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'Economic self-sufficiency': Pamunkey Tribe pursues casino in Virginia
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'Economic self-sufficiency': Pamunkey Tribe pursues casino in Virginia (June 14, 2018)
The Pamunkey Tribe is in for the long haul as it seeks land for a casino in Virginia.

Trump administration still mum on gaming agreement for Mashantucket Tribe
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Trump administration still mum on gaming agreement for Mashantucket Tribe (June 13, 2018)
The Trump administration has yet to take action on a gaming agreement for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and lawmakers want to know why.

Sault Tribe faces doubts about long-stalled off-reservation casino
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Sault Tribe faces doubts about long-stalled off-reservation casino (June 13, 2018)
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians might be looking elsewhere for gaming opportunities thanks to the Trump administration.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in limbo as gaming industry advances in Massachusetts
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in limbo as gaming industry advances in Massachusetts (June 11, 2018)
As the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe sits in limbo before the Trump administration, non-Indian interests make strides in Massachusetts.

Shawnee Tribe wins federal approval of Class III gaming compact
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Shawnee Tribe wins federal approval of Class III gaming compact (June 7, 2018)
The Shawnee Tribe continues to make progress on a long-awaited off-reservation casino.

Trump administration reverses course on tribal gaming agreement in Connecticut
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Trump administration reverses course on tribal gaming agreement in Connecticut (June 4, 2018)
After keeping the Mohegan Tribe in the dark for 10 months, the Trump team has finally spoken.

Gaming companies threatened for doing business with Pueblo of Pojoaque
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Gaming companies threatened for doing business with Pueblo of Pojoaque (June 4, 2018)
When it comes to Indian gaming, the state of New Mexico has found that threats and strong arming pay off.

Shawnee Tribe plans to open long-awaited off-reservation casino in summer of 2019
Openings & Closings
Shawnee Tribe plans to open long-awaited off-reservation casino in summer of 2019 (June 4, 2018)
After more than a decade of work, the Shawnee Tribe is finally joining the Indian gaming industry.

Connecticut governor seeks to negotiate sports betting with tribes
Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut governor seeks to negotiate sports betting with tribes (May 22, 2018)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe could be on the road to sports betting soon in Connecticut.

Muscogee Nation plans new gaming development after clearing federal hurdle
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Muscogee Nation plans new gaming development after clearing federal hurdle (May 14, 2018)
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation aims to revitalize Lake Eufaula in Oklahoma with a casino, hotel and other development.

Bureau of Indian Affairs holds back fire from White Mountain Apache Tribe's casino
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Bureau of Indian Affairs holds back fire from White Mountain Apache Tribe's casino (May 11, 2018)
A blaze near the White Mountain Apache Tribe's casino was caused by a vehicle's exhaust system, the Bureau of Indian Affairs confirmed.

Former chief of Pamunkey Tribe slams gaming plan as 'recipe for disaster'
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Former chief of Pamunkey Tribe slams gaming plan as 'recipe for disaster' (May 11, 2018)
The former chief of the Pamunkey Tribe is criticizing the involvement of a non-Indian billionaire in plans for a gaming facility.

Hopi Tribe officially joins Indian gaming industry with approved compact
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Hopi Tribe officially joins Indian gaming industry with approved compact (May 7, 2018)
Though it lacks a physical casino at this point, the Hopi Tribe has officially joined the Indian gaming industry.

Yet another federal appeals court backs restoration of tribal homelands
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Yet another federal appeals court backs restoration of tribal homelands (May 2, 2018)
The winning streak continues for Indian Country with yet another federal appeals court decision in favor of tribal homelands.

Tribes with casinos just a couple of miles apart step up their food game
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Tribes with casinos just a couple of miles apart step up their food game (April 26, 2018)
The Kalispel Tribe and the Spokane Tribe are competing for gamblers' dollars and their taste buds too.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe off-reservation casino remains the talk of the town
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Timbisha Shoshone Tribe off-reservation casino remains the talk of the town (April 26, 2018)
Two years after proposing an off-reservation casino, the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe appears no closer to its goal.

Pamunkey Tribe partners with billionaire developer in push for casino
Land Acquisitions
Pamunkey Tribe partners with billionaire developer in push for casino (April 25, 2018)
The recently recognized Pamunkey Tribe is working with a billionaire developer as it seeks to open the first casino in Virginia, an endeavor characterized by numerous hurdles.

Lawmakers from Connecticut prompted probe into handling of tribal agreements
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Lawmakers from Connecticut prompted probe into handling of tribal agreements (April 25, 2018)
Will the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe finally get some answers from the Trump administration?

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces local questions about homelands bill
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces local questions about homelands bill (April 24, 2018)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is seeing support in the nation's capital for a bill to protect its homelands but the situation looks a little different back home.

Ho-Chunk Nation still waiting for movement on off-reservation casino
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Ho-Chunk Nation still waiting for movement on off-reservation casino (April 24, 2018)
It's been more than five years since the Ho-Chunk Nation has since action on its off-reservation casino. What gives?

Pamunkey Tribe connected to acquisition of land by gaming company
Land Acquisitions
Pamunkey Tribe connected to acquisition of land by gaming company (April 23, 2018)
The recently recognized Pamunkey Tribe is moving full steam ahead with plans for a gaming facility in Virginia.

Comanche Nation citizens warned of big hit from rival Chickasaw Nation casino
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Comanche Nation citizens warned of big hit from rival Chickasaw Nation casino (April 23, 2018)
The Comanche Nation is expecting a 25 percent decline in revenues at one of its gaming facilities, and tribal citizens will feel the pain too.

Tribes welcome probe into Trump administration's handling of gaming agreements
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Tribes welcome probe into Trump administration's handling of gaming agreements (April 23, 2018)
The Trump administration is facing yet another internal investigation, this one over gaming agreements for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Mechoopda Tribe: 'Enough is enough' as appeals court rules in homelands case
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Mechoopda Tribe: 'Enough is enough' as appeals court rules in homelands case (April 20, 2018)
The Mechoopda Tribe is still willing to sit down with local opponents to discuss plans for a long-delayed casino in northern California.

Tribes still facing legal questions in bid for new casino in Connecticut
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Tribes still facing legal questions in bid for new casino in Connecticut (April 17, 2018)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe can't seem to catch a break when it comes to a new casino.

Mechoopda Tribe looks forward to casino after securing victory in court
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Mechoopda Tribe looks forward to casino after securing victory in court (April 17, 2018)
The Mechoopda Tribe plans to move forward with a long-delayed casino but opponents don't seem willing to accept defeat.

Mechoopda Tribe scores victory in long-running fight over homelands
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Mechoopda Tribe scores victory in long-running fight over homelands (April 13, 2018)
The court victories keep coming for tribes seeking to restore their homelands even as the Trump administration seeks to erect more hurdles for Indian Country.

Guidiville Band off-reservation casino officially dead with settlement
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Guidiville Band off-reservation casino officially dead with settlement (April 13, 2018)
The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians has officially dropped plans for an off-reservation casino in northern California.

North Fork Rancheria secures confirmation of win in homelands case
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North Fork Rancheria secures confirmation of win in homelands case (April 11, 2018)
The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians has scored another win in a long-running fight to restore its homelands in California.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces hurdles in Washington for casino bid
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Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces hurdles in Washington for casino bid (April 11, 2018)
As predicted, the Trump administration is raising hurdles for the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe as it pursues an off-reservation casino.

Trump administration hit for keeping two tribes in Connecticut in the dark
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Trump administration hit for keeping two tribes in Connecticut in the dark (April 6, 2018)
Blankets and an honor song didn't work. What will it take to see action from the Trump administration?

Shawnee Tribe planning to start work on off-reservation casino
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Shawnee Tribe planning to start work on off-reservation casino (March 29, 2018)
The Shawnee Tribe officially signed the deed for the site of the future Golden Mesa Casino in Oklahoma.

Hearing expected in Senate on Lytton Band homelands measure
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Hearing expected in Senate on Lytton Band homelands measure (March 27, 2018)
A bill to place about 940 acres in trust for the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians appears to be gaining steam on Capitol Hill.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes another bill to protect homelands
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes another bill to protect homelands (March 26, 2018)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is gaining more support on Capitol Hill as it defends its homelands and gaming plans from litigation.

Tule River Tribe headed to D.C. to lobby for off-reservation casino
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Tule River Tribe headed to D.C. to lobby for off-reservation casino (March 22, 2018)
The Tule River Tribe is bringing its off-reservation casino proposal to a top Republican lawmaker in Washington, D.C.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails bill to reaffirm status of homelands
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails bill to reaffirm status of homelands (March 21, 2018)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is welcoming a new bill that reaffirms the trust status of its homelands in Massachusetts.

Pamunkey Tribe announces plans for $700 million gaming facility
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Pamunkey Tribe announces plans for $700 million gaming facility (March 16, 2018)
The Pamunkey Tribe is seeking to join the Indian gaming industry but doesn't plan on building a casino on its reservation in Virginia.

Kiowa Tribe prepares to debut new casino with more in the works
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Kiowa Tribe prepares to debut new casino with more in the works (March 15, 2018)
The Kiowa Tribe is opening a new gaming facility and is looking to the Trump administration to help with two more projects.

Tule River Tribe seeks local support for off-reservation casino bid
California | Casino Stalker
Tule River Tribe seeks local support for off-reservation casino bid (March 13, 2018)
The Tule River Tribe continues to push for a move of its casino to a new, off-reservation site in California.

Tribes finally start demolition at site of delayed casino in Connecticut
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Tribes finally start demolition at site of delayed casino in Connecticut (March 6, 2018)
Amid delays attributed to the Trump administration, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe finally started demolition work for their new casino in Connecticut.

Wilton Rancheria wins court decision in favor of long-awaited casino
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Wilton Rancheria wins court decision in favor of long-awaited casino (March 1, 2018)
A federal judge has sided with the Wilton Rancheria, rejecting a challenge to the tribe's long-awaited casino project in northern California.

Tribes still planning to start work on delayed casino in Connecticut
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Tribes still planning to start work on delayed casino in Connecticut (February 28, 2018)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are almost ready to start initial work on a long-delayed casino in Connecticut.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe waits for Trump team's decision on casino
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe waits for Trump team's decision on casino (February 22, 2018)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still doesn't know when the Trump administration will make a decision on its long-delayed casino in Massachusetts.

Washoe Tribe plans to expand offerings at casino with new compact
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Washoe Tribe plans to expand offerings at casino with new compact (February 21, 2018)
The Washoe Tribe plans to expand the offerings at its unique casino after amending its Class III gaming compact with the state of Nevada.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe refutes rumors of marijuana at casino
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Timbisha Shoshone Tribe refutes rumors of marijuana at casino (February 12, 2018)
The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe will not engage in 'any ' marijuana activities at the site of its proposed casino in California, Chairman George Gholson said.

Candidate vows to approve Ho-Chunk Nation off-reservation casino
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Candidate vows to approve Ho-Chunk Nation off-reservation casino (February 8, 2018)
A decision is still far away but a candidate for governor in Wisconsin says he will approve an off-reservation casino for the Ho-Chunk Nation.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits Trump team's decision on casino
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits Trump team's decision on casino (February 8, 2018)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is still waiting for the Trump administration to make a decision on its long-delayed casino in Massachusetts.

Ho-Chunk Nation still waiting for action on off-reservation casino
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Ho-Chunk Nation still waiting for action on off-reservation casino (February 6, 2018)
President Wilfrid Cleveland: 'We've had great feedback from the White House on this.'

Trump team appears willing to delay tribal casino deal in Connecticut indefinitely
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Trump team appears willing to delay tribal casino deal in Connecticut indefinitely (February 6, 2018)
The Trump administration is advancing a curious argument as it battles the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe over plans for a new casino in Connecticut.

Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton lobbies against tribes' casino
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut
Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton lobbies against tribes' casino (February 1, 2018)
Gale Norton, a former Secretary of the Interior during the George W. Bush administration, is part of a major lobbying effort aimed at defeating a tribally-owned casino in Connecticut.

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