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Executive from Winnebago Tribe pushes Nebraska gaming bid


Keep the Money in Nebraska is collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to authorize casino-style games at racetracks in the state.
Non-Indian racetracks cut machines and workers after ruling


A ban on the so-called 'instant' racing machines went into effect in response to a lawsuit won by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho.
Coeur d'Alene Tribe wins decision over machines at racetracks


About 250 instant horse racing machines will have to be removed from non-Indian gaming facilities.
Coeur d'Alene Tribe presents case in gaming machine dispute


The Idaho Supreme Court will determine whether non-Indian racetracks can continue to offer the so-called instant racing machines.
Navajo Nation president signs bill to impose casino alcohol tax


The 3.25 percent tax on alcohol sold at the tribe's gaming facilities in Arizona is expected to generate $73,000 a year.
Connecticut sued over law that paves way for new tribal casino


MGM Resorts International contends the two-step process for the new facility is unconstitutional because only tribes can solicit bids.
Navajo Nation Council passes tax on alcohol at gaming facilities


The 3.25 percent tax is expected to generate $73,000 a year for a public safety fund on the reservation.
Senate committee takes a look at regulation of tribal gaming


A large crowd greeted the Senate Indian Affairs Committee for its first look into the $28 billion tribal gaming industry.
Lawmakers advance Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act in House


A bill to exempt tribes and their gaming facilities from federal labor law took another step forward on Wednesday.
Lawmakers show support for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act


Members of both parties endorse labor measure at National Indian Gaming Association legislative summit in Washington, D.C.
Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing


Jonodev Chaudhuri is making his first Capitol Hill appearance since becoming chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission.
House committee markup for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act


The bill exempts tribes and their casinos from the National Labor Relations Act.
Connecticut tribes hope to debut casino ahead of nearby rival


The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe believe they can open a third gaming facility as early as the end of 2016.
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe lobbies Congress for gaming rights


The tribe is willing to drop its land claim -- and $270 million in damages -- in order to reopen a casino that was closed more than a decade ago.
Rep. Joe Barton of Texas plays poker at tribal casino in Oklahoma


The Republican Congressman wants millions of people to continue enjoying the game on the Internet.
Court reluctantly backs NLRB in Saginaw Chippewa Tribe dispute


The three judges went to great lengths to explain why they were unable to side with the tribe in an unfair labor practices complaint.
Navajo Nation Council approves bill to share gaming revenue


All 110 chapters on the reservation, not just the host communities, will share in the proceeds.
Local leaders talk Tohono O'odham Nation casino controversy


The tribe is back in court in hopes of ensuring the controversial West Valley Resort opens later this year as planned.
Rep. McCollum vows support for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act


The co-chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus is the first prominent Democrat to announce her backing for the bill.
Connecticut tribes welcome delay in commercial casino project


The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are hoping to beat Massachusetts in the New England casino race.
South Dakota tribes benefit from expansion of Class III games


Voters approved authorize keno, craps and roulette by a wide margin in November 2014.
Houlton Band upset with failure of yet another tribal casino bill


Chief Brenda Commander said tribes are looking at their options in the wake of another defeat at the state capitol.
Maine lawmakers kill bill to authorize tribally-operated casino


The Senate blocked LD 1446 on narrow voter after it cleared the House by a wide margin.
Connecticut governor signs measure for another tribal casino


The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe warn of job and revenue losses unless Connecticut responds to growing competition.
Appropriations bill blocks federal labor law at tribal businesses


Efforts to shield tribal casinos from the National Labor Relations Act are stirring passions on Capitol Hill.
Measure to approve tribally-operated casino advances in Maine


The casino would be located in the northern part of the state and would require a county referendum.
Brian Patterson: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act restores our rights


The Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act restores parity to all sovereign governments across the United States.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe can't stop non-Indian gaming facility


The Plainridge Park Casino, with up to 1,500 slot machines, will open on June 24.
Judge supports Gun Lake Tribe in battle over land-into-trust law


The Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act of 2014 protects the tribe's gaming facility from litigation.
Debate on Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act moves to House panel


Tribal leaders call on Congress to resolve uncertainty created by the National Labor Relations Board.
House committee to hold hearing on Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act


The bill to prevent the National Labor Relations Board from exercising jurisdiction in Indian Country is gaining steam on Capitol Hill.
Law Article: Uncertainty abounds with federal labor law at casinos


What is becoming clear is that nothing is settled, and this issue is likely headed for the Supreme Court or a possible legislative 'fix.'
Sen. McCain claims authority on Tohono O'odham Nation casino bid


The lawmaker sponsored two key laws that have given rise to a controversial casino in the Phoenix, Arizona, area.
Navajo Nation Council supports bill to block rival casino in Arizona


Tribal lawmakers believe the West Valley Resort under construction near Phoenix poses a risk to the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino outside of Flagstaff.
Union won't appeal decision in Chickasaw Nation casino dispute


The National Labor Relations Board declined to assert jurisdiction over the WinStar World Casino and Resort due to the tribe's treaty rights.
Senate committee passes bill to shield tribal casinos from NLRB


Union members gathered on Capitol Hill in protest of the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act.
Appeals court sides with NLRB in Little River Band casino case


The decision comes as the Senate Indian Affairs Committee takes up a bill to shield tribal casinos from federal labor law.
County seeks share of revenues from new Oneida Nation casino


The tribe opened the Yellow Brick Road Casino last week to large crowds and now Madison County wants some of the action.
Senate committee takes up bill to shield tribal casinos from NLRB


S.248, the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act, will be considered by the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.
Mashantucket Tribe moves quickly to fill 200 positions at casino


An executive at Foxwoods Resort Casino said business has been improving as non-gaming options expand.
Connecticut governor to sign measure for one more tribal casino


The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe hope to prevent job and revenue losses as gaming options expand in New England.
Chickasaw Nation wins major ruling affecting labor law at casino


The National Labor Relations Board cited the tribe's treaties in declining to assert jurisdiction over the WinStar World Casino and Resort.
Column: Seminole Tribe can thank Poarch Creeks for casino ruling


A Florida appeals court's ruling to allow slot machines at a tiny barrel-racing track in rural Gadsden County could send huge shockwaves through Florida's gambling landscape.
Coeur d'Alene Tribe asks court to enforce ban on gaming devices


Non-Indian racetracks have installed about 250 instant racing machines that have been the subject of considerable debate in the state.
Bill for one more tribal casino in Connecticut sent to governor


The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe believe another casino will help address competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

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