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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.

Chukchansi Tribe picks leaders and hires new gaming commission

Chukchansi Tribe picks leaders and hires new gaming commission (October 5, 2015)

The election was aimed at resolving a leadership dispute that led to the closure of the Chukchansi Resort and Casino in northern California.

Chukchansi Tribe brings on former NIGC chairman Phil Hogen

Chukchansi Tribe brings on former NIGC chairman Phil Hogen (September 25, 2015)

The move comes after the tribe lost all three of its gaming regulators, along with the executive director of the gaming commission.

Tribes fighting each other in bid to block off-reservation casinos

Tribes fighting each other in bid to block off-reservation casinos (March 4, 2014)

In the past, off-reservation casino proposals drew opposition from local groups and members of Congress.

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe hosts    off-reservation casino meeting

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe hosts off-reservation casino meeting (August 21, 2013)

The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota hosted a meeting on Tuesday night to discuss its off-reservation casino. Only about 20 people showed up, The Aberdeen American News reported. But Phil Hogen, a former chairman of the National Indian...

Opinion: Some praise  for Phil Hogen for his tenure at the NIGC

Opinion: Some praise for Phil Hogen for his tenure at the NIGC (October 5, 2010)

"Forgive me, if you will, for tossing some praise out for Phil Hogen, an honest and honorable man who in stepping down after seven years of stewardship as head of the National Indian Gaming Commission was treated rather harshly for...

Former NIGC chairman singles out Oklahoma as lacking  regulation

Former NIGC chairman singles out Oklahoma as lacking regulation (August 2, 2010)

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NIGC to throw retirement party for Phil Hogen

NIGC to throw retirement party for Phil Hogen (September 25, 2009)

The National Indian Gaming Commission will throw one last party for outgoing Chairman Phil Hogen, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. After seven years on the job, Hogen is leaving the agency that regulates the $28...

Phil Hogen to step down as   chairman of NIGC

Phil Hogen to step down as chairman of NIGC (September 24, 2009)

Phil Hogen will step down as chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission on October 2, two sources told Indianz.Com. Hogen, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, has served on the NIGC since December 2002. He...

Hogen discusses off-reservation casino woes

Hogen discusses off-reservation casino woes (September 16, 2009)

The Obama administration will likely change policies and regulations affecting off-reservation gaming, the outgoing National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Phil Hogen said. Hogen said the Bush administration made it harder for tribes to acquire land away from existing reservations. Policies...

Hogen in  residence  for 'Fighting Sioux' college

Hogen in residence for 'Fighting Sioux' college (September 15, 2009)

National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Phil Hogen is the inaugural Distinguished Public Administrator in Residence at the University of North Dakota, noted for its controversial "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo. Hogen, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South...

NIGC's Hogen refutes tribes on regulation push

NIGC's Hogen refutes tribes on regulation push (August 21, 2009)

National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Phil Hogen says the agency isn't trying to rush new regulations without consulting tribes. Hogen says the NIGC is only in the early stages of a regulation affecting Minimum Internal Controls Standards, or MICS. He...

Fort Sill Apache Tribe seeks delay in casino fight

Fort Sill Apache Tribe seeks delay in casino fight (July 27, 2009)

TheFort Sill Apache Tribe is asking the National Indian Gaming Commission not to take further action on its casino in New Mexico until President Barack Obama can put his mark on the agency. The tribe plans to appeal a notice...

NIGC: Tribal gaming revenues grew by 2.3 percent

NIGC: Tribal gaming revenues grew by 2.3 percent (June 3, 2009)

Tribal casino revenues, 1998-2008. Source: National Indian Gaming Commission. Tribal casinos took in $26.7 billion in 2008, an increase of 2.3 percent, the National Indian Gaming Commission reported today. Chairman Phil Hogen announced the figures at the North American...

NIGC's Hogen, Rep. Cole at gaming conference

NIGC's Hogen, Rep. Cole at gaming conference (June 1, 2009)

National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Phil Hogen and Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), the only Native American in Congress, are scheduled to appear at the North American Gaming Regulators Association Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Hogen will talk about...

NIGC's Hogen not drawing up post-1934 tribes list

NIGC's Hogen not drawing up post-1934 tribes list (April 29, 2009)

The National Indian Gaming Commission is not compiling a list of tribes that were recognized after 1934, Chairman Phil Hogen said on Tuesday. Hogen, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, of South Dakota, spoke of the need for such...

NIGC compiling list of post-1934 recognized tribes

NIGC compiling list of post-1934 recognized tribes (April 28, 2009)

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, the National Indian Gaming Commission is drawing up a list of tribes that gained federal recognition after 1934. The decision restricts the land-into-trust process to tribes that...

NIGC's Hogen still advocating for Class II gaming fix

NIGC's Hogen still advocating for Class II gaming fix (April 20, 2009)

Phil Hogen, the Bush administration chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission, says Congress needs to address the "lack of clarity" in the Class II gaming market. Hogen, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, says tribes...

NIGC asked to wait for Obama before taking action

NIGC asked to wait for Obama before taking action (January 14, 2009)

Two members of Congress from Oklahoma are asking the National Indian Gaming Commission not to take any action affecting Class II gaming until president-elect Barack Obama comes on board. Rep. Dan Boren (D) and Rep. Tom Cole (R) are worried...

Daughter of NIGC chair works for casino developer

Daughter of NIGC chair works for casino developer (September 22, 2008)

The daughter of National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Phil Hogen is working for a developer that wants to build a casino for the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes, The Oklahoman reports. Vanya Hogen was hired by the Alan Wayne Company for...

NIGC denies 'conspiracy' on Class II regulations

NIGC denies 'conspiracy' on Class II regulations (August 11, 2008)

National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Phil Hogen is rejecting criticism that he is trying to make changes in the Class II industry without going through the regulatory process. In June, Hogen withdrew two controversial regulations affecting classification standards and definitions...

Hogen expects to be back at work next week

Hogen expects to be back at work next week (February 21, 2008)

National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Phil Hogen plans to return to work next week after suffering a mild stroke. Hogen, 63, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, was at his home in South Dakota when the incident happened. After...