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(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.

(03/27)

The bill would require the Legislature to ratify a compact, a practice that is common other states with tribal casinos.

(03/26)

The tribe is already building the facility on land that was placed in trust in July 2014.

(03/20)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are joining forces to counteract threats to their gaming empire.

(03/16)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a whopping 19.8 percent decline while the Mohegan Tribe only saw a 4.1 percent decline.

(03/16)

The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and the Tigua Tribe are currently barred from gaming on their reservations.

(03/10)

At least one site could be jointly operated and would be located near the Massachusetts border.

(03/10)

The West Valley Resort represents a major economic boost for construction companies and workers who were hit so hard by the recession.

(03/06)

The bill seeks to extend similar provisions from a gaming compact to the tracks.

(03/06)

The facilities would be located near the borders with Massachusetts and New York, where commercial facilities will be opening in the coming years.

(03/04)

In many debates over gambling expansion, often the starting point is that all gaming is equal.

(03/03)

The tribe has shared $1 billion with the state but would no longer be required to do so if it loses regional exclusivity.

(03/03)

Under the state constitution, all proposals to expand gaming must be put to a vote of the people.

(03/02)

The tribe has put more than 1,300 people to work on construction of the West Valley Resort.

(02/25)

Lawmakers are targeting people who owe child support or back taxes.

(02/23)

In past congressional sessions, this same bill was presented only to be stopped by the Democrat-led Senate.

(02/19)

Tribes support a repeal of the state law that authorized bets on previously-run races.

(02/17)

A popular and profitable form of gaming has sparked a controversy in Idaho between the state’s Indian tribes and horse racetracks.

(02/12)

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

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