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Former Seneca Nation gaming executive pleads in land case
Bergal Mitchell III admitted he took $338,000 from a fraudulent land purchase.
Quapaw Tribe blames non-Indian track in Arkansas for opposition
Local officials have raised concerns about a casino even though Chairman John Berrey has repeatedly insisted there aren't plans for one.
9th Circuit sides with Big Lagoon Rancheria in gaming site dispute
By a unanimous vote, an en banc panel of the court rejected all of the challenges raised by the state of California.
BIA confirms Soboba Band can put casino at newly acquired site
The tribe spent nearly eight years trying to get the 410-acre site placed in trust.
Tejon Tribe plans to negotiate agreement with county for casino
Chairwoman Kathryn Morgan warned that the process will take at least two years, if not longer, to complete.
Soboba Band still working on plan to relocate casino to new site
It only took nearly eight years, but the Bureau of Indian Affairs has finally approved a land-into-trust application for the southern California tribe.
Quapaw Tribe looks to dispel concerns about casino in Arkansas
Chairman John Berrey said the tribe's land-into-trust application for an ancestral site is about cultural preservation, not gaming.
Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Graton Rancheria casino
A group called the Stop the Casino 101 sued Gov. Jerry Brown (D), but not the tribe, for signing a Class III gaming compact.
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe buys properties next to casino
The tribe will start a planning process but won't use the land for gaming. A land-into-trust application won't be filed either.
Homeowner group raises fears of casino from Miccosukee Tribe
The tribe has no plans to convert the Miccosukee Golf and Country Club into a casino but that hasn't stopped the opposition.
Quapaw Tribe still facing questions about casino in Arkansas
Chairman John Berrey has insisted a casino is not in the works for ancestral land in Little Rock, the state capital.
Editorial: State needs assurances from Quapaw Tribe on gaming
The tribe has no plans for a casino in Central Arkansas, so why not put a conservation easement on the 160 acres?
Quapaw Tribe aims to dispel concerns about casino in Arkansas
Chairman John Berrey has been meeting with local officials to discuss the tribe's land-into-trust application.
Kansas seeks injunction to stop Quapaw Tribe gaming expansion
Individual tribal leaders, including Chairman John Berrey, have been added to the state's lawsuit as defendants.
Quapaw Tribe faces opposition over possible casino in Arkansas
Some local officials want the tribe to state that it won't use the land in Little Rock for gaming but that wouldn't necessarily bar a casino in the future.
Quapaw Tribe did not include casino on land-into-trust request
Chairman John Berrey told the Bureau of Indian Affairs that there are no plans to change the use of the land.
Quapaw Tribe insists a casino isn't focus of Arkansas land plan
The tribe has filed a land-into-trust application for 160 acres of its former reservation.
Quapaw Tribe faces opposition to potential casino in Arkansas
The mayor of Little Rock is among those who are questioning whether a casino is right for the area.
Quapaw Tribe open to casino on historic homeland in Arkansas
The tribe still needs to clear the land-into-trust process and would need to negotiate a Class III gaming compact.
Cowlitz Tribe eager to start work on long-delayed casino project
The tribe's 152-acre reservation was placed in trust earlier this week.
Cowlitz Tribe celebrates as BIA finally puts gaming site in trust
Opponents -- including a rival tribe with an existing casino -- are still in court trying to stop the project.
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe involved in video gaming project in Georgia
The Louisiana-based tribe paid $6 million for a site in DeKalb County, Georgia.
Redding Rancheria gets a second shot for casino at a larger site
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a mixed victory to the northern California tribe.
9th Circuit rules in dispute over Redding Rancheria gaming site
The tribe has offered to close its existing casino and move operations to a larger site.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe acquires land adjacent to casino site
The tribe paid $1.1 million for eight parcels totaling 17 acres.
Quapaw Tribe to expand gaming facility into ancestral territory
The tribe has secured a favorable land determination from the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Navajo president signs bill to acquire land near gaming facility
The tribe is buying about 67 acres in New Mexico for $980,000 plus closing costs and expenses.
Coquille Tribe still waiting for BIA on off-reservation casino
The tribe plans to open a $26 million Class II facility in Medford, Oregon.
Eastern Shawnee Tribe considers casino at ancestral Ohio site
Chief Glenda Wallace said development options will be discussed with the local community.
BIA wants views on Los Coyotes Band off-reservation casino
The agency is working on the land-into-trust application and the environmental impact statement for the project.
Lac Vieux Desert Band eyes off-reservation casino at ski resort
Plans are in the preliminary stages but would include a hotel.
Benton Paiute Tribe said to be interested in land swap for casino
Plans are still in the preliminary stages but could involve a land swap with the U.S. Forest Service.
Lytton Band might purchase property next to gaming facility
The tribe's general counsel, however, said there are no plans to expand the casino.
9th Circuit poses tough questions in Big Lagoon casino case
The judges criticized the state for waiting more than a decade to challenge the status of land placed in trust for the tribe in 1994.
Audio: SCIA takes up bill to bar Tohono O'odham Nation casino
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) clashed repeatedly at the hearing.
House passes bill to shield Gun Lake Tribe casino from litigation
The bill can now be sent to President Barack Obama for his signature with the goal of ending a lawsuit that one lawmaker described as 'frivolous.'
9th Circuit takes up Big Lagoon Rancheria gaming land dispute
Tribes across the nation are closely watching the case out of fear it will lead to more litigation over trust land acquisitions that were finalized years ago.
9th Circuit to broadcast arguments in Big Lagoon casino dispute
The case is being closely watched throughout Indian Country.
Leader of Graton Rancheria still upset with price of land for casino
The tribe paid $100 million for the 297-acre site and is repaying its gaming partner for the land.
Judge upset with lack of movement in Gun Lake Tribe gaming case
A federal judge expressed frustration with a non-Indian landowner who wants a monetary payment in connection with the casino owned by the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians.
Cherokee Nation seeks trust status for new casino and hotel resort
The Cherokee Nation will relocate one of its casinos as part of a $170 million development.
Judge schedules hearing in Gun Lake Tribe's gaming land litigation
The hearing comes two years after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Salazar v. Patchak.
Cherokee Nation announces $170M casino and retail development
The Cherokee Springs Plaza will include a casino, two hotels, retail, office space and a convention center on 150-acres in Tahlequah.
Tribes closely watching Big Lagoon Rancheria casino land dispute
Tribes, tribal organizations and the Department of Justice have submitted briefs in hopes of preventing land acquisitions from being challenged long after they have been finalized.
9th Circuit sets oral arguments in Big Lagoon Rancheria dispute
Tribes across the nation are closely watching the case out of fear it will open the doors to even more litigation over trust land acquisitions
Local leaders talk Tohono O'odham Nation casino controversy
Spokane Tribe partners with Hard Rock for off-reservation casino
Sault Tribe protected by sovereign immunity in casino dispute
Pojoaque Pueblo at critical juncture with Class III gaming deal
BIA releases scoping report for Coquille Tribe Class II facility
Choctaw Nation Trial
Former Choctaw Nation official sentenced in casino fraud case
Judge weighs sentence in Choctaw Nation casino fraud case
Last defendant to be sentenced for Choctaw Nation casino fraud
FBI agent discusses probe in Choctaw Nation casino fraud case
Former Choctaw Nation employee plans appeal in criminal case
Choctaw Nation releases statement after guilty verdict
A culture of corruption 'permeated the Choctaw Nation'
Trial winds down with final testimony of former employee
Leader of Choctaw Nation faces tough questions in fraud trial
Former leader of Choctaw Nation testifies in criminal trial
Anticipation builds for testimony of Choctaw Nation leaders
Trial exposes fraud against Choctaw Nation for gaming project
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