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Coquille Tribe awaits environmental review for gaming project
The Bureau of Indian Affairs appears to be making progress but has fallen behind on its anticipated schedule.
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation still interested in developing casino
The band just won approval for an urban reserve and Chief Marcel Moody remains hopeful about gaming in Thompson, Manitoba.
Cloverdale Rancheria excited to move forward with casino plan
The Bureau of Indian Affairs will 'immediately' place 61.83 acres in trust for the California tribe.
Supreme Court takes up petition in Seneca Nation land case again
After delaying action on a petition filed by casino opponents, the justices are due to consider a case that questions the legality of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in New York.
Supreme Court delays action on Seneca Nation gaming land case
Without explanation, the justices delayed the consideration of a petition that questions whether the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino is legal.
Supreme Court considers petition in Seneca Nation casino dispute
Opponents have been questioning the legality of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, for years.
Cloverdale Rancheria might downsize plan for long-awaited casino
The process took so long that a nearby tribe opened a casino and is almost finished with an expansion project.
Cloverdale Rancheria wins approval of casino land-into-trust bid
The decision comes two years after the final environmental impact statement was issued and nearly eight years after the process formally began.
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sees casino as a path to self-sufficiency
The tribe has a reservation in Death Valley National Park but living conditions there can be difficult and development options are extremely limited.
Fond du Lac Band won't confirm plan for site adjacent to casino
The footprint of the Fond-du-Luth Casino in Duluth, Minnesota, is about to grow with approval of a land-into-trust application.
Coquille Tribe questions opposition to new Class II gaming facility
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) is urging the Bureau of Indian Affairs to reject the land-into-trust application for the proposed casino.
Grand Ronde Tribes still weighing plans at site of former racetrack
The building that housed the old Multnomah Greyhound Park near Portland, Oregon, is being demolished to make way for some sort of development.
Tribes in Oregon clash over Class II off-reservation casino plan
The Coquille Tribe is already facing opposition from the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe and now Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) has stepped into the fray.
Bureau of Indian Affairs still moves slowly on casino applications
Only 67 gaming acquisitions have been approved since the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act became law in 1988.
Poarch Creek gaming enterprise acquires property in Mississippi
The tribe continues to look beyond Alabama to expand its gaming portfolio.
Cherokee Nation to start work on new addition to gaming empire
The casino in Grove will be the tribe's 10th casino in Oklahoma.
Pokagon Band reaches two agreements for casino site in Indiana
The tribe is addressing sewer and water services, along with payments in lieu of property taxes, at its 166-acre land-into-trust in South Bend, Indiana.
Lytton Band acquires property adjacent to off-reservation casino
The tribe hasn't said whether it will seek to have the land placed in trust amid controversy over development plans in a nearby county.
Quapaw Tribe blames non-Indian track for opposition in Arkansas
Chairman John Berrey has repeatedly disavowed plans to open a casino on its ancestral reservation but local officials remain skeptical.
Little River Band acquires land near off-reservation gaming site
The tribe paid $500,000 for another 120 acres in Fruitport, Michigan, the location of the proposed casino.
Prairie Island Indian Community isn't planning for new casino
The tribe recently acquired 112 acres of farmland off the reservation but isn't looking to develop a casino there.
Quapaw Tribe seeks to acquire more ancestral land in Arkansas
Chairman John Berrey is again disclaiming plans for a casino but local officials are wary of entering into any agreements with the tribe.
Osage Nation seeks trust status for sites of two potential casinos
One sites lies across from the Bartlesville Municipal Airport and another is located in Pawhuska, Oklahoma.
Wilton Rancheria focuses on two sites for potential gaming facility
The tribe is considering two locations along a major highway just outside of Sacramento, California.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe ties casino suit to anti-Indian group
Michelle Littlefield admits she helped the Citizens Equal Rights Alliance host a conference in Massachusetts in March 2013.
Non-Indian firm looking to block Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino
Rush Street Gaming concedes that its proposed commercial casino in Brockton, Massachusetts, will benefit greatly if the tribe somehow goes away.
House committee approves Lytton Band bill with casino limitation
H.R.2538 appears to be the first bill that imposes geographic and temporal restrictions on future land acquisitions for a tribe that already has federal recognition.
Wilton Rancheria considers a second location for potential casino
A 28-acre property next to a half-completed mall is being reviewed as the tribe goes through the land-into-trust process.
Cherokee Nation slated to break ground on new gaming facility
The tribe's 10th casino will be located near Grove, Oklahoma, and will feature 400 gaming machines, a restaurant, a full-service bar, a live music venue and a dance floor.
Catawba Nation still waiting for action on casino in North Carolina
The tribe submitted a land-into-trust application in September 2013 but there's been little activity on the federal level.
Pokagon Band sees opposition to work at casino site in Indiana
The tribe wants to fill in wetlands and alter a stream at its 166-acre land-into-trust site in South Bend.
Quapaw Tribe hits snag in agreement for ancestral Arkansas land
Chairman John Berrey has repeatedly promised that the tribe doesn't want to build a casino on a 160-acre site in Little Rock.
Kansas appeals ruling in Quapaw Tribe casino expansion lawsuit
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will be hearing a dispute that tests the $15 million expansion of the Downstream Casino Resort.
Wilton Rancheria anticipates lengthy process for gaming project
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is finally taking action on the tribe's land-into-trust application for a casino near Sacramento, California.
BIA hosts meeting on Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation casino bid
The tribe, whose headquarters are located in Kansas, plans a Class II facility on an ancestral reservation in Illinois.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe ready to build long-awaited casino
The First Light Resort and Casino will be located on about 151 acres in the city of Taunton, Massachusetts, land that is now officially a reservation.
Pokagon Band aims to build police station at Indiana casino site
The facility would be located on the northern portion of the tribe's 166-acre land-into-trust site in South Bend.
Wilton Rancheria sees BIA movement on long-awaited casino bid
Plans call for a 601,780 square-foot facility that includes a 110,260 square-foot gaming floor, a 302-room hotel, a 48,150-square-foot convention center and a 3,500-space parking lot.
Quapaw Tribe secures dismissal of lawsuit over casino site in Kansas
The tribe plans to spend $15 million to expand the Downstream Casino Resort onto trust land in Kansas.
Foes promise suit over Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino
Don't expect the case to be filed soon -- opponents plan to wait up to six years to challenge the tribe's land-into-trust application.
Samish Nation still waiting for decision on long-awaited casino
Plans call for a 48,100 square-foot casino on about 11.41 acres in Skagit County.
Cowlitz Tribe plans $13.4M wastewater system at casino site
Chairman William Iyall is confident that the Environmental Protection Agency will approve the project.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino site finally placed in trust
Chairman Cedric Cromwell said the decision by the Bureau of Indian Affairs carries added meaning as Thanksgiving approaches.
Quapaw Tribe works on agreement for ancestral Arkansas land
Chairman John Berrey has repeatedly pledged not to pursue gaming on its former reservation in present-day Little Rock.
Little River Band might buy additional land near gaming site
The tribe has seen strong local support for the $180 million project in Fruitport Township in Michigan.
Tohono O'odham Nation told to turn over casino-related documents
Grand Ronde Tribes to finish demolition work at site of old racetrack
Non-Indian gaming firm loses challenge to law for new tribal casino
Eastern Shawnee Tribe breaks ground on $34M expansion at casino
Cherokee Nation enters deal to run commercial casino in Arkansas
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