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Tribes in Texas take a big step forward for their inherent sovereignty

Tribes in Texas take a big step forward for their inherent sovereignty (July 24, 2019)

A bill recognizing the inherent rights of two tribes in Texas is slated for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe continues to fight for gaming rights

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe continues to fight for gaming rights (July 17, 2019)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe plans to appeal a judge's decision that places construction of a long-awaited casino under local jurisdiction.

Nooksack Tribe gets back into Class III gaming with updated compact

Nooksack Tribe gets back into Class III gaming with updated compact (July 11, 2019)

The Nooksack Tribe is getting back into the Class III gaming industry after a nearly four-year absence.

House committee advances bill recognizing sovereign rights of tribes in Texas

House committee advances bill recognizing sovereign rights of tribes in Texas (June 21, 2019)

A bipartisan bill placing two tribes in Texas on the same footing as just about every other Indian nation when it comes to gaming is moving forward.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe told to seek local permits to build casino

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe told to seek local permits to build casino (June 20, 2019)

Despite winning a landmark sovereignty case, the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is being forced to seek local approval to construct a building that will house a Class II gaming facility.

'You were right and I was wrong': Judge concedes to Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe

'You were right and I was wrong': Judge concedes to Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe (May 31, 2019)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe was back in court to defend its sovereignty amid opposition to a long-delayed gaming facility.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe pushes back opening date of long-awaited casino

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe pushes back opening date of long-awaited casino (May 29, 2019)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is heading back to court to defend its sovereignty.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe back in court to defend gaming rights

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe back in court to defend gaming rights (May 6, 2019)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is being forced to defend its sovereignty again.

National Indian Gaming Commission publishes list of tribes with approved ordinances

National Indian Gaming Commission publishes list of tribes with approved ordinances (April 4, 2019)

According to federal regulators, 290 tribes across the nation have approved Class III gaming ordinances.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe starts construction on long-awaited gaming facility

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe starts construction on long-awaited gaming facility (February 25, 2019)

After years of legal and political debates, the Aquinnah Cliffs Casino is finally a reality.

Pokagon Band shares $1.56 million with hosts of casino in Indiana

Pokagon Band shares $1.56 million with hosts of casino in Indiana (January 17, 2019)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is helping the community as it celebrates a gaming milestone.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe aims to open casino in the summer

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe aims to open casino in the summer (December 12, 2018)

Details remain scarce about the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and its long-awaited casino in Massachusetts.

Coquille Tribe questions governor's push to expand gaming options

Coquille Tribe questions governor's push to expand gaming options (October 29, 2018)

The Coquille Tribe is wondering why Gov. Kate Brown (D), who is running for her first full term in office, wants to expand the Oregon Lottery.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe continues work on gaming project

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe continues work on gaming project (October 17, 2018)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is working with the Chickasaw Nation on a long-awaited casino.

Trump administration supports sovereignty for tribes in Texas

Trump administration supports sovereignty for tribes in Texas (September 14, 2018)

Two tribes whose casinos are being threatened with closure are getting a big assist from Washington.

Tribes once again ask Congress to recognize sovereign rights in Texas

Tribes once again ask Congress to recognize sovereign rights in Texas (September 10, 2018)

The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and the Tigua Tribe are being denied rights most others in Indian Country take for granted.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe solidifying plans for long-awaited casino

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe solidifying plans for long-awaited casino (September 10, 2018)

With the Chickasaw Nation as a partner, the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is looking at a $12 million investment in its first casino.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe lands big partner for gaming project

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe lands big partner for gaming project (August 22, 2018)

Though plans remain in development, the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is serious about Indian gaming.

Federal gaming agency takes action on once controversial regulations

Federal gaming agency takes action on once controversial regulations (August 10, 2018)

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.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe still working on casino after court victory

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe still working on casino after court victory (July 20, 2018)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe hasn't opened a casino this summer as planned but gaming is still on the agenda.

Pokagon Band announces poker room after favorable opinion from federal regulators

Pokagon Band announces poker room after favorable opinion from federal regulators (July 10, 2018)

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

Pamunkey Tribe partners with billionaire developer in push for casino

Pamunkey Tribe partners with billionaire developer in push for casino (April 25, 2018)

The recently recognized Pamunkey Tribe is working with a billionaire developer as it seeks to open the first casino in Virginia, an endeavor characterized by numerous hurdles.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe moves forward with Class II gaming facility

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe moves forward with Class II gaming facility (January 11, 2018)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe won't be using a community center for a new casino but gaming plans are still moving forward in Massachusetts.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation clashes with state over 'bingo' machines

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation clashes with state over 'bingo' machines (November 21, 2017)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the state of Connecticut are in a disagreement over the status of new 'bingo' machines.

Tigua Tribe hit with a new lawsuit over gaming operation in Texas

Tigua Tribe hit with a new lawsuit over gaming operation in Texas (June 9, 2017)

The Tigua Tribe is offering games that violate state law, officials in Texas allege in a new lawsuit.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe must wait to restart work on casino

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe must wait to restart work on casino (May 23, 2017)

The tribe's legal victory is on hold while opponents ask the nation's highest court to intervene.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe back in court to defend modest casino

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe back in court to defend modest casino (May 11, 2017)

Naskila Gaming offers Class II games, which are normally out of the state's reach, but officials in Texas are asserting jurisdiction at the facility.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe must keep fighting despite gaming win

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe must keep fighting despite gaming win (April 21, 2017)

Casino opponents are preparing to take the case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Aquinnah Wampanaog Tribe scores major win in sovereignty case

Aquinnah Wampanaog Tribe scores major win in sovereignty case (April 11, 2017)

In a unanimous decision, a federal appeals court confirmed that the tribe can use its reservation in Massachusetts for a modest casino.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe defends right to use land for gaming

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe defends right to use land for gaming (December 7, 2016)

A federal appeals court heard arguments in a dispute between the tribe and the state of Massachusetts.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe elects new chair amid gaming fight

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe elects new chair amid gaming fight (November 22, 2016)

A federal appeals court is hearing arguments in a dispute between the tribe and the state of Massachusetts.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe gets court date in gaming lawsuit

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe gets court date in gaming lawsuit (October 26, 2016)

The tribe wants to open a Class II gaming facility on its reservation but the state of Massachusetts is opposed.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe faces legal fight over modest casino

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe faces legal fight over modest casino (October 25, 2016)

Naskila Gaming continues to draw notable crowds but the state of Texas contends it's illegal.

Residents worried about potential Class II facility on Indian allotment in Oklahoma

Residents worried about potential Class II facility on Indian allotment in Oklahoma (October 19, 2016)

Steve Bruner, a citizen of the Muscogee Nation, isn't ruling out gaming as he plans a dance hall and restaurant on his land.

Grand Ronde Tribes still working on plans at former racetrack

Grand Ronde Tribes still working on plans at former racetrack (September 21, 2016)

Has a public relations firm spilled the beans on a new tribal gaming facility in Oregon?

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe shares economic impact of new casino

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe shares economic impact of new casino (September 19, 2016)

The tribe is seeking to generate support for its Class II facility amid a legal battle with the state of Texas.

State admits destroying records in Tohono O'odham Nation fight

State admits destroying records in Tohono O'odham Nation fight (September 15, 2016)

An attorney for the state of Arizona said rival tribes were interested in 'keeping things secret.'

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe back in court to defend gaming rights

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe back in court to defend gaming rights (August 17, 2016)

The state of Texas is once again trying to shut down a gaming facility on the reservation.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe sees more crowds at casino as court fight looms

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe sees more crowds at casino as court fight looms (August 15, 2016)

The state of Texas is seeking to shut down Naskila Entertainment, a Class II facility on the reservation.

Poarch Creeks keep eye on lottery that could lead to Class III gaming

Poarch Creeks keep eye on lottery that could lead to Class III gaming (August 5, 2016)

Alabama could finally get a lottery and the tribe could finally get a Class III gaming compact.

Arizona tribes send fewer gaming revenues to state in last quarter

Arizona tribes send fewer gaming revenues to state in last quarter (August 3, 2016)

The state's top gaming official is trying to blame the drop on the Tohono O'odham Nation without acknowledging his role in creating the situation.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe sees state's opposition to Class II casino

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe sees state's opposition to Class II casino (August 1, 2016)

The state of Texas has finally broken its silence on the Naskila Entertainment facility on the tribe's reservation.

Texas won't comment on new Alabama-Coushatta Tribe casino

Texas won't comment on new Alabama-Coushatta Tribe casino (June 15, 2016)

Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) isn't showing his cards even as the state tries to limit another tribe's gaming rights.

Coquille Tribe economic data outlines impacts on existing casinos

Coquille Tribe economic data outlines impacts on existing casinos (June 9, 2016)

Tribal casinos in Oregon and southern California are expected to see a decline in revenues if the Bureau of Indian Affairs approves the new development.

Cayuga Nation wins ruling in dispute over local anti-gaming law

Cayuga Nation wins ruling in dispute over local anti-gaming law (June 2, 2016)

The tribe sued to protect a Class II gaming facility in the village of Union Springs, New York.

Tigua Tribe loses decision to offer Class II games on reservation

Tigua Tribe loses decision to offer Class II games on reservation (June 2, 2016)

A federal judge has cast significant doubt on the Obama administration's interpretation of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe offers gaming options closer to home

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe offers gaming options closer to home (May 26, 2016)

The tribe is promoting the new Naskila Entertainment as a 'closer' destination for patrons who might otherwise go to Louisiana.

Little Traverse Bay Bands open doors to Class II gaming facility

Little Traverse Bay Bands open doors to Class II gaming facility (May 25, 2016)

The 5,000 square-foot Odawa Casino in Mackinaw City, Michigan, features 120 electronic gaming machines.

Coquille Tribe awaits environmental review for gaming project

Coquille Tribe awaits environmental review for gaming project (May 24, 2016)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs appears to be making progress but has fallen behind on its anticipated schedule.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe opens Class II facility on reservation

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe opens Class II facility on reservation (May 18, 2016)

The 15,000 square-foot Naskila Entertainment in Livingston, Texas, offers 365 Class II games and features a full-service restaurant.