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(05/21)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe hope the new casino will help address competition in neighboring Massachusetts.

(05/20)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are urging support for the new version of the gaming measure.

(05/19)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are looking to head off competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

(05/15)

The Plainridge Park Casino will offer slot machines and electronic table games less than 20 miles from the tribe's casino site.

(05/15)

Rival tribes are spending millions of dollars in hopes of stopping the Tohono O'odham Nation from opening a new casino in the Phoenix area.

(05/14)

Chairman John Warren said the new law, which went into effect without the governor's signature, violates the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

(05/13)

Lawmakers are considering a bill to authorize Class III games at racetracks.

(05/13)

From 2004 to 2006, Washington was transfixed by the revelations that several Indian tribes had paid exorbitant fees to then-uber lobbyist Jack Abramoff to stop other tribes from opening casinos.

(05/08)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe want to open as many as three 'satellite' casinos around the state.

(05/07)

The tribe has offered $250 million up front to the state in exchange for some form of exclusivity for Class III games.

(05/06)

Republican leaders in the state are offering competing and somewhat confusing proposals to authorize gaming in the state.

(05/05)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are seeking legislative approval for as many as three additional casinos.

(05/05)

The Indian Wars still rage in Washington, fueled by the largest lobbying contracts the city has to offer.

(05/05)

The tribe is seeking a Class III gaming deal that offers some form of exclusivity.

(05/05)

Lawmakers repealed bets on historical horse races but the governor's veto of the measure is in doubt.

(05/04)

Key provisions of the existing agreement expire July 31 and the tribe is supposed to stop offering blackjack by October 29 if a new deal isn't reached.

(05/04)

The Gila River Indian Indian Community and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community are spending millions of dollars on lobbyists in Washington, D.C.

(05/04)

The tribe would rather negotiate a Class III compact that includes some form of exclusivity, Vice Chairman Robert McGhee said.

(05/01)

The bill, which could be introduced next week, authorizes a lottery as well as slot machines and table games.

(05/01)

The instant racing machines would have to be removed from non-Indian facilities by July 1.

(05/01)

An Indiana lawmaker brought up 'bows and arrows' in reference to the tribe's plan for a casino on ancestral territory in the state.

(04/30)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee took up the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act as a federal appeals court was hearing a closely-watched case involving a Michigan tribe.

(04/30)

The Keep the Promise Act prevents the tribe from using land that's already been placed in trust for a casino.

(04/30)

The bill dictates what 'must' be included in a Class III gaming compact even though negotiations have not yet begun.

(04/29)

Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), the vice chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, spoke out against the measure at a business meeting.

(04/29)

A top lawmaker is introducing legislation to expand non-Indian gaming options even as the tribe has offered to share revenue with Alabama.

(04/29)

The bill asks Congress to declare that 'reservations and restored Indian lands within Indiana' are not eligible for gaming.

(04/28)

One bill would authorize a casino for Houlton Band of Maliseet and the other would allow the Penobscot Nation to operate electronic Class II machines.

(04/28)

The tribe is planning a casino, hotel and other development on its ancestral territory in Indiana but lawmakers there aren't welcoming the project.

(04/27)

The disparity between the Kickapoo on one hand and the two other Texas tribes has been the subject of discussion for years. Yet, nothing was ever really done to confront it and provide all tribes an equal opportunity to develop gaming.

(04/27)

The National Labor Relations Board has slowly asserted jurisdiction over tribal gaming facilities across Indian Country.

(04/27)

Consideration of the Keep the Promise Act comes as the Congressional Budget Office warns that the federal government could be on the hook for $1 billion or more if the tribe wins a case in court.

(04/24)

A coalition of seven politically influential American Indian tribes working on internet poker legislation in California will not cede its opposition to bill language that would extend website licenses to the racing industry.

(04/23)

Gov. Rick Scott (R) has refused to return to the table, citing opposition from lawmakers, but even they can't agree how to move forward.

(04/22)

The 320,000-square-foot Tanger Outlets at the Foxwoods Resort Casino debuts on May 21.

(04/22)

Chairman John Warren said some lawmakers in Indiana aren't making the tribe feel welcome in its own territory.

(04/21)

The bill authorizes as many as three new facilities but it was written to avoid the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

(04/17)

Two national organizations are coming to the defense of the tribe in response to questionable comments from state lawmakers whose county includes a non-Indian riverboat.

(04/16)

Attorney General George Jepsen highlighted two major concerns as lawmakers consider a bill to authorize as many as three casinos for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

(04/10)

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter (R) vetoed a bill that would have repealed betting on historical horse races but some say he waited too long to take action.

(04/09)

The tribe hopes to open a casino with 350 slot machines in northern Maine.

(04/08)

A facility with 350 slot machines in the northern part of the state could bring in $200 million a year.

(04/07)

Gov. Butch Otter (R) waited until the last minute -- some say he waited too long -- to veto a bill that would have repealed bets on historical horse races.

(04/06)

The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and the Tigua Tribe aren't allowed to engage in gaming on their lands due to litigation from the state.

(04/03)

The tribe wants to use its reservation in the southern part of the state for gaming but has run into numerous obstacles.

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