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Filed Under: Legislation | Litigation | Regulation
Court reluctantly backs NLRB in Saginaw Chippewa Tribe dispute (07/01)
The three judges went to great lengths to explain why they were unable to side with the tribe in an unfair labor practices complaint.

Filed Under: Legislation
Appropriations bill blocks federal labor law at tribal businesses (06/22)
Efforts to shield tribal casinos from the National Labor Relations Act are stirring passions on Capitol Hill.

Filed Under: Legislation | Regulation
Debate on Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act moves to House panel (06/17)
Tribal leaders call on Congress to resolve uncertainty created by the National Labor Relations Board.

Filed Under: Legislation | Litigation
Law Article: Uncertainty abounds with federal labor law at casinos (06/15)
What is becoming clear is that nothing is settled, and this issue is likely headed for the Supreme Court or a possible legislative 'fix.'

Filed Under: Legislation | Litigation | Regulation
Union won't appeal decision in Chickasaw Nation casino dispute (06/12)
The National Labor Relations Board declined to assert jurisdiction over the WinStar World Casino and Resort due to the tribe's treaty rights.

Filed Under: Regulation
Law Article: Treaty protects Chickasaw Nation casino from NLRB (06/11)
The National Labor Relations Board has issued a decision indicating that the Chickasaw Nation can operate outside the confines of the National Labor Relations Act because it is a sovereign Indian nation with legal protections based on its treaties with the United States.

Filed Under: Legislation | Litigation
Senate committee takes up bill to shield tribal casinos from NLRB (06/09)
S.248, the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act, will be considered by the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.

Filed Under: Legislation | Regulation
Chickasaw Nation wins major ruling affecting labor law at casino (06/05)
The National Labor Relations Board cited the tribe's treaties in declining to assert jurisdiction over the WinStar World Casino and Resort.

Filed Under: Legislation
Texas tribes aim for level playing field with casino amendment (04/06)
The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and the Tigua Tribe aren't allowed to engage in gaming on their lands due to litigation from the state.

Filed Under: Compacts
Oklahoma reports drop in gaming exclusivity fees from tribes (11/21)
For the first time since 2004, tribes shared fewer revenues with the state.

Filed Under: Regulation
Chickasaw Nation fired casino employee after faulty arrest (11/10)
The charges against Austin Wren were dropped but he still lost his job and his casino license.

Filed Under: Regulation
Oklahoma tribes contribute $450K to gaming opponent in Texas (10/15)
The Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation operate casinos near the border.

Filed Under: Meetings
NIGA to hold mid-year conference at Chickasaw Nation casino (08/19)
This year's event takes place September 9-10 at WinStar World Casino and Resort.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | New York
New York set to award licenses for commercial casino this fall (08/11)
The Seneca Nation, the Mohegan Tribe, the Seminole Tribe and the Chickasaw Nation are in the casino race as developers or managers.

Filed Under: Litigation | Regulation
Supreme Court ruling affects NLRB proceedings at tribal casinos (08/07)
The Chickasaw Nation, the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe and the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians have been on the losing end of a sovereignty dispute.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | New York
Analysis: Picking the odds for New York commercial casino bids (07/07)
The Seminole Tribe and the Mohegan Tribe are among the bidders for commercial licenses.

Filed Under: Connecticut | New York | Regulation
Tribes among 17 applicants for commercial casinos in New York (07/01)
The Seminole Tribe, the Chickasaw Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are in the race.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | New York
Seminole Tribe joins Chickasaw Nation for New York casino plan (06/20)
Plans call for a casino on the waterfront in Rensselaer, across the river from the state capitol.

Filed Under: Connecticut | New York
Mashantucket Tribe withdraws commercial casino in New York (06/17)
Pequots are the second to drop out due to competition from another bidder.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | New York
Chickasaw Nation and partners change New York casino plans (06/05)
Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, plans to manage the proposed casino.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | New York
City waits for casino plan from Chickasaw Nation and partners (05/30)
Group faces June 30 deadline to negotiate a host agreement and secure local approval.

Filed Under: Business Deals | New York
Seneca Nation enters commercial gaming project in New York (05/22)
Five tribes are seeking to run commercial facilities in different regions of the state.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | New York
Chickasaw Nation joins commercial gaming project in New York (05/20)
Tribal subsidiary would manage casino in the Albany region.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Chickasaw Nation welcomes visitors to new hotel tower at casino (11/07)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma welcomed visitors to a new hotel at the Winstar World Casino on Wednesday.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Chickasaw Nation to host ribbon cutting for new casino hotel (11/04)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma will open a new hotel at its Winstar World Casino on Wednesday.

Filed Under: Business Deals
Chickasaw Nation signs agreement for water service at casino (08/14)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma reached an agreement for water and sewer services at one of its gaming facilities. The tribe will build a wastewater lift station and install a water line at the Chisholm Trail Casino in order to...

Filed Under: Litigation | Public Relations
NLRB asserts jurisdiction at Chickasaw Nation gaming facility (07/22)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma violated federal labor law at its casino near the Texas border, the National Labor Relations Board said.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Chickasaw Nation covers cost of $7.5M road project by casino (06/04)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma is paying for a $7.5 million road project near one of its casinos. The Oklahoma Transportation Commission will award a contract for the work, the Associated Press reported. It involves a new interchange near the...

Filed Under: Business Deals | Litigation
Chickasaw Nation in court over failed non-Indian gaming deal (02/07)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma is in court over a failed deal to buy two non-Indian casinos. Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, planned to buy DiamondJacks casinos in Bossier City, Louisiana, and Vicksburg, Mississippi, for $125 million. But the...

Filed Under: Business Deals
Chickasaw Nation exits from deal to buy non-Indian casinos (02/04)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma has withdrawn from a deal to buy two non-Indian gaming facilities for $125 million. Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, planned to buy DiamondJacks casinos in Bossier City, Louisiana, and Vicksburg, Mississippi. But the tribe...

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