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Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Eastern Shawnee Tribe considers casino at ancestral Ohio site (10/21)
Chief Glenda Wallace said development options will be discussed with the local community.

Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation
Judge won't let BIA proceed with compact for Pojoaque Pueblo (10/20)
The decision, however, leaves the door open for the federal government, as the tribe's trustee, to sue the state.

Filed Under: Compacts
Oglala Sioux Tribe might open third casino under new compact (10/17)
President Bryan Brewer said the casino could be located on the northern part of the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Filed Under: California | NIGC
Charges possible in dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's closed casino (10/17)
California falls under Public Law 280 so the state has criminal and civil jurisdiction in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Compacts
Oglala Sioux Tribe to install more slot machines with compact (10/13)
The new deal authorizes up to 750 slot machines at the tribe's two casinos.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
BIA wants views on Los Coyotes Band off-reservation casino (10/13)
The agency is working on the land-into-trust application and the environmental impact statement for the project.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
City urged to rescind support for Catawba Nation casino plan (10/09)
The tribe's land-into-trust application is still pending at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Legislation
Massachusetts voters asked to repeal gaming expansion law (10/09)
A repeal could affect the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, whose casino remains under review at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker | Litigation
Guidiville Band loses ruling in dispute over failed gaming project (10/06)
The tribe is suing the federal government and the city of Richmond but the city has won a key ruling.

Filed Under: Legislation | Litigation
Gun Lake Tribe hails new law that protects casino from litigation (09/29)
President Obama signed S.1603, the Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act, into law on Friday.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker
Former mayor remains hopeful on Los Coyotes Band casino bid (09/29)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has published the final environmental impact statement for the project but there's no timeline on a decision.

Filed Under: California | Land Acquisitions
Benton Paiute Tribe said to be interested in land swap for casino (09/23)
Plans are still in the preliminary stages but could involve a land swap with the U.S. Forest Service.

Filed Under: California | Compacts | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
9th Circuit poses tough questions in Big Lagoon casino case (09/18)
The judges criticized the state for waiting more than a decade to challenge the status of land placed in trust for the tribe in 1994.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Legislation
City won't allow vote on Tohono O'odham Nation casino plan (09/18)
The decision came as the Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing on a bill that would bar the casino.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Legislation | Litigation
Audio: SCIA takes up bill to bar Tohono O'odham Nation casino (09/17)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) clashed repeatedly at the hearing.

Filed Under: Land Acquisitions | Legislation | Litigation
House passes bill to shield Gun Lake Tribe casino from litigation (09/17)
The bill can now be sent to President Barack Obama for his signature with the goal of ending a lawsuit that one lawmaker described as 'frivolous.'

Filed Under: California | Compacts | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
9th Circuit takes up Big Lagoon Rancheria gaming land dispute (09/17)
Tribes across the nation are closely watching the case out of fear it will lead to more litigation over trust land acquisitions that were finalized years ago.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Legislation
Witnesses: Hearing on bill to bar Tohono O'odham Nation casino (09/16)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing tomorrow on S.2670, the Keep the Promise Act.

Filed Under: Legislation | Litigation
Vote set on bill to protect Gun Lake Tribe's casino from litigation (09/15)
The bill ensures that land already held in trust for the tribe can't be challenged in federal court.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Briefs filed in lawsuit over United Keetoowah Band's gaming site (09/12)
The tribe shut down the casino in August 2013 because the land is not in trust.

Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation
Judge won't issue injunction in Pojoaque Pueblo compact dispute (09/12)
The state of New Mexico is trying to prevent the Obama administration from issuing Class III gaming procedures for the tribe.

Filed Under: Federal Register | Litigation
Seminole Tribe wins ruling over state taxation at gaming facilities (09/11)
A federal judge handed the tribe a victory on two taxes that were being imposed on the reservation.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
SCIA sets hearing on bill to block Tohono O'odham Nation casino (09/11)
The Keep the Promise Act prevents the tribe from using its trust land for any forms of gaming.

Filed Under: California | Land Acquisitions | Legislation
9th Circuit to broadcast arguments in Big Lagoon casino dispute (09/10)
The case is being closely watched throughout Indian Country.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Federal Register
BIA publishes final report on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino bid (09/04)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is getting even closer to a casino.

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