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Tule River Tribe gains federal approval to move casino

Tule River Tribe gains federal approval to move casino (November 5, 2019)

The Trump administration says the Tule River Tribe can move its casino to a new site but the governor of California must agree too.

Agua Caliente Band breaks ground on third gaming facility

Agua Caliente Band breaks ground on third gaming facility (November 5, 2019)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians will open another casino in southern California after winning approval from the federal government.

Pokagon Band negotiates historic Class III gaming compact in Indiana

Pokagon Band negotiates historic Class III gaming compact in Indiana (November 4, 2019)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians continues to plan big for its gaming facility in Indiana.

Wilton Rancheria secures victory in homelands case

Wilton Rancheria secures victory in homelands case (October 8, 2019)

The Wilton Rancheria is celebrating after a federal judge sided with the tribe and the federal government in a homelands case.

Pamunkey Tribe keeps options open in pursuit of $700 million casino

Pamunkey Tribe keeps options open in pursuit of $700 million casino (September 27, 2019)

The recently recognized Pamunkey Tribe is moving forward with a $700 million gaming resort in Virginia.

Pokagon Band in early stages of Class III gaming compact talks in Indiana

Pokagon Band in early stages of Class III gaming compact talks in Indiana (September 9, 2019)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is set to make history again by entering into a Class III gaming compact in Indiana.

Scotts Valley Band sues Trump administration over homelands decision

Scotts Valley Band sues Trump administration over homelands decision (August 29, 2019)

The Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians is in court to defend plans for a casino in the Bay Area of California.

Agua Caliente Band moves forward with plans for third gaming facility

Agua Caliente Band moves forward with plans for third gaming facility (August 28, 2019)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is seeking to open a third casino on land contiguous to the reservation.

Ponca Tribe faces more litigation as opponents continue to fight casino

Ponca Tribe faces more litigation as opponents continue to fight casino (August 28, 2019)

Opponents in Iowa and Nebraska aren't heeding the Ponca Tribe's call for a more cooperative relationship when it comes to gaming.

Shawnee Tribe announces September 12 opening date for long-awaited casino

Shawnee Tribe announces September 12 opening date for long-awaited casino (August 26, 2019)

It took more than a decade but the Shawnee Tribe is finally ready to debut the Golden Mesa Casino.

Enterprise Rancheria getting closer to debut of long-awaited casino

Enterprise Rancheria getting closer to debut of long-awaited casino (August 14, 2019)

The Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria is getting ready to welcome guests to its Hard Rock development in California.

Tejon Tribe wins approval for intergovernmental agreement with county

Tejon Tribe wins approval for intergovernmental agreement with county (August 14, 2019)

The future continues to look bright for the Tejon Tribe, just a few years after being restored to federal recognition.

Cayuga Nation sues cable network over portrayal in 'Billions' show

Cayuga Nation sues cable network over portrayal in 'Billions' show (August 13, 2019)

A popular cable series did little to disguise the identity of the 'Cayuga' people who were depicted in a recent episode.

Ponca Tribe scores another legal victory against casino opponents

Ponca Tribe scores another legal victory against casino opponents (August 13, 2019)

The Ponca Tribe can continue to operate its gaming facility on its homelands in Iowa.

Chemehuevi Tribe looks to revive plan for off-reservation casino

Chemehuevi Tribe looks to revive plan for off-reservation casino (July 31, 2019)

The Chemehuevi Tribe is eyeing an off-reservation casino in California as it completes work on a new facility.

Wilton Rancheria remains optimistic for long-awaited casino

Wilton Rancheria remains optimistic for long-awaited casino (July 16, 2019)

The Wilton Rancheria continues to plan for a late 2020 opening for its casino amid ongoing litigation filed by opponents in California.

Tejon Tribe awaits next steps for $600 million Hard Rock gaming project

Tejon Tribe awaits next steps for $600 million Hard Rock gaming project (July 11, 2019)

The Tejon Tribe is seeking local support in its journey toward self-sufficiency.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe seeks agreement for potential new gaming facility

Pascua Yaqui Tribe seeks agreement for potential new gaming facility (July 9, 2019)

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe might open a third gaming facility in Arizona with the support of the local community.

Virginia enters new era with gaming devices resembling slot machines

Virginia enters new era with gaming devices resembling slot machines (July 8, 2019)

Non-Indian facilities in Virginia are now offering bets on 'historical' horse races -- on devices that look and feel a lot like slot machines.

Colville Tribes weigh possible casino on ancestral territory

Colville Tribes weigh possible casino on ancestral territory (June 24, 2019)

The Colville Tribes are looking to work with local governments as they pursue economic development options in Washington state.

Republican U.S. Senator blasts Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for 'bullying'

Republican U.S. Senator blasts Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for 'bullying' (June 19, 2019)

A sitting U.S. Senator is accusing North Carolina's most prominent tribe of hypocrisy and greed.

Redding Rancheria seeks approval to move casino to new site

Redding Rancheria seeks approval to move casino to new site (June 11, 2019)

The Redding Rancheria is making progress on long-running plans to relocate its casino to a bigger site in northern California.

Tejon Tribe lines up big partner for long-awaited gaming development

Tejon Tribe lines up big partner for long-awaited gaming development (June 4, 2019)

The Tejon Tribe continues to make progress on a casino in central California.

Gun Lake Tribe shares another $8.2 million in gaming revenues in Michigan

Gun Lake Tribe shares another $8.2 million in gaming revenues in Michigan (June 4, 2019)

Gaming continues to be good business for the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians and its neighbors in Michigan.

Tule River Tribe takes another step toward relocation of casino

Tule River Tribe takes another step toward relocation of casino (May 31, 2019)

The Tule River Tribe is getting closer to a decision from the Trump administration.

Ho-Chunk Nation makes major progress on off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation makes major progress on off-reservation casino (May 31, 2019)

The Ho-Chunk Nation is getting closer to a decision on a long-awaited gaming project in Wisconsin.

Comanche Nation 'disappointed' with end to dispute over rival tribal casino

Comanche Nation 'disappointed' with end to dispute over rival tribal casino (May 30, 2019)

The Comanche Nation has hit the end of the road with its challenge to another tribe's casino.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sues Trump administration over stalled casino

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sues Trump administration over stalled casino (May 29, 2019)

Is a prominent Republican lawmaker from California holding back the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe?

Open Secrets: Lobbyists rely on Trump administration to block tribal projects

Open Secrets: Lobbyists rely on Trump administration to block tribal projects (May 23, 2019)

Non-Indian interests have hired lobbyists close to President Donald Trump in hopes of derailing tribes. The strategy appears to be working.

VIDEO: Buena Vista Rancheria celebrates grand opening of long-awaited casino

VIDEO: Buena Vista Rancheria celebrates grand opening of long-awaited casino (May 21, 2019)

It took more than a decade but the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians finally achieved success.

Catawba Nation continues to see opposition to casino on homelands

Catawba Nation continues to see opposition to casino on homelands (May 21, 2019)

From religious groups to a rival tribe, the Catawba Nation is facing hurdles as it pursues a casino in North Carolina.

Catawba Nation asks Congress to fulfill promise in land claim settlement

Catawba Nation asks Congress to fulfill promise in land claim settlement (May 3, 2019)

The Catawba Nation is still seeking a brighter future, nearly three decades after settling its land claim against the United States.

Tejon Tribe finally sees action on long-awaited gaming development

Tejon Tribe finally sees action on long-awaited gaming development (May 2, 2019)

It's taking longer than expected but the Tejon Tribe is inching closer to a casino in California.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes movement on bill to protect homelands

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes movement on bill to protect homelands (May 2, 2019)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is seeing progress on a bill to protect its reservation from being taken out of trust.

Ponca Tribe scores another decision in favor of gaming rights

Ponca Tribe scores another decision in favor of gaming rights (May 2, 2019)

The Ponca Tribe can engage in gaming on its trust land in Iowa, federal regulators ruled for a third time in the long-running saga.

Cowlitz Tribe debuts convenience store and gas station on gaming anniversary

Cowlitz Tribe debuts convenience store and gas station on gaming anniversary (April 22, 2019)

It's been two years since the Cowlitz Tribe opened its long-awaited gaming facility and business only continues to grow.

Catawba Nation homelands bill slated for first hearing on Capitol Hill

Catawba Nation homelands bill slated for first hearing on Capitol Hill (April 22, 2019)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will take testimony on a bill that paves the way for a Catawba Nation casino in North Carolina.

Comanche Nation asks Supreme Court to hear dispute over rival tribe's casino

Comanche Nation asks Supreme Court to hear dispute over rival tribe's casino (April 8, 2019)

The Comanche Nation is trying to keep a dispute over a new Chickasaw Nation casino alive in the court system.

Catawba Nation faces more opposition to homelands bill thanks to Eastern Cherokees

Catawba Nation faces more opposition to homelands bill thanks to Eastern Cherokees (April 3, 2019)

Two tribes continue to battle about who has the right to engage in gaming in North Carolina.

Buena Vista Rancheria announces grand opening for long-awaited casino

Buena Vista Rancheria announces grand opening for long-awaited casino (April 2, 2019)

It's taken more than a decade and the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians is ready to celebrate.

Ponca Tribe remains confident after judge's ruling affecting new casino

Ponca Tribe remains confident after judge's ruling affecting new casino (March 29, 2019)

A new court decision doesn't undermine the Ponca Tribe's sovereignty or its gaming rights, Chairman Larry Wright Jr said.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits action on bill to keep reservation in trust

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits action on bill to keep reservation in trust (March 28, 2019)

A bill to protect the homelands of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues to generate controversy on Capitol Hill.

Virginia gaming study bill becomes law as new betting machines arrive

Virginia gaming study bill becomes law as new betting machines arrive (March 25, 2019)

The state of Virginia has entered a new era, one in which the Pamunkey Tribe might open a casino.

Democrats plan to vote against homelands bill for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

Democrats plan to vote against homelands bill for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (March 25, 2019)

A bill to protect the homelands of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is facing opposition from Rhode Island's delegation in Congress.

Catawba Nation predicts 'huge' economic impact with casino on homelands

Catawba Nation predicts 'huge' economic impact with casino on homelands (March 20, 2019)

Chief Bill Harris says a casino would be a 'game changer' for the Catawba Nation.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes movement on bill to keep reservation in trust

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes movement on bill to keep reservation in trust (March 19, 2019)

The federal government hasn't taken a tribe's trust land out of trust since the termination era but it could happen in the Trump administration.

Ho-Chunk Nation ready to move forward with off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation ready to move forward with off-reservation casino (March 18, 2019)

'We're patient and persistent so whenever the approval process wraps up, we will be ready.'

Little River Band off-reservation casino faces opposition from fellow tribes

Little River Band off-reservation casino faces opposition from fellow tribes (March 18, 2019)

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians is pursuing an off-reservation casino in Michigan but fellow tribes aren't happy about it.

'Sad': Catawba Nation fires back after Eastern Cherokees slam homelands bill

'Sad': Catawba Nation fires back after Eastern Cherokees slam homelands bill (March 18, 2019)

A war is erupting between the Catawba Nation and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians over plans for a casino.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe no longer being financed by backer of stalled casino

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe no longer being financed by backer of stalled casino (March 4, 2019)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues to see setbacks as it battles the Trump administration in court.