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Trump team gets another extension in Supreme Court tribal casino caseFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Trump team gets another extension in Supreme Court tribal casino case (02/20)
President Donald Trump has an unusual connection to the dispute -- he once tried to partner with the Cowlitz Tribe, whose casino is the subject of a closely-watched lawsuit.

Republican lawmaker renews push for Tribal Labor Sovereignty ActFiled Under: Legislation | Meetings
Republican lawmaker renews push for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act (02/14)
Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Indiana), whose top staffer is a tribal citizen, thinks the bill can finally become law.

Senate committee passes Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act once againFiled Under: Legislation
Senate committee passes Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act once again (02/08)
Some Democrats on the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs objected to a bill that shields tribes and their casinos from federal labor law.

Wilton Rancheria casino land in limbo amid change in administrationFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria casino land in limbo amid change in administration (02/02)
The California tribe has been without a land base ever since it was illegally terminated in the 1950s.

Trump team gets more time for brief in Supreme Court tribal casino caseFiled Under: Business Deals | Land Acquisitions | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Trump team gets more time for brief in Supreme Court tribal casino case (01/31)
The new president once tried to partner with the Cowlitz Tribe for a casino that's now before the nation's highest court.

Shawnee Tribe waits for answer on off-reservation casino projectFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Shawnee Tribe waits for answer on off-reservation casino project (01/31)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs didn't make a decision before the end of the Obama administration.

Wilton Rancheria celebrates approval of gaming land applicationFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Federal Register | Land Acquisitions
Wilton Rancheria celebrates approval of gaming land application (01/26)
For the first time time in decades, the California tribe is looking forward to having a homeland.

Sault Tribe claims win on long-delayed off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Sault Tribe claims win on long-delayed off-reservation casino bid (01/26)
On the last full day of the Obama administration, the Bureau of Indian Affairs opened the door for approval of the project.

Ryan Smith and Mike Smith: Off-reservation gaming in the Trump eraFiled Under: Opinion
Ryan Smith and Mike Smith: Off-reservation gaming in the Trump era (01/25)
Tribes can gain some insight into how a Republican administration would address off-reservation gaming by looking back to the Bush administration.

Cowlitz Tribe hosts job far as opening date for casino approachesFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe hosts job far as opening date for casino approaches (01/12)
The ilani Casino Resort is due to open April 17 as opponents seek to derail it at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Shawnee Tribe forced to look far away for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Shawnee Tribe forced to look far away for off-reservation casino (01/11)
The proposed Golden Mesa Casino is more than 400 miles from tribal headquarters in Oklahoma.

Wilton Rancheria slams non-Indian interests for fighting casinoFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria slams non-Indian interests for fighting casino (01/10)
The tribe has made significant progress on its land-into-trust application but outsiders are trying to derail the $400 million project.

Shawnee Tribe poised to win approval for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Shawnee Tribe poised to win approval for off-reservation casino (01/06)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has concluded that a lengthy environmental impact statement isn't needed for the project in Oklahoma.

Ho-Chunk Nation still pushing off-reservation casino in WisconsinFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Ho-Chunk Nation still pushing off-reservation casino in Wisconsin (01/03)
The proposed casino in Beloit has been under review at the Bureau of Indian Affairs for more than four years.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino in limbo amid change in D.C.Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino in limbo amid change in D.C. (12/14)
The Massachusetts tribe had hoped to open the First Light Resort and Casino in the summer of 2017.

Wilton Rancheria takes a huge step forward with casino projectFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Federal Register
Wilton Rancheria takes a huge step forward with casino project (12/13)
With just a few weeks left in the Obama administration, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is delivering a big decision for the California tribe.

Supreme Court schedules oral argument in tribal immunity caseFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Supreme Court schedules oral argument in tribal immunity case (12/06)
The justices will hear the dispute in Lewis v. Clarke on January 9, 2017.

Pokagon Band secures historic approval to restore homeland in IndianaFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Pokagon Band secures historic approval to restore homeland in Indiana (11/23)
The tribe is making history with approval of the first land-into-trust application in Indiana.

National Indian Gaming Commission announces 2017 consultation scheduleFiled Under: NIGC
National Indian Gaming Commission announces 2017 consultation schedule (11/22)
Uncertainty is in the air in Indian Country but consultation remains a vital part of the federal agency's efforts.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino faces unknowns with Donald Trump in officeFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino faces unknowns with Donald Trump in office (11/10)
What will Indian gaming look like with Republican Donald Trump in the White House?

Spokane Tribe breaks ground on off-reservation casino projectFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Spokane Tribe breaks ground on off-reservation casino project (11/09)
The casino in Washington is likely the last of its kind to gain approval under the Obama administration.

Cowlitz Tribe remains confident as casino opponents file appealFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe remains confident as casino opponents file appeal (11/09)
The U.S. Supreme Court rarely accepts cases but this one might be attractive because it involves one of their prior decisions.

Jason Pack: Donald Trump would run America like his failed casinosFiled Under: Opinion
Jason Pack: Donald Trump would run America like his failed casinos (11/07)
'Donald Trump's background as a bully of the casino lobby provides a shockingly accurate picture of how he is likely to govern.'

Sault Tribe worried about gaming plan with change in administrationFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Sault Tribe worried about gaming plan with change in administration (11/02)
The Michigan tribe submitted a land-into-trust application two more years ago and there's no decision in sight.

Donald Trump avoided paying taxes on hundreds of millions in casino debtFiled Under: Business Deals
Donald Trump avoided paying taxes on hundreds of millions in casino debt (11/01)
The Republican presidential nominee racked up $1.3 billion in debt in connection with his failed gaming empire.

Twenty-Nine Palms Band disputes 'Donald Trump, You're Fired' storyFiled Under: Business Deals | Openings and Closings
Twenty-Nine Palms Band disputes 'Donald Trump, You're Fired' story (10/21)
The California tribe was once partners with Donald Trump but their relationship ended early.

Twenty-Nine Palms Band wore 'Donald Trump, you're fired' shirtsFiled Under: Business Deals | California
Twenty-Nine Palms Band wore 'Donald Trump, you're fired' shirts (10/18)
Tribal members became concerned about their deal with the mogul and surprised him at a meeting with the t-shirts.

APTN links Donald Trump's 1993 smear to rebuff by California tribeFiled Under: Business Deals | California | Connecticut | Public Relations | Regulation
APTN links Donald Trump's 1993 smear to rebuff by California tribe (10/12)
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's racial attacks on Indian Country go back decades.

Donald Trump hired firm to lobby for tribal casino deal in FloridaFiled Under: Business Deals | Compacts
Donald Trump hired firm to lobby for tribal casino deal in Florida (09/29)
Seven Arrows was paid to push for a deal with the Seminole Tribe but also was reimbursed for a potentially illegal trip to Cuba, Newsweek reports.

Editorial: Donald Trump wages war on the Indian gaming industryFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Donald Trump wages war on the Indian gaming industry (08/18)
Republican nominee for President, Donald Trump, has been waging war against American Indian Tribes since 1988.

Donald Trump paid $5M to settle hefty New Jersey casino tax billFiled Under: Regulation
Donald Trump paid $5M to settle hefty New Jersey casino tax bill (08/17)
The Republican presidential candidate once attacked tribes on tax issues but avoided paying his own tax bill for years.

Donald Trump tried to partner with Agua Caliente Band on casinoFiled Under: Business Deals | California
Donald Trump tried to partner with Agua Caliente Band on casino (07/26)
The real estate mogul tiibal headquarters in California just a few months before he launched his infamous attack on Indian gaming.

Coquille Tribe faced threats for hosting Donald Trump supporters at casinoFiled Under: Meetings | Public Relations
Coquille Tribe faced threats for hosting Donald Trump supporters at casino (07/11)
Only about 50 people attended the meeting at The Mill Casino, which rented space to supporters of the controversial Republican presidential candidate.

Mainstream media tunes into Donald Trump's attacks on Indian gamingFiled Under: Legislation
Mainstream media tunes into Donald Trump's attacks on Indian gaming (07/04)
A 1993 appearance on Capitol Hill was only just the beginning of the Republican presidential candidate's history of insulting Indian Country.

Donald Trump approved Indian gaming attack ads in New YorkFiled Under: New York | Regulation
Donald Trump approved Indian gaming attack ads in New York (06/30)
The campaign was aimed at the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, whose leaders were pursuing a casino that conflicted with the real estate mogul's interests.

Dean Obeidallah: Donald Trump's smears go back to the first AmericansFiled Under: Opinion
Dean Obeidallah: Donald Trump's smears go back to the first Americans (06/02)
If you think Donald Trump just started demonizing minority groups for personal gain during this current presidential campaign, then you don’t know Trump.

Donald Trump claims 'Jack Abrahamoff scandal' proves he was right about tribesFiled Under: Regulation
Donald Trump claims 'Jack Abrahamoff scandal' proves he was right about tribes (05/23)
The Republican presidential candidate's campaign manager in fact was a player in a scam that sent his boss -- a member of Congress -- to prison.

Donald Trump's long and strained relationship with Indian gamingFiled Under: Regulation
Donald Trump's long and strained relationship with Indian gaming (05/19)
If the presumptive GOP nominee wins the presidency, he will hold considerable sway over the $28.5 billion and growing tribal casino industry.

Cowlitz Tribe hosted Donald Trump to discuss his interest in casinoFiled Under: Business Deals | Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe hosted Donald Trump to discuss his interest in casino (05/09)
The casino mogul often brags of his business prowess but he failed to seal a deal with the the Washington tribe in the early 2000s.

Donald Trump tried to bully his way into New York tribe's casino bidFiled Under: New York
Donald Trump tried to bully his way into New York tribe's casino bid (04/18)
After the developers refused to bring the Republican presidential candidate on board, he ran racist ads against the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe.

Candidate suggests building wall around Chumash Tribe casinoFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Candidate suggests building wall around Chumash Tribe casino (03/24)
Taking a cue from Donald Trump, Karen Jones wants the tribe to pay for the wall around the Chumash Casino Resort.

Twenty-Nine Palms Band ended Donald Trump casino deal for $6MFiled Under: Business Deals | California
Twenty-Nine Palms Band ended Donald Trump casino deal for $6M (03/21)
The tribe signed a management contract with the Republican presidential candidate but ended it after just three years.

Donald Trump once claimed IGRA and tribal casinos were illegalFiled Under: Litigation | NIGC
Donald Trump once claimed IGRA and tribal casinos were illegal (01/29)
The real estate mogul didn't win in court but that didn't stop him from attacking tribes and the Indian gaming industry.

Cowlitz Tribe turned down Donald Trump for gaming partnershipFiled Under: Business Deals | Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe turned down Donald Trump for gaming partnership (10/05)
The Republican presidential candidate attempted to explain some of his negative and racially charged comments about Native Americans in a newly-disclosed letter.

Menominee Nation casino foe ends GOP presidential campaignFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation casino foe ends GOP presidential campaign (09/22)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) dropped out of the race barely two months after announcing his bid for the White House.

Donald Trump wanted Jeb Bush to negotiate gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts
Donald Trump wanted Jeb Bush to negotiate gaming compact (09/18)
The Republican presidential candidate actively lobbied for a Class III deal because he wanted to manage casinos for the Seminole Tribe.

Donald Trump spars with Jeb Bush over gaming bid in Florida Filed Under: Compacts
Donald Trump spars with Jeb Bush over gaming bid in Florida (09/17)
The Republican frontrunner denied ever wanting to open a casino in the Sunshine State in partnership with the Seminole Tribe.

Donald Trump tried to open casino with Seminole Tribe in FloridaFiled Under: Compacts
Donald Trump tried to open casino with Seminole Tribe in Florida (09/02)
A failed gaming deal might be behind the Republican candidate's attacks on former Florida governor Jeb Bush.

Donald Trump supported then opposed casino in ConnecticutFiled Under: Business Deals | Connecticut
Donald Trump supported then opposed casino in Connecticut (08/21)
The Republican presidential candidate who once said tribes in the state 'don't look like Indians to me' ended up with a sweet deal at the end of the saga.

American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential raceFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut | New York | Public Relations
American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential race (08/12)
The Republican field includes a handful of contenders with somewhat negative records on Indian gaming.

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