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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe confident of casino bid despite lawsuit


Opponents not surprisingly are citing the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar to argue that the tribe cannot follow the land-into-trust process.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe asks 1st Circuit to hear gaming case


A federal judge determined that the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act does not apply to the tribe's reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard.
8th Circuit upholds NIGC fine in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe case


A non-Indian gaming company that took too much money from the South Dakota tribe lost a fight over a $5 million fine.
White Earth Nation saw fortunes change after winning casino case


A gaming developer was ordered to pay $18.5 million by the tribe's court, a decision that was recognized in the state court system.
Donald Trump once claimed IGRA and tribal casinos were illegal


The real estate mogul didn't win in court but that didn't stop him from attacking tribes and the Indian gaming industry.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to finish community center as casino bid falters


The tribe still hopes to open a casino on its reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Chairman Tobias Vanderhoop said.
Seminole Tribe finally gets response to gaming compact lawsuit


The state of Florida is blaming the tribe for violating a Class III gaming compact that was signed in 2010.
Quapaw Tribe sues Kansas to force gaming compact negotiations


The tribe plans to expand the Downstream Casino Resort onto its trust land in Kansas but needs a compact in order to offer slot machines and other Class III games.
Oneida Nation files lawsuit to block license for commercial casino


The $425 million Lago Resort and Casino would be located on the edge of the tribe's exclusivity zone in upstate New York.
Kansas appeals ruling in Quapaw Tribe casino expansion lawsuit


The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will be hearing a dispute that tests the $15 million expansion of the Downstream Casino Resort.
Seminole Tribe gets court date in 'bad faith' gaming deal case


The tribe reached a new Class III gaming compact but is defending its gaming rights in federal court.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe raises flag as casino faces opposition


The Pocasset Wampanoag Tribe claims the gaming site in Taunton, Massachusetts, is part of its territory.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe permanently barred from casino work


A federal judge ruled that the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 does not apply to the reservation but the tribe is appealing.
Tribes in Connecticut delay decision on host for potential casino


The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe still believe they can beat a rival non-Indian developer to the market.
Tohono O'odham Nation welcomes large crowd to new casino


The Desert Diamond Casino - West Valley in Glendale, Arizona, was filled to capacity soon after its debut.
Quapaw Tribe secures dismissal of lawsuit over casino site in Kansas


The tribe plans to spend $15 million to expand the Downstream Casino Resort onto trust land in Kansas.
Foes promise suit over Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino


Don't expect the case to be filed soon -- opponents plan to wait up to six years to challenge the tribe's land-into-trust application.
Tohono O'odham Nation to open doors to contested casino


The Desert Diamond Casino - West Valley is located on newly-acquired trust land in Glendale, Arizona.
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe casino employees face suit for fatal crash


The lawsuit accuses a bartender and two security guards at the Paragon Casino Resort of negligence in connection with a drunken-driving accident in July 2013.
Chumash Tribe continues to face opposition to casino expansion


The tribe is spending $170 million to add a 215-room hotel, more gaming space, a pool and a parking garage to the Chumash Casino Resort.
Texas opposes attempt by Tigua Tribe to reopen gaming facility


The Obama administration has reaffirmed the tribe's gaming rights but is refusing to file a brief in the long-running case.
Snoqualmie Tribe sues city over loss of sewer service to casino


The Snoqualmie Casino will be forced to close without service from the city of Snoqualmie, the lawsuit alleges.
Former leader of Chukchansi Tribe resolves casino closure case


Vernon King, who was the treasurer of one faction of the tribe, was facing a charge of trespassing but his record will be wiped clean if he does not commit any criminal offenses in the next six months.
Non-Indian firm wants to join tribes in pursuing new casino in Connecticut


MGM Resorts International claims the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe have been given an unfair advantage by the state of Connecticut.
Seminole Tribe and state remain at odds for new casino compact


The tribe continues to oppose attempts to expand non-Indian gaming in Florida amid litigation in federal court.
Coeur d'Alene Tribe wins decision over fees in gaming litigation


The state of Idaho must pay $57,407 after losing a dispute over a law that banned historical horse racing machines from non-Indian facilities.
Lac du Flambeau Band loses ruling in messy casino bond case


The dispute began after the tribe refused to pay $50 million in bonds that were issued for a failed commercial riverboat casino.
Tribes with special acts of Congress face hurdles for gaming


Not every tribe is on equal ground when it comes to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988.
Enterprise Rancheria addresses concerns about gaming site


The tribe hasn't announced a construction date for the 105,000 square-foot Class II facility.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to appeal decision in casino case


The tribe isn't give up on plans to open a gaming facility on the island of Martha's Vineyard.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe weighs Supreme Court appeal in NLRB case


The tribe is asserting its treaty rights in an attempt to shield the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort from the National Labor Relations Board.
Seminole Tribe willing to share $3B in casino revenue with state


A new Class III gaming compact has failed to materialize as the parties battle in federal court.
Developers lose lawsuit over failed Kialegee Tribal Town casino


Attorney Dennis J. Whittlesey was accused of malpractice but a federal judge dismissed the case against him.
Lawmakers defy White House on Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act


Republicans eagerly lined up to explain why tribes, like state and local governments, should be exempt from the National Labor Relations Act.
North Fork Rancheria wins decision in gaming compact case


Gov. Jerry Brown (D) failed to engage in 'good faith' negotiations for a controversial off-reservation site.
Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act heads toward passage in House


Some Democrats have objected but Republicans are set to approve a bill that exempts tribes and their enterprises from the National Labor Relations Act.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe sees major blow in casino case


A federal judge determines that the tribe lacks 'governmental power' over its own reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts.
Bishop Paiute Tribe loses ruling in casino expansion dispute


The Intertribal Court of Southern California Court of Appeals sided with a tribal member who opposes the $30 million project.
Tohono O'odham Nation working to open casino next month


The tribe has filled 400 of 500 permanent positions and has installed nearly half of the 1,089 gaming devices at the Desert Diamond Casino – West Valley in Glendale, Arizona.
Quapaw Tribe works on agreement for ancestral Arkansas land


Chairman John Berrey has repeatedly pledged not to pursue gaming on its former reservation in present-day Little Rock.
Tohono O'odham Nation wins another ruling in favor of casino


The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals barred the state of Arizona from enforcing a law that would have annexed the tribe's trust property.
Texas tribes optimistic as state stays mum on gaming ruling


The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and the Tigua Tribe won approval of their Class II gaming ordinances amid a long battle with the state.
Seminole Tribe keeps blackjack games as key deadline passes


Negotiations for a new Class III gaming compact continue as the tribe defends its rights in federal court.
Tohono O'odham Nation sets December 20 opening for casino


After nearly six years of contentious litigation and high-stakes lobbying, the West Valley Resort in Glendale, Arizona, is almost here.
Former head of DOJ backs non-Indian gaming firm over tribes


Eric Holder and his law firm are representing MGM Resorts International, whose executives want to prevent two tribes in Connecticut from opening a new casino.

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