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Richard Velky: Schaghticoke Tribal Nation left behind once again

Richard Velky: Schaghticoke Tribal Nation left behind once again (August 26, 2019)

When it comes to gaming, the same old tribes play the same old tune in Connecticut.

Non-Indian gaming company sues Trump administration over tribal agreements

Non-Indian gaming company sues Trump administration over tribal agreements (August 7, 2019)

A non-Indian company is still trying to derail the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

'There was no substance': Ryan Zinke claims exoneration in Indian gaming scandal

'There was no substance': Ryan Zinke claims exoneration in Indian gaming scandal (July 23, 2019)

The former leader of the Department of the Interior is telling the media and energy interests that he's been cleared of wrongdoing.

President Trump's Indian gaming pick up for confirmation hearing

President Trump's Indian gaming pick up for confirmation hearing (July 23, 2019)

Donald Trump was openly hostile to tribes when he was in the casino business. Now he gets to pick the federal official overseeing the Indian gaming industry.

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.

Non-Indian firms that fought tribes in talks for sale of gaming property

Non-Indian firms that fought tribes in talks for sale of gaming property (May 21, 2019)

'Makes no sense at all,' one gaming consultant said of the potential deal in Massachusetts.

Non-Indian firm keeps gaming license despite sexual misconduct scandal

Non-Indian firm keeps gaming license despite sexual misconduct scandal (April 30, 2019)

Billionaire mogul Steve Wynn trashed tribes in bidding for a casino license in Massachusetts. His legacy lives on.

New Interior leader had 'absolutely nothing to do with' stalled tribal casino

New Interior leader had 'absolutely nothing to do with' stalled tribal casino (April 17, 2019)

David Bernhardt gets credit for doing a lot at the Department of the Interior. Except when it might get him into trouble.

Sports betting moves slowly amid concerns from tribes in several states

Sports betting moves slowly amid concerns from tribes in several states (April 9, 2019)

A landmark Supreme Court decision opened the door for states to offer sports betting but only a handful have done so amid concerns in Indian Country.

Former Secretary Ryan Zinke under grand jury investigation for tribal debacle

Former Secretary Ryan Zinke under grand jury investigation for tribal debacle (February 22, 2019)

The Trump administration's tribal dealings have been characterized as one disaster after another and one of them appears to be catching up with Ryan Zinke, the former Secretary of the Interior.

'Significant political pressure': Former Secretary Zinke under scrutiny in tribal lawsuit

'Significant political pressure': Former Secretary Zinke under scrutiny in tribal lawsuit (February 15, 2019)

Ryan Zinke has left the Trump administration but his Indian Country legal troubles are far from over.

'Tribal Winds': Long-delayed gaming project back on the agenda in Connecticut

'Tribal Winds': Long-delayed gaming project back on the agenda in Connecticut (January 28, 2019)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are renewing efforts to open a casino that has been stalled by the Trump administration.

Tribes see decline in revenues as new casino remains in limbo

Tribes see decline in revenues as new casino remains in limbo (January 7, 2019)

When it comes to gaming, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe didn't have such a great 2018.

Tribes welcome bill to advance casino stalled by Trump administration

Tribes welcome bill to advance casino stalled by Trump administration (December 13, 2018)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are tired of waiting on the Trump administration.

Tribes see another decline in slot machine revenues in Connecticut

Tribes see another decline in slot machine revenues in Connecticut (November 15, 2018)

The two tribal casinos in Connecticut each reported a 10 percent decline in slot machine revenues, a sign of growing competition in New England.

News reports link Secretary Zinke's criminal woes to tribal gaming

News reports link Secretary Zinke's criminal woes to tribal gaming (November 1, 2018)

A tribal lobbying scandal during the George W. Bush era led to criminal indictments. It looks like another one is brewing in the nation's capital.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation seeks to revive gaming lawsuit

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation seeks to revive gaming lawsuit (October 17, 2018)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is firing back at the Trump administration as plans for a new casino remain in limbo.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation sees setback in case against Trump administration

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation sees setback in case against Trump administration (October 2, 2018)

The Trump administration has delayed a tribally-owned casino in Connecticut, a move that benefits a non-Indian rival.

Tribes see dip in slot machine revenues as rival opens new facility

Tribes see dip in slot machine revenues as rival opens new facility (September 18, 2018)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe have entered a new era in gaming.

Tribes see decline in slot machine revenues as they await new arrival

Tribes see decline in slot machine revenues as they await new arrival (August 15, 2018)

With a non-Indian rival about to open a new facility, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are entering a new era.

Guilty plea for sexual assault at Mashantucket Pequot casino hotel

Guilty plea for sexual assault at Mashantucket Pequot casino hotel (August 15, 2018)

A 25-year-old man is facing eight years in prison for a sexual assault at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

President Trump's nominee loves beating tribal interests in court

President Trump's nominee loves beating tribal interests in court (August 9, 2018)

An attorney who has defeated tribes in a slew of precedent-setting cases could see his influence spread across Indian Country.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation makes first entry into online gaming

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation makes first entry into online gaming (June 28, 2018)

Gamblers around the world can place bets on a roulette wheel at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes report mixed slot machine revenues

Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes report mixed slot machine revenues (June 19, 2018)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes saw mixed results in slot machine revenues as they get ready to break ground on a new development.

Mashantucket Tribe announces unexpected passing of top gaming executive

Mashantucket Tribe announces unexpected passing of top gaming executive (June 18, 2018)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is mourning the death of Felix Rappaport, the tribe's top gaming executive.

Tribes plan to break ground on long-awaited casino in Connecticut

Tribes plan to break ground on long-awaited casino in Connecticut (June 14, 2018)

Despite being kept in the dark by the Trump administration, the Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes plan to open a new casino in 2020.

Trump administration still mum on gaming agreement for Mashantucket Tribe

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.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in limbo as gaming industry advances in Massachusetts

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.

Trump administration reverses course on tribal gaming agreement in Connecticut

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.

Online gaming also on the table as Connecticut negotiates with tribes

Online gaming also on the table as Connecticut negotiates with tribes (May 24, 2018)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are moving closer to online gaming and sports betting in Connecticut.

Connecticut governor seeks to negotiate sports betting with tribes

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.

Tribes seek a seat at table as states look into sports betting

Tribes seek a seat at table as states look into sports betting (May 21, 2018)

With a landmark Supreme Court decision on the books, tribes from California to Connecticut want to be at the table when it comes to sports betting.

Mashantucket and Mohegan interested in pursuing casinos in Japan

Mashantucket and Mohegan interested in pursuing casinos in Japan (May 16, 2018)

Two tribes are looking to the Land of the Rising Sun as they explore opportunities beyond their homelands in Connecticut.

Non-Indian firm fighting tribes announces earlier opening date for casino

Non-Indian firm fighting tribes announces earlier opening date for casino (April 26, 2018)

A $960 million commercial gaming facility in Massachusetts is coming together quickly while two tribes sit in limbo.

Lawmakers from Connecticut prompted probe into handling of tribal agreements

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?

Tribes welcome probe into Trump administration's handling of gaming agreements

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.

Tribes still facing legal questions in bid for new casino in Connecticut

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.

Trump administration hit for keeping two tribes in Connecticut in the dark

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?

Mashantucket Tribe oversees another union election for casino workers

Mashantucket Tribe oversees another union election for casino workers (April 5, 2018)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is overseeing another election for casino workers who are interested in joining a labor union.

City fires police officer who punched elderly employee at Pequot casino

City fires police officer who punched elderly employee at Pequot casino (April 4, 2018)

A police officer who assaulted an elderly employee at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has lost his job.

Tribes finally start demolition at site of delayed casino in Connecticut

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.

Tribes still planning to start work on delayed casino in Connecticut

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.

Trump team appears willing to delay tribal casino deal in Connecticut indefinitely

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.

Tribes ready to start initial work on delayed casino in Connecticut

Tribes ready to start initial work on delayed casino in Connecticut (February 2, 2018)

Initial work is slated to begin on a long-delayed and controversial tribally-owned casino in Connecticut.

Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton lobbies against tribes' casino

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.

Tribes in Connecticut support passage of Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act

Tribes in Connecticut support passage of Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act (January 24, 2018)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are among the many pushing for passage of a bill that exempts tribes from federal labor laws.

Tribes falling behind on schedule for controversial casino in Connecticut

Tribes falling behind on schedule for controversial casino in Connecticut (January 17, 2018)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe remain committed to a new casino in Connecticut despite falling behind on their schedule.

Tribes turn tables on non-Indian company intent on derailing new gaming facility

Tribes turn tables on non-Indian company intent on derailing new gaming facility (December 7, 2017)

Connecticut is getting 'played' by a non-Indian gaming company, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe say.

Tribes sue Trump administration for dragging feet on revised gaming agreements

Tribes sue Trump administration for dragging feet on revised gaming agreements (November 30, 2017)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe, along with the state of Connecticut, are suing the Trump administration for failing to take action on their gaming agreements.

Mashantucket Pequot tribal police arrest man for sexual assault at casino hotel

Mashantucket Pequot tribal police arrest man for sexual assault at casino hotel (November 29, 2017)

A New Hampshire man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.