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Study outlines impacts of tribal gaming on economy in Oklahoma

(07/29)

Tribes put 23,000 people to work at their casinos and contributed to another 14,000 jobs.
Fond du Lac Band prevails yet again in long-running casino feud

(07/29)

The city of Duluth, Minnesota, already received $75 million from the Fond-du-Luth Casino but wanted even more.
Tribal gaming industry sees modest growth to $28.5B in 2014

(07/24)

Tribes in California and Oklahoma generated the largest gains as the industry enjoys a fifth consecutive year of growth.
NIGC down to one member as leader faces Senate hearing

(07/22)

Chairman Jonodev Chaudhuri is the only member serving at the agency that regulates the $28 billion tribal casino industry.
Lawmakers show support for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act

(07/22)

Members of both parties endorse labor measure at National Indian Gaming Association legislative summit in Washington, D.C.
Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing

(07/21)

Jonodev Chaudhuri is making his first Capitol Hill appearance since becoming chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Chukchansi Tribe planning to reopen casino by end of year

(07/21)

Chairman Reggie Lewis said creditors have pledged up to $35 million to reopen the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino.
Quapaw Tribe casino expansion faces opposition from tribes

(07/20)

The Iowa Tribe and Sac and Fox Nation want to join a lawsuit filed by the state of Kansas in federal court.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to look at tribal gaming industry

(07/13)

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), the chairman of the panel, hasn't focused much on the $27 billion industry but that will be changing next week.
Quapaw Tribe sees more opposition to Arkansas land-into-trust

(07/10)

Four members of the state's Congressional delegation -- including two who have received contributions from the tribe -- want the Bureau of Indian Affairs to deny the application.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe starts work on Class II gaming facility

(07/03)

Tribal leaders are converting an unfinished community center into a casino and hope to open it by the end of the year.
Quapaw Tribe requests dismissal of lawsuit over casino expansion

(06/16)

The tribe and its leaders are claiming sovereign immunity in a lawsuit filed by the state of Kansas.
City tries to lower litigation costs in Fond du Lac Band casino case

(06/05)

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

(06/05)

Attorney General Derek Schmidt said he needs to conduct 'extensive' legal research amid a looming furlough for state employees.
Four defendants face court date in Chukchansi Tribe casino case

(06/04)

Vernon King, who was the treasurer of one faction of the tribe, remains free pending resolution of his role in an incident that led to the closure of the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino.
GAO releases report into regulation of $28B tribal casino industry

(06/03)

The report does not contain any major bombshells or reveal any significant controversies but it provides some key information about Class III gaming compacts.
NIGC seeks dismissal of suit over Quapaw Tribe casino expansion

(06/03)

The state of Kansas is trying to stop the tribe from moving forward with a $15 million expansion of the Downstream Casino Resort.
City submits appeal in gaming dispute with Fond du Lac Band

(06/02)

The city has lost every single ruling but is asking the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to hear the case anyway.
Kialegee Tribal Town granted extension to respond in casino case

(05/27)

The state of Oklahoma wants to sue the tribe and its leaders for proposing a casino on an Indian allotment.
Chukchansi Tribe remains in talks with NIGC for casino reopening

(05/26)

More than 1,000 people were put out of work when the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino was forced to close in October 2010.
Creek Nation seeks Native workers for $329M casino expansion

(05/22)

The Tribal Employment Rights Office will hold a job fair at the River Spirit Event Center on May 28.
Judge issues decision in Fort Sill Apache Tribe gaming dispute

(05/18)

The tribe had been waiting more than three years for the National Indian Gaming Commission to rule on an appeal affecting its reservation in southern New Mexico.
Jonodev Chaudhuri takes oath of office as new leader of NIGC

(05/14)

The Muscogee Nation citizen is the seventh chairman of the agency that oversees the $28 billion tribal casino industry.
Quapaw Tribe still facing questions about casino in Arkansas

(05/13)

Chairman John Berrey has insisted a casino is not in the works for ancestral land in Little Rock, the state capital.
NIGC rules against Fort Sill Apache Tribe in gaming dispute

(05/07)

The agency determined that the tribe's reservation in southern New Mexico does not qualify for a casino under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
Fort Sill Apache Tribe awaits ruling on gaming for New Mexico

(05/06)

An appeal over the status of the tribe's reservation remains in limbo at the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Ho-Chunk Nation wins decision on legality of video poker games

(04/30)

The ruling is a complete victory for the tribe over the status of machines that were installed at a facility in Madison, Wisconsin.
New  NIGC Chairman Jonodev Chaudhuri chooses chief of staff

(04/28)

Shannon O'Loughlin, a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, will lead the day-to-day operations of the agency.
ICT interview with confirmed NIGC Chairman Jonodev Chaudhuri

(04/24)

The National Indian Gaming Commission finally has a new leader with the Senate confirmation of Jonodev Chaudhuri to run the agency that regulates the $28 billion tribal casino industry.
Quapaw Tribe aims to dispel concerns about casino in Arkansas

(04/21)

Chairman John Berrey has been meeting with local officials to discuss the tribe's land-into-trust application.
Press Release: Sen. Tester on Senate confirmation of Jonodev Chaudhuri as NIGC Chairman

(04/16)

Senator Jon Tester, Vice-Chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, today applauded the Senate confirmation of Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri to be Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Press Release: Sen. Barrasso on Senate confirmation of Jonodev Chaudhuri as NIGC Chairman

(04/16)

Senator John Barrasso Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, praised the Senate’s approval of nominee Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri to serve as the Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Senate set for final vote on NIGC nominee Jonodev Chaudhuri

(04/16)

The agency that oversees the $28 billion tribal gaming industry has been without a confirmed leader since September 2013.
Quapaw Tribe faces opposition over possible casino in Arkansas

(04/16)

Some local officials want the tribe to state that it won't use the land in Little Rock for gaming but that wouldn't necessarily bar a casino in the future.
Fond du Lac Band spars with city over services for urban casino

(04/15)

The city of Duluth has demanded $2 million a year, a figure that the tribe won't accept.
Judge affirms state jurisdiction in Chukchansi Tribe casino case

(04/13)

The 15 defendants include two leaders of a rival faction within the tribe and 13 non-Indians that were hired as police officers.
Chukchansi Tribe lays off top casino executives and regulators

(04/10)

Chairman Reggie Lewis said the tribe doesn't need regulators right now because there's no activity to regulate at the shuttered Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino.
Disputed leaders of Chukchansi Tribe in court over casino closure

(04/09)

The tribe's casino has been closed for six months as 15 people who were involved in a confrontation there face charges in state court.
Leader of Fort Sill Apache Tribe to discuss New Mexico gaming

(04/03)

The tribe wants to use its reservation in the southern part of the state for gaming but has run into numerous obstacles.
Fond du Lac Band faces more court battles with city over casino

(04/02)

The city of Duluth keeps on fighting despite losing a series of lawsuits affecting the Fond-du-Luth Casino.
City loses yet another ruling in Fond du Lac Band gaming dispute

(04/01)

This time the city lost a lawsuit that was filed against the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Supreme Court asked to hear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming case

(03/27)

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.
Governor won't sign casino compact with Fort Sill Apache Tribe

(03/26)

The tribe has a reservation in the southern part of New Mexico that it wants to use for gaming.
Quapaw Tribe insists a casino isn't focus of Arkansas land plan

(03/25)

The tribe has filed a land-into-trust application for 160 acres of its former reservation.
Quapaw Tribe open to casino on historic homeland in Arkansas

(03/23)

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

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