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Chairman Reggie Lewis said the tribe doesn't need regulators right now because there's no activity to regulate at the shuttered Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino.


Chairman Vincent Armenta said the tribe's reservation is indeed a reservation despite claims from an opposition group.


The tribe's casino has been closed for six months as 15 people who were involved in a confrontation there face charges in state court.


An opposition group claims the casino site was never placed in trust and is not part of the tribe's reservation.


A disenrollment dispute -- and its effect on per capita payments -- appear to be at the heart of an inter-tribal struggle that has kept the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino closed for six months.


Rival factions of the tribe were staking out the casino but the sheriff and his deputies kept the peace, according to the U.S. Attorney for Eastern California.


Gov. Jerry Brown (D) takes a big step back after two off-reservation casinos he approved ran into major opposition.


The state won't negotiate another Class III gaming compact so the tribe is in federal court in hopes of compelling talks.


The tribal gaming industry grew just 0.5 percent in 2013, according to the new edition of Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report.


Chairman Vincent Armenta wonders why the Danish ambassador to the U.S. didn't reach out to his people directly.


Wine industry groups and local officials are stoking fears of a casino that hasn't been announced or confirmed.


The tribe's plan for an off-reservation casino was shot down by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 2002.


The tribe claims Gov. Jerry Brown (D) won't negotiate in good faith after voters rejected a compact last November.


The Danish ambassador to the United States had appeared to question the presence of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.


The tribe is down to about 900 members and critics say one leader wants to cut the rolls even further.


The Danish ambassador to the United States set off a minor diplomatic crisis.


The Lake County Sheriff presented a certificate of appreciation to the tribe and the casino for their assistance.


Gary Edward Kovall, the tribe's former general counsel, received two years for illegally steering casino contracts.


The tribe paid up front to use the 2.5-acre site for 20 years.


A draft environmental impact statement could be issued sometime this summer.


The county won out in a dispute over the cost of law enforcement services.


More than 1,000 people were put out of work when the casino closed as a result of an internal leadership dispute.


Authorizing and regulating Internet poker in California is the only way to provide security and safety.


The project will be finished in time for the busy Memorial Day weekend.


The final environmental impact statement was published in April 2014.


Internet poker was a big topic at the Western Indian Gaming Conference this week.


A federal judge said it was 'reasonable' to withhold checks from people whose enrollment status is being questioned.


This year's event is being hosted by the Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians.


Reggie Lewis and Nancy Ayala say they have been recognized as the rightful leaders.


The tribe's casino is the largest employer in Amador County.


The Table Mountain Rancheria, the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians and the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians oppose the new development.


The so-called unification council plans to submit an agreement to the National Indian Gaming Commission.


Rival factions continue to duke it out in federal court as their casino remains closed.


The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a mixed victory to the northern California tribe.


The tribe has offered to close its existing casino and move operations to a larger site.


The Elem Colony and the Koi Nation had submitted separate bids to open a casino on Mare Island in Vallejo.


California boasts having the nation’s largest gambling industry with American Indian casinos, card rooms, race tracks and the lottery generating net revenues of roughly $10.4 billion a year.


The Chukchansi Tribe went to court to try and stop the rival casino from moving forward.


The tribe could spend up to $200 million on its hotel in the Bay Area.


Writer claims tribal casinos in California are unfairly competing with non-Indian facilities in neighboring Nevada.


A court hearing is scheduled for February as the casino remains closed for another month.


The state is home to the largest number of tribal gaming facilities -- more than 100 and growing.


More than 1,000 people have been put out of work.


California newspaper doesn't think the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians should be able to open an off-reservation casino due to voter opposition.


John McGinnis, who serves on the tribal council, will take over at the end of January 2015.

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