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The tribe dropped plans to build a casino on an Indian allotment but the state of Oklahoma is trying to keep the dispute alive by asking the justices to review a case that's very similar to one they recently decided.


The tribe has a reservation in the southern part of New Mexico that it wants to use for gaming.


The tribe has filed a land-into-trust application for 160 acres of its former reservation.


The tribe still needs to clear the land-into-trust process and would need to negotiate a Class III gaming compact.


The tribe is withdrawing from a commercial gaming project in order to concentrate on a new battle over its expansion plans.


It will now be up to the full Senate to confirm the chairman of the agency that oversees the $28 billion tribal gaming industry.


A vote on the nomination has been scheduled for next Wednesday, March 18.


The state claims the tribe promised not to use the land for gaming if it was placed in trust.


Jonodev Chaudhuri serves as vice chair of the National Indian Gaming Commission and also as acting chair since the agency has been without a confirmed leader since September 2013.


The meetings will take place in April and May.


The tribe wants to open a Class II facility on its reservation but the state is objecting.


Gov. Susana Martinez (R) refuses to negotiate a deal with the tribe.


When Congress enacted the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in 1988, it included an important provision to allow for self-regulation of Class II gaming by tribal governments


Jonodev Chaudhuri, a member of the Muscogee Nation, has been serving as acting chair of the agency that regulates the tribal casino industry.


The tribe's one-acre property in Florida was reportedly placed in trust in 1984 so it presumably can be used for a casino.


The new deal addresses revenue sharing, free play, operational hours and gaming on newly acquired lands.


The tribe plans to spend $15 million to expand the Downstream Casino Resort onto trust land in Kansas.


A county claims the tribe promised not to use the land for gaming.


The provision in question states that gaming can only on occur on lands that were in trust prior to 1988.


The agreement claims to limit gaming to lands that were in trust prior to 1988.


The so-called unification council plans to submit an agreement to the National Indian Gaming Commission.


The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in a lawsuit filed by the state of Alabama.


Writer claims tribal casinos in California are unfairly competing with non-Indian facilities in neighboring Nevada.


The Senate failed to take action before the end of the last session of Congress.


The tribe still needs to hire a gaming commission before installing the machines.


The tribe wants a one-acre site placed in trust in order to create a buffer zone around the casino.


The tribe and its leaders are protected from the state's lawsuit due to sovereign immunity.


The tribe plans to build a $15 million casino expansion on newly acquired land in Kansas.


The tribal fees are used to fund the NIGC's budget -- no taxpayer money is used for the agency.


Police chief John Oliveira and officer Tim Tofaute are out on bond while the tribal leaders that hired them remain in jail.


The tribe has secured a favorable land determination from the National Indian Gaming Commission.


The tribe doesn't want to pay another $12 million under a revenue sharing agreement that has been invalidated.


The Senate Indian Affairs Committee spent less than 30 minutes on the nomination.


Tex McDonald, the chairman of one faction, and Vernon King, the treasurer, say they pose no danger to the community.


The agency has been without a confirmed leader for more than a year.


Tex McDonald faces numerous charges for an attempted takeover at the casino last month.


Tex McDonald, 64, who claims to be chairman, faces charges of kidnapping, false imprisonment, assault with a firearm, assault with a deadly weapon, battery causing serious injury and assault with a stun gun.


Jonodev Chaudhuri is a member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma.


Tex McDonald, a disputed chairman of the tribe, was among those charged.


The decision had especially harsh words for a faction led by Tex McDonald.


Rival factions of the tribe, along with the state, are due back in court tomorrow.


The casino has been closed since October 9 due to the leadership dispute.


California falls under Public Law 280 so the state has criminal and civil jurisdiction in Indian Country.


The casino will remain closed as the judge urges the rivals to work out their differences.


Two factions have united in an attempt to reopen the casino.

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