compacts (September 16, 2019)

The state of Oklahoma is relying on outside legal expertise as it seeks to negotiate new Class III gaming compacts with tribes despite major disagreements about the upcoming talks.

Scotts Valley Band sues Trump administration over homelands decision

Scotts Valley Band sues Trump administration over homelands decision (August 29, 2019)

The Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians is in court to defend plans for a casino in the Bay Area of California.

Agua Caliente Band moves forward with plans for third gaming facility

Agua Caliente Band moves forward with plans for third gaming facility (August 28, 2019)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is seeking to open a third casino on land contiguous to the reservation.

Richard Velky: Schaghticoke Tribal Nation left behind once again

Richard Velky: Schaghticoke Tribal Nation left behind once again (August 26, 2019)

When it comes to gaming, the same old tribes play the same old tune in Connecticut.

Shawnee Tribe announces September 12 opening date for long-awaited casino

Shawnee Tribe announces September 12 opening date for long-awaited casino (August 26, 2019)

It took more than a decade but the Shawnee Tribe is finally ready to debut the Golden Mesa Casino.

Enterprise Rancheria getting closer to debut of long-awaited casino

Enterprise Rancheria getting closer to debut of long-awaited casino (August 14, 2019)

The Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria is getting ready to welcome guests to its Hard Rock development in California.

Tejon Tribe wins approval for intergovernmental agreement with county

Tejon Tribe wins approval for intergovernmental agreement with county (August 14, 2019)

The future continues to look bright for the Tejon Tribe, just a few years after being restored to federal recognition.

Non-Indian gaming company sues Trump administration over tribal agreements

Non-Indian gaming company sues Trump administration over tribal agreements (August 7, 2019)

A non-Indian company is still trying to derail the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Chemehuevi Tribe looks to revive plan for off-reservation casino

Chemehuevi Tribe looks to revive plan for off-reservation casino (July 31, 2019)

The Chemehuevi Tribe is eyeing an off-reservation casino in California as it completes work on a new facility.

Senate panel moves quickly on Trump nominee for National Indian Gaming Commission

Senate panel moves quickly on Trump nominee for National Indian Gaming Commission (July 29, 2019)

Sequoyah Simermeyer is well on his way to becoming the first Republican-chosen leader of the National Indian Gaming Commission in more than a decade.

RECAP: National Indian Gaming Commission nominee outlines vision in Trump era

RECAP: National Indian Gaming Commission nominee outlines vision in Trump era (July 25, 2019)

National Indian Gaming Commission nominee Sequoyah Simermeyer sidestepped two major issues at a sparsely-attended confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill.

'There was no substance': Ryan Zinke claims exoneration in Indian gaming scandal

'There was no substance': Ryan Zinke claims exoneration in Indian gaming scandal (July 23, 2019)

The former leader of the Department of the Interior is telling the media and energy interests that he's been cleared of wrongdoing.

President Trump's Indian gaming pick up for confirmation hearing

President Trump's Indian gaming pick up for confirmation hearing (July 23, 2019)

Donald Trump was openly hostile to tribes when he was in the casino business. Now he gets to pick the federal official overseeing the Indian gaming industry.

Wilton Rancheria remains optimistic for long-awaited casino

Wilton Rancheria remains optimistic for long-awaited casino (July 16, 2019)

The Wilton Rancheria continues to plan for a late 2020 opening for its casino amid ongoing litigation filed by opponents in California.

'We are thrilled': Spokane Tribe prevails in challenge to new casino

'We are thrilled': Spokane Tribe prevails in challenge to new casino (July 15, 2019)

The Spokane Tribe has rebuffed a rival Indian nation's lawsuit.

Tejon Tribe awaits next steps for $600 million Hard Rock gaming project

Tejon Tribe awaits next steps for $600 million Hard Rock gaming project (July 11, 2019)

The Tejon Tribe is seeking local support in its journey toward self-sufficiency.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe seeks agreement for potential new gaming facility

Pascua Yaqui Tribe seeks agreement for potential new gaming facility (July 9, 2019)

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe might open a third gaming facility in Arizona with the support of the local community.

Virginia enters new era with gaming devices resembling slot machines

Virginia enters new era with gaming devices resembling slot machines (July 8, 2019)

Non-Indian facilities in Virginia are now offering bets on 'historical' horse races -- on devices that look and feel a lot like slot machines.

Redding Rancheria seeks approval to move casino to new site

Redding Rancheria seeks approval to move casino to new site (June 11, 2019)

The Redding Rancheria is making progress on long-running plans to relocate its casino to a bigger site in northern California.

Seneca Nation challenges $256 million gaming award after appeal to Trump falters

Seneca Nation challenges $256 million gaming award after appeal to Trump falters (June 10, 2019)

After sharing $1.4 billion in gaming revenues with the state of New York, the Seneca Nation is saying no more.

Tejon Tribe lines up big partner for long-awaited gaming development

Tejon Tribe lines up big partner for long-awaited gaming development (June 4, 2019)

The Tejon Tribe continues to make progress on a casino in central California.

Tule River Tribe takes another step toward relocation of casino

Tule River Tribe takes another step toward relocation of casino (May 31, 2019)

The Tule River Tribe is getting closer to a decision from the Trump administration.

Ho-Chunk Nation makes major progress on off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation makes major progress on off-reservation casino (May 31, 2019)

The Ho-Chunk Nation is getting closer to a decision on a long-awaited gaming project in Wisconsin.

Comanche Nation 'disappointed' with end to dispute over rival tribal casino

Comanche Nation 'disappointed' with end to dispute over rival tribal casino (May 30, 2019)

The Comanche Nation has hit the end of the road with its challenge to another tribe's casino.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sues Trump administration over stalled casino

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sues Trump administration over stalled casino (May 29, 2019)

Is a prominent Republican lawmaker from California holding back the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe?

Open Secrets: Lobbyists rely on Trump administration to block tribal projects

Open Secrets: Lobbyists rely on Trump administration to block tribal projects (May 23, 2019)

Non-Indian interests have hired lobbyists close to President Donald Trump in hopes of derailing tribes. The strategy appears to be working.

Catawba Nation continues to see opposition to casino on homelands

Catawba Nation continues to see opposition to casino on homelands (May 21, 2019)

From religious groups to a rival tribe, the Catawba Nation is facing hurdles as it pursues a casino in North Carolina.

Catawba Nation asks Congress to fulfill promise in land claim settlement

Catawba Nation asks Congress to fulfill promise in land claim settlement (May 3, 2019)

The Catawba Nation is still seeking a brighter future, nearly three decades after settling its land claim against the United States.

Tejon Tribe finally sees action on long-awaited gaming development

Tejon Tribe finally sees action on long-awaited gaming development (May 2, 2019)

It's taking longer than expected but the Tejon Tribe is inching closer to a casino in California.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes movement on bill to protect homelands

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes movement on bill to protect homelands (May 2, 2019)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is seeing progress on a bill to protect its reservation from being taken out of trust.

Seneca Nation seeks federal review after losing $256 million arbitration ruling

Seneca Nation seeks federal review after losing $256 million arbitration ruling (April 22, 2019)

With hundreds of millions of dollars on the table, the Seneca Nation wants the Trump administration to review its gaming compact.

Catawba Nation homelands bill slated for first hearing on Capitol Hill

Catawba Nation homelands bill slated for first hearing on Capitol Hill (April 22, 2019)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will take testimony on a bill that paves the way for a Catawba Nation casino in North Carolina.

New Interior leader had 'absolutely nothing to do with' stalled tribal casino

New Interior leader had 'absolutely nothing to do with' stalled tribal casino (April 17, 2019)

David Bernhardt gets credit for doing a lot at the Department of the Interior. Except when it might get him into trouble.

Comanche Nation asks Supreme Court to hear dispute over rival tribe's casino

Comanche Nation asks Supreme Court to hear dispute over rival tribe's casino (April 8, 2019)

The Comanche Nation is trying to keep a dispute over a new Chickasaw Nation casino alive in the court system.

Catawba Nation faces more opposition to homelands bill thanks to Eastern Cherokees

Catawba Nation faces more opposition to homelands bill thanks to Eastern Cherokees (April 3, 2019)

Two tribes continue to battle about who has the right to engage in gaming in North Carolina.

Tribes win decision over millions of dollars in revenues demanded by New Mexico

Tribes win decision over millions of dollars in revenues demanded by New Mexico (April 2, 2019)

A federal judge has sided with six tribes in a dispute over more than $60 million in gaming revenues in New Mexico.

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate wins approval of new gaming compact

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate wins approval of new gaming compact (April 1, 2019)

The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate will be able to offer up to 1,000 slot machines thanks to a new agreement.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits action on bill to keep reservation in trust

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits action on bill to keep reservation in trust (March 28, 2019)

A bill to protect the homelands of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues to generate controversy on Capitol Hill.