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Enterprise Rancheria celebrates major milestone at long-awaited casino

Enterprise Rancheria celebrates major milestone at long-awaited casino (February 14, 2019)

It's only taken 17 years but the Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria is finally going to open a casino.

Ho-Chunk Nation announces plans for expansion of gaming facility

Ho-Chunk Nation announces plans for expansion of gaming facility (February 5, 2019)

The Ho-Chunk Nation is looking to add a hotel, convention center and more gaming space to its facility in Madison, the capital of Wisconsin.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe asserts role in gaming talks in Massachusetts

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe asserts role in gaming talks in Massachusetts (January 28, 2019)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe wants to be at the table as regulators in Massachusetts address the future of gaming.

Wilton Rancheria scores another win in long-running fight over homelands

Wilton Rancheria scores another win in long-running fight over homelands (January 25, 2019)

Opponents of the Wilton Rancheria are on the losing end of yet another ruling in federal court.

Pamunkey Tribe clears first hurdle with bill to authorize casino under state law

Pamunkey Tribe clears first hurdle with bill to authorize casino under state law (January 21, 2019)

The Pamunkey Tribe is seeing initial success with efforts to open a casino in Virginia.

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.

Pamunkey Tribe willing to operate gaming facility under state law

Pamunkey Tribe willing to operate gaming facility under state law (January 16, 2019)

Facing a long wait for a casino in the federal system, the Pamunkey Tribe is opening the door to other gaming options.

'Like dropping a bomb': Nansemond Indian Nation bashes another tribe's casino plan

'Like dropping a bomb': Nansemond Indian Nation bashes another tribe's casino plan (January 14, 2019)

The newly recognized Nansemond Indian Nation isn't happy about another tribe's plan for a casino in Virginia.

Democrats opposed bill to protect homelands of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

Democrats opposed bill to protect homelands of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (January 11, 2019)

Democrats from Rhode Island are making it clear that they do not #StandWithMashpee or with a tribe in their own backyard.

Wilton Rancheria slated to break ground on long-awaited gaming facility

Wilton Rancheria slated to break ground on long-awaited gaming facility (January 9, 2019)

The Wilton Rancheria is looking forward to another big year of achievements in California.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes introduction of homelands legislation

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes introduction of homelands legislation (January 9, 2019)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is in danger of seeing its homelands taken out of trust for the first time since the termination era.

United Keetoowah Band dealt setback in pursuit of new casino

United Keetoowah Band dealt setback in pursuit of new casino (December 19, 2018)

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians has been forced to look elsewhere for economic opportunities in Oklahoma.

Pamunkey Tribe finds welcoming host community for potential casino

Pamunkey Tribe finds welcoming host community for potential casino (December 19, 2018)

The Pamunkey Tribe is in talks to host a $700 million development in the city of Norfolk, Virginia.

Comanche Nation loses bid to derail rival tribe's casino

Comanche Nation loses bid to derail rival tribe's casino (December 17, 2018)

The Comanche Nation has been turned away by yet another federal court as another tribe's gaming empire continues to grow.

Ho-Chunk Nation sees support for off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation sees support for off-reservation casino (December 13, 2018)

The Ho-Chunk Nation is moving forward with a $405 million development in Beloit, Wisconsin.

Public hearings set for two off-reservation casinos in Midwest

Public hearings set for two off-reservation casinos in Midwest (December 10, 2018)

The Midwest regional office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs is busy with off-reservation gaming projects.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe warns of losses due to stalled casino

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe warns of losses due to stalled casino (December 10, 2018)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is facing a bleak winter thanks to the Trump administration.

Pamunkey Tribe sees support for gaming development in Virginia

Pamunkey Tribe sees support for gaming development in Virginia (December 6, 2018)

According to a new poll, 64 percent of voters want to see the Pamunkey Tribe open a casino.

Tribes remain at odds over new gaming developments in Oregon

Tribes remain at odds over new gaming developments in Oregon (December 5, 2018)

The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe doesn't want the Coquille Tribe to open a new casino.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still working with backer of derailed casino

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still working with backer of derailed casino (December 4, 2018)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe isn't the only one reeling from the Trump administration's termination-era decisions.

Enterprise Rancheria sees progress on 'Hard Rock' development

Enterprise Rancheria sees progress on 'Hard Rock' development (November 29, 2018)

The Enterprise Rancheria and the Seminole Tribe are working together on a long-awaited casino in California.

Editorial: Don't let prejudice stand in the way of tribe

Editorial: Don't let prejudice stand in the way of tribe (November 29, 2018)

Prejudices and irrational fears from the past shouldn’t stand in the way of the Pamunkeys’ fight for a better future.

Pamunkey Tribe still working on casino plan after winning recognition

Pamunkey Tribe still working on casino plan after winning recognition (November 28, 2018)

The Pamunkey Tribe paid its annual treaty tribute to Virginia as planning continues for a casino.

Little River Band takes major step forward with casino bid

Little River Band takes major step forward with casino bid (November 26, 2018)

It's only taken three years but the Bureau of Indian Affairs is finally moving forward on an off-reservation casino in Michigan.

Ho-Chunk Nation prepares for public hearing on casino project

Ho-Chunk Nation prepares for public hearing on casino project (November 19, 2018)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is taking public comments on the proposed Ho-Chunk Nation casino in Wisconsin.

Ho-Chunk Nation takes step forward with off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation takes step forward with off-reservation casino (November 12, 2018)

The Ho-Chunk Nation's off-reservation casino is finally moving forward in a more politically-friendly environment in Wisconsin.

Cherokee Nation disputes disruption of sensitive sites at new casino

Cherokee Nation disputes disruption of sensitive sites at new casino (November 8, 2018)

A local artist who claims Cherokee ancestry is accusing the Cherokee Nation of acting in a 'non-Indian' way.

Wilton Rancheria secures approval of gaming management agreement

Wilton Rancheria secures approval of gaming management agreement (November 5, 2018)

The Wilton Rancheria is moving closer toward its goal of self-sufficiency.

Cow Creek Band no longer pursuing gaming partnership with Oregon

Cow Creek Band no longer pursuing gaming partnership with Oregon (November 1, 2018)

Two tribes remain locked in a long-running battle over gaming in Oregon.

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.

Those 'injuns': Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces racism in casino bid

Those 'injuns': Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces racism in casino bid (October 16, 2018)

The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe continues to face vehement opposition to a proposed casino.

A 'milestone': Tule River Tribe moves forward with casino plan

A 'milestone': Tule River Tribe moves forward with casino plan (September 26, 2018)

Comments are being accepted on the Tule River Tribe's casino impact study and a public meeting has been scheduled.

United Keetoowah Band cites local support for casino bid

United Keetoowah Band cites local support for casino bid (September 21, 2018)

The United Keetoowah Band is seeking to develop a 20,000 square-foot casino in Enid, Oklahoma.

Tule River Tribe takes major step forward with casino relocation plan

Tule River Tribe takes major step forward with casino relocation plan (September 20, 2018)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is finally releasing an environmental review for the Tule River Tribe's casino relocation project.

Comanche Nation heads to court to battle Chickasaw Nation casino

Comanche Nation heads to court to battle Chickasaw Nation casino (September 18, 2018)

The Comanche Nation says it wasn't consulted before the Chickasaw Nation acquired land for yet another casino.

United Keetoowah Band eyes casino amid questions about land

United Keetoowah Band eyes casino amid questions about land (September 17, 2018)

The United Keetoowah Band is proposing a casino amid questions about its homelands in northeastern Oklahoma.

Wilton Rancheria moves forward with gaming management agreement

Wilton Rancheria moves forward with gaming management agreement (September 13, 2018)

The Wilton Rancheria is working with a subsidiary of Boyd Gaming on a long-awaited casino in California.

Tohono O'odham Nation wins approval to restore more homelands

Tohono O'odham Nation wins approval to restore more homelands (September 11, 2018)

The Trump administration is facing fire for its tribal homelands decisions but not everything coming out of Washington looks bad for Indian Country.

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.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces opposition to homelands legislation

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces opposition to homelands legislation (September 5, 2018)

Politicians from Rhode Island are lining up against the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

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.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe wins approval for update to casino agreement

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe wins approval for update to casino agreement (August 17, 2018)

The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe secured approval for an updated casino agreement but not after some heated discussion.

New Bureau of Indian Affairs leader takes action on gaming

New Bureau of Indian Affairs leader takes action on gaming (August 16, 2018)

Tara Sweeney might have been kept out of view by the Trump administration but that doesn't mean she hasn't been working hard in Washington.

'It's monumental for me': Mechoopda Tribe wins local support for casino

'It's monumental for me': Mechoopda Tribe wins local support for casino (August 15, 2018)

After nearly two decades of battles, the Mechoopda Tribe has finally won local support for its long-delayed casino in California.

Lytton Band agrees to permanent ban on gaming as homelands bill awaits action

Lytton Band agrees to permanent ban on gaming as homelands bill awaits action (August 8, 2018)

The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians has agreed to a permanent ban on gaming on any land acquired in Sonoma County in California.

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.

Cherokee Nation and Quapaw Tribe spend big on casino push in Arkansas

Cherokee Nation and Quapaw Tribe spend big on casino push in Arkansas (July 17, 2018)

The Cherokee Nation and the Quapaw Tribe have spent more than $1.2 million to boost gaming efforts in Arkansas.

Tohono O'odham Nation acquires land next to casino but won't use it for gaming

Tohono O'odham Nation acquires land next to casino but won't use it for gaming (July 5, 2018)

The Tohono O'odham Nation is expanding the footprint around its once controversial casino in Arizona.

Enterprise Rancheria eyes 'Hard Rock Sacramento' after tribal homelands victory

Enterprise Rancheria eyes 'Hard Rock Sacramento' after tribal homelands victory (July 2, 2018)

The iconic Hard Rock brand could soon be coming to California's capital city thanks to a partnership between tribal nations.

'Economic self-sufficiency': Pamunkey Tribe pursues casino in Virginia

'Economic self-sufficiency': Pamunkey Tribe pursues casino in Virginia (June 14, 2018)

The Pamunkey Tribe is in for the long haul as it seeks land for a casino in Virginia.