Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe must wait to restart work on casino (May 23, 2017)

The tribe's legal victory is on hold while opponents ask the nation's highest court to intervene.

Tohono O'odham Nation secures victory in long-running gaming dispute (May 17, 2017)

A highly-charged gaming dispute that set off a litigation, legislation and lobbying frenzy is finally coming to an end.

Matthew Fletcher: Expect 'uptick' in litigation after Supreme Court decision (May 17, 2017)

The dust is starting to settle after the nation's highest court delivered defeat to Indian Country in a dispute that originated at a tribal casino.

Native Sun News Today: Nation's highest court calls tribe's bluff with new decision (May 15, 2017)

The Supreme Court has changed the rules of the game, putting tribal officials and employees at risk for damages they may incur while off the reservation.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe hails another win in gaming dispute (May 12, 2017)

Opponents are planning to take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court in hopes of stopping the tribe from opening a Class II facility on its reservation.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe back in court to defend modest casino (May 11, 2017)

Naskila Gaming offers Class II games, which are normally out of the state's reach, but officials in Texas are asserting jurisdiction at the facility.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits casino ruling from Trump team (May 8, 2017)

An answer from the Bureau of Indian Affairs is being promised by June 19.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe challenges tax on casino contractors (May 8, 2017)

A casino expansion project has led to a lawsuit against the state of South Dakota.

Gun Lake Tribe opens doors to $76M expansion of gaming facility (May 3, 2017)

The Gun Lake Casino in Wayland, Michigan, is now nearly double in size.

Peter d'Errico: Tribes should be ready to stand up for their sovereignty (May 3, 2017)

Are Native nations ready for the challenge to defend what is and isn’t tribal immunity law?

Gun Lake Tribe eager to defend casino in Supreme Court challenge (May 2, 2017)

The nation's highest court has agreed to review a federal law that shields the Michigan tribe's casino from litigation.

Supreme Court brings bad news to tribes by taking up land case (May 1, 2017)

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians has been hoping to leave the legal drama behind but the nation's highest court won't let that happen.

Supreme Court decision affects employees of Tunica-Biloxi Tribe (May 1, 2017)

The writing was on the wall for the tribal casino employees who are being sued in Louisiana state court.

Gun Lake Tribe prepares for grand opening of $76M casino expansion (April 28, 2017)

With a long-running lawsuit nearly behind them, the leaders of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians are preparing for the next chapter in their Indian gaming success story.

Supreme Court ruling seen as benefit to casino bus crash lawsuit (April 27, 2017)

The victims of a fatal crash in Texas are trying to connect the Kickapoo Tribe and its casino to the incident.

Mohegan Tribe wants gaming disputes resolved in own judicial system (April 26, 2017)

The tribe's court system resolved other claims connected to the incident that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jenn Weddle: 'Best possible result' from Supreme Court in sovereignty case (April 26, 2017)

Indian law expert: 'I don’t see that tribes or tribal employees lose any ground as a result of this opinion.'

Supreme Court hands defeat to tribal interests in sovereignty case (April 25, 2017)

While tribes are generally protected by sovereign immunity, the same does not apply to their employees, the nation's highest court ruled.

Matthew Fletcher: 'Gamesmanship' brings defeat to Indian Country at Supreme Court (April 25, 2017)

Professor Matthew L.M. Fletcher offers some initial thoughts on the new decision in a posting on Turtle Talk.

Supreme Court relists petition in Gun Lake Tribe gaming land case (April 25, 2017)

A non-Indian man who lives three miles from the tribe's casino in Michigan is trying to keep his long-running lawsuit alive.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe sees more opposition to gaming win (April 25, 2017)

The state of Massachusetts is joining efforts to overturn the tribe's victory.

Pojoaque Pueblo loses big decision in gaming dispute with state (April 24, 2017)

Tribal leaders are resisting demands for a greater share of their revenues but options appear to be running out.

Supreme Court takes no action on long-running tribal land case (April 24, 2017)

The Trump administration and Indian Country will have to wait a little longer to learn the status of the Patchak petition.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe must keep fighting despite gaming win (April 21, 2017)

Casino opponents are preparing to take the case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ho-Chunk Nation remains confident as rival tribe sues over casino (April 20, 2017)

The $33 million expansion in Wittenberg, Wisconsin, is due to be finished later in the year amid the controversy.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band sues to stop expansion of rival casino (April 19, 2017)

The lawsuit accuses Wisconsin of violating Class III gaming agreements and the Ho-Chunk Nation of engaging in illegal gaming.

Trump administration faces test of off-reservation gaming policy (April 18, 2017)

The Spokane Tribe is counting on the Trump team to defend its gaming project from a lawsuit filed by a rival in Washington state.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe welcomes decision in gaming dispute (April 17, 2017)

Chairwoman Cheryl Andrews-Maltais called on officials in Massachusetts to drop their long-running attempts to assert jurisdiction over her people's homeland.

Supreme Court declines to hear yet another Indian Country case (April 17, 2017)

In a positive move for tribal interests, the nation's highest court refused to reopen a lawsuit that targeted the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

Aquinnah Wampanaog Tribe scores major win in sovereignty case (April 11, 2017)

In a unanimous decision, a federal appeals court confirmed that the tribe can use its reservation in Massachusetts for a modest casino.

Ho-Chunk Nation continues to defend legality of casino expansion (April 10, 2017)

A rival tribe claims the facility in Wittenberg, Wisconsin, doesn't comply with the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band prepares possible lawsuit in casino feud (April 6, 2017)

The state of Wisconsin and the Ho-Chunk Nation might be sued over a disputed expansion project.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe praises development in casino dispute (April 3, 2017)

The U.S. Supreme Court's good news continues to spread across Indian Country.

Cowlitz Tribe thanks Secretary Zinke as casino opening approaches (April 3, 2017)

Chairman Bill Iyall praised the new leader of the Department of the Interior for supporting the tribe's land-into-trust efforts.

Seminole Tribe accuses state of breaking gaming compact again (March 28, 2017)

A new court ruling is raising fresh concerns about the spread of gaming devices in non-tribal facilities in Florida.

Chukchansi Tribe fires back at gaming firm seeking $21M in court (March 27, 2017)

The California tribe called the lawsuit 'unfounded and baseless' and an attempt at extortion.

Seminole Tribe accused of breaking contract with retail outlet at casino (March 22, 2017)

An expansion of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, led to the dispute.

Chukchansi Tribe sued for $21M by gaming development company (March 22, 2017)

The tribe reopened its casino in California after a lengthy shutdown.

Mohegan Tribe can sue over denial of casino in Massachusetts (March 20, 2017)

The Connecticut-based tribe lost out to a rival gaming firm owned by billionaire Steve Wynn.

Supreme Court considers petition in casino land-into-trust dispute (March 20, 2017)

The Cowlitz Tribe will debut a long-awaited casino in April unless non-Indian opponents convince the court to take up the case.

Trump administration given more time for appeal in tribal gaming case (March 17, 2017)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe was forced to stop work on a $1 billion gaming facility in Massachusetts by an ongoing lawsuit.

Chippewa Cree Tribe told to pay $25M to casino development firm (March 16, 2017)

Child support payments and general assistance payments have been cut after a Montana court issued a judgement against the tribe.

Tigua Tribe agrees to state inspection of disputed gaming facility (March 13, 2017)

A battle over the tribe's operations in El Paso, Texas, continues after 17 years of litigation.

Trump administration backs Cowlitz Tribe in Supreme Court brief (March 7, 2017)

The filing comes as the Washington tribe prepares to open a $400 million casino in a matter of weeks.

Wilton Rancheria joins lawsuit as foes challenge casino decision (March 2, 2017)

Opponents are hoping to trip up the Bureau of Indian Affairs even though the gaming site in California has been placed in trust.

California tribes celebrate anniversary of Supreme Court decision (March 1, 2017)

The Cabazon Band and the Morongo Band secured a ruling that confirmed their sovereign right to engage in gaming.

Seminole Tribe continues to share gaming revenues with Florida (February 28, 2017)

The state violated the Class III gaming compact but the tribe is keeping its promises.

Trump team gets more time in Supreme Court tribal casino case (February 27, 2017)

The Gun Lake Tribe is already operating a successful casino in Michigan but a non-Indian man won't drop his long-running lawsuit.

Meskwaki Tribe ordered to pay damages for incident at casino (February 23, 2017)

The tribe contended it was protected by sovereign immunity in small claims court in Iowa.

Wilton Rancheria seeks to join lawsuit as gaming site is put in trust (February 20, 2017)

The California tribe is celebrating a major milestone after going without land for nearly 60 years.

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