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Tohono O'odham Nation faces state in court in new casino lawsuit
The case has been assigned to a federal judge who has already issued a slew of rulings in the tribe's favor.
Brian Pierson: Tribal labor sovereignty could land in Supreme Court
Four of the six judges in the Sixth Circuit who have examined the issue, in two different cases, have concluded that the NLRA has no jurisdiction over the tribes. The tribes have lost both cases!
Pierre Bergeron: Judges split on federal labor law at tribal casinos
Although the court has been restricting en banc review, such a flagrant disagreement between two panels certainly should attract en banc attention.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe starts work on Class II gaming facility
Tribal leaders are converting an unfinished community center into a casino and hope to open it by the end of the year.
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.
Pojoaque Pueblo keeps casino open after gaming deal expires
U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez will closely monitor the tribe's casinos while a lawsuit plays out in federal court.
Court allows lawsuit for incident at Tonto Apache Tribe casino
Three gamblers who won large sums of money at the Mazatzal Hotel and Casino claim their earnings were stolen.
Pojoaque Pueblo at critical juncture with Class III gaming deal
The compact expires at midnight tonight and Gov. Susana Martinez (R) contends the tribe's casinos will be operating illegally without a new agreement.
Sault Tribe protected by sovereign immunity in casino dispute
Congress did not waive tribal sovereign immunity in bankruptcy proceedings, a federal judge ruled earlier this month.
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.
Mohegan Tribe's casino employee faces lawsuit over accident
The dispute stems from an October 2011 incident in which a limousine driven by a Mohegan Sun employee struck another vehicle.
Law Article: Court backs NLRB in Little River Band casino case
In a recent split decision, the Sixth Circuit held that the National Labor Relations Board possessed jurisdiction to enforce provisions of the National Labor Relations Act against the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians.
Tohono O'odham Nation defends legality of casino in new case
The tribe is seeking a preliminary injunction to prevent the state from interfering with the West Valley Resort and from retaliating against vendors doing business with the tribe.
Nooksack Tribe owes more than $20.7M for unpaid casino loan
The tribe might be forced to close the Nooksack River Casino after losing a series of rulings in the case.
California tribes support Pechanga Band in gaming immunity suit
A former employee won the right to sue the tribe's gaming regulators but the decision is being questioned.
Mohegan Tribe settles suit from injured casino patron for $775K
Salvatore Vizzo was injured while riding in a limousine driven by an employee at Mohegan Sun.
Enterprise Rancheria to break ground on Class II gaming facility
The tribe is going with Class II due to reluctance from the state to enter into a Class III compact.
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.
Sault Tribe confident of victory in off-reservation gaming case
The state hopes to block the Kewadin Lansing Casino by suing individual tribal leaders rather than the tribe itself.
Seminole Tribe seeks to join case affecting Poarch Creek track
The Seminoles believe their Class III gaming exclusivity rights are threatened by a May 29 decision in the lawsuit.
Quapaw Tribe requests dismissal of lawsuit over casino expansion
The tribe and its leaders are claiming sovereign immunity in a lawsuit filed by the state of Kansas.
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.'
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.
Big Lagoon Rancheria awaits move on Class III gaming compact
The tribe proved that the state was negotiating in good faith for a casino on an 11-acre site on the reservation.
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.
Mashantucket Tribe wins dismissal of casino employment case
Steven Thomas was hired as manager of tribal and Native American relations at Foxwoods Resort Casino after he pleaded guilty to stealing from the tribe.
California attorney general won't comment on Big Lagoon case
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected every one of the state's arguments in the closely-watched case.
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.
Law Article: Big Lagoon Rancheria ruling clears air on casino land
Big Lagoon is significant because of the court’s recognition that, as a matter of law, Carcieri did not operate to retroactively divest existing trust lands of their legal status.
Law Article: Big Lagoon decision brings certainty to Indian gaming
The ruling restores certainty to the federal government’s recognition of 'Indian lands' and states’ obligations to negotiate gaming compacts in good faith with tribes.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe pushes for decision in casino litigation
The tribe and the state will head to court on August 12 and they have agreed to let a judge, rather than a jury, decide the case.
City tries to lower litigation costs in Fond du Lac Band casino case
After losing every round in the long-running battle, Duluth is handling the case in-house.
Kansas seeks more time to respond in Quapaw Tribe casino case
Attorney General Derek Schmidt said he needs to conduct 'extensive' legal research amid a looming furlough for state employees.
9th Circuit sides with Big Lagoon Rancheria in gaming site dispute
By a unanimous vote, an en banc panel of the court rejected all of the challenges raised by the state of California.
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.
NIGC seeks dismissal of suit over Quapaw Tribe casino expansion
The state of Kansas is trying to stop the tribe from moving forward with a $15 million expansion of the Downstream Casino Resort.
Editorial: Don't turn Poarch Creek racetrack into a full casino
Casinos won’t kill you, although they offer ample opportunity to hurt yourself.
City submits appeal in gaming dispute with Fond du Lac Band
The city has lost every single ruling but is asking the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to hear the case anyway.
Gamblers who sued Mashantucket Tribe for $3M lose lawsuit
Three patrons who were suspected of cheating at Foxwoods Resort Casino tried to recover their funds in federal court.
Poarch Creeks win ruling for slot machines at Florida racetrack
The tribe owns a commercial racetrack in a county where voters support slot machines.
Pechanga Band apologized to casino employee who lost license
Benedict Cosentino is suing the tribe's gaming regulators and has won a key decision in California state court.
Another lawsuit seeks to block Jamul Band from $360M casino
The sister of the Chairman Raymond Hunter is challenging the tribe's legitimacy, 34 years after being organized under federal law.
Court allows lawsuit against gaming officials of Pechanga Band
Benedict Cosentino lost his job at the casino after providing information about alleged illegal activity to the state of California.
Poarch Creeks file lawsuit over taxes imposed on gaming facility
The tax assessor in Escambia County claims the tribe owes $22.3 million at the Wind Casino and Hotel in Atmore, Alabama.
Cherokee Nation to open hotel at $80M casino near Arkansas in fall
Four more tribes in New Mexico enter Class III gaming compact
Court reluctantly backs NLRB in Saginaw Chippewa Tribe dispute
Disputed leader of Chukchansi Tribe sentenced for clash at casino
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes renovate casino resort
Choctaw Nation Trial
Former Choctaw Nation official sentenced in casino fraud case
Judge weighs sentence in Choctaw Nation casino fraud case
Last defendant to be sentenced for Choctaw Nation casino fraud
FBI agent discusses probe in Choctaw Nation casino fraud case
Former Choctaw Nation employee plans appeal in criminal case
Choctaw Nation releases statement after guilty verdict
A culture of corruption 'permeated the Choctaw Nation'
Trial winds down with final testimony of former employee
Leader of Choctaw Nation faces tough questions in fraud trial
Former leader of Choctaw Nation testifies in criminal trial
Anticipation builds for testimony of Choctaw Nation leaders
Trial exposes fraud against Choctaw Nation for gaming project
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