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Non-Indian gaming firm loses challenge to law for new tribal casino


MGM Resorts International is trying to stop the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe from opening a new casino in Connecticut.
Tohono O'odham Nation told to turn over casino-related documents


The tribe and the state of Arizona continue to spar over a controversial casino that opened last December.
Cachil Dehe Band reaches $20M settlement for faulty casino work


A construction company agreed to pay the tribe for shoddy work on a casino expansion project.
California tribes worried about Senate candidate's gaming record


Kamala Harris tried to stop the Big Lagoon Rancheria from opening a casino on land that was placed in trust more than two decades ago.
Judge schedules trial in Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino case


The case will determine whether the Bureau of Indian Affairs should have approved the land-into-trust application for the First Light Resort and Casino in Taunton, Massachusetts.
Oregon tribe funds lawsuit against Cowlitz Tribe's fast-rising casino


The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde have joined non-Indian card rooms in trying to stop the new development in Washington.
Texas won't comment on new Alabama-Coushatta Tribe casino


Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) isn't showing his cards even as the state tries to limit another tribe's gaming rights.
Appeals court backs sentence in death near Navajo Nation casino


Marvin Ahasteen was 36 years old when he was struck and killed in front of the Fire Rock Casino near Gallup, New Mexico.
Fond du Lac Band wins approval of agreement to end casino battle


The city of Duluth, Minnesota, is dropping two court cases and withdrawing a land-into-trust appeal.
Jamul Indian Village sees favorable ruling on gaming ordinance


The $400 million Hollywood Casino Jamul in southern California is expected to open sometime this summer.
Clint Halftown: Cayuga Nation faced little choice but to go to court


While we will vigorously defend our rights in court when left with no other option, negotiation, not litigation, is our preferred method of dispute resolution.
Editorial: Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino bid leads to big fight


If the tribe is successful in its appeal, it will not be the residents of tribal lands who will determine the character of Aquinnah — mostly friends and neighbors — but the majority of the tribe’s voting members.
Fond du Lac Band reaches agreement in long-running casino feud


The tribe will pay $150,000 a year to address operations at the Fond-du-Luth Casino in Duluth, Minnesota.
Seminole Tribe seeks decision in Class III gaming compact case


The tribe has accused the state of Florida of violating the exclusivity provisions of the agreement and of failing to negotiate in good faith.
Tohono O'odham Nation still eyeing Class III games at new facility


The state of Arizona is refusing to certify the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino and Resort in Glendale because it claims the tribe pursued the project through fraudulent means.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe sees support for Class II gaming plan


The Obama administration's interpretation of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act is at issue in yet another case.
Editorial: Cayuga Nation can't claim sovereignty over gaming site


With a federal appeals court panel's ruling last week reinstating the Cayuga Indian Nation of New York lawsuit against Union Springs, the village has a few options to consider.
Cayuga Nation wins ruling in dispute over local anti-gaming law


The tribe sued to protect a Class II gaming facility in the village of Union Springs, New York.
Tigua Tribe loses decision to offer Class II games on reservation


A federal judge has cast significant doubt on the Obama administration's interpretation of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe submits first brief in gaming appeal


The tribe is currently barred from opening a Class II gaming facility on its reservation in Massachusetts.
Indian Country presses Supreme Court to hear labor law dispute


A broad coalition of tribal organizations and even two states are arguing that federal labor law should not be imposed in Indian Country.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe not worried about anti-casino lawsuit


Casino opponents are asking a federal judge to halt construction on the First Light Resort and Casino in Taunton, Massachusetts.
Supreme Court won't hear long-running Seneca Nation casino case


The tribe's gaming enterprise remains on solid legal ground now that the nation's highest court has put an end to the dispute.
9th Circuit won't rehear Tohono O'odham Nation gaming case


The development sets the stage for a potential appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Seminole Tribe still going strong despite lack of new casino deal


The tribe continues to offer banked table games at five of its seven casinos even though a key provision in its Class III gaming compact expired last July.
Supreme Court delays review of Seneca Nation land case again


Without explanation, the justices have twice delayed consideration of a petition that questions the legality of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo, New York.
Kickapoo Tribe added to lawsuit over deadly casino bus accident


Nine people died and dozens were injured when a bus that was on its way to the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino was involved in a rollover.
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.
Eastern Cherokee judge dismisses lawsuit filed by fired gaming officials


Chief Patrick Lambert fired the commissioners in one of his first actions after taking office last year.
Seminole Tribe seeks court order to protect gaming information


The state inadvertently released a transcript of the deposition of a top gaming executive to a news organization.
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.
Pojoaque Pueblo disputes state's 'illegal tax' on gaming revenues


The New Mexico tribe is refusing to sign a Class III gaming compact that increases the revenue sharing rate.
Chumash Tribe to unveil casino expansion as foes return to court


A group called Save the Valley already lost two lawsuits in protest of the work at the Chumash Casino Resort but has since filed a third one.
North Fork Rancheria gets closer to new Class III gaming compact


Rival tribes are still hoping to stop the new development through H.R.5079, the California Compact Protection Act.
Choctaw Nation offered settlements in fatal casino bus accident


The $75,000 that was offered to settle two lawsuits pales in comparison to the $10.9 million that the tribe was ordered to pay by a jury in Texas.
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation hoping to keep gaming lawsuit going


The tribe is suing the state of Connecticut after being denied a chance to pursue a new casino under a new state law.
Choctaw Nation ordered to pay $11M for casino bus crash deaths


The tribe plans to appeal after being held liable for a fatal bus accident that occurred in Texas in April 2013.
Florida racks up legal bills in gaming fight with Seminole Tribe


Some lawyers are getting paid as high as $350 an hour as part of a dispute over a Class III gaming compact.
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.
Connecticut tribes still haven't selected a site for potential casino


Key lawmakers say time is running out for them to consider a casino that would be jointly operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.
Iowa Tribe aims to be first in Indian Country with poker website


PokerTribe.Com is set to launch with free money play on May 17 and real money play on August 17.
Fantasy sports bill in doubt due to impact on tribes in Connecticut


Attorney General George Jepsen said the measure could jeopardize the exclusivity promised to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.
Menominee Nation wins decision to join rival tribe's gaming case


The Menominee Nation and the Forest County Potawatomi Community continue to battle over a controversial off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.
Eastern Cherokees shut down casino parking garage after collapse


One person suffered minor injuries when a parking ramp at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort collapsed.

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