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Filed Under: NIGC
Senate set for final vote on NIGC nominee Jonodev Chaudhuri (04/16)
The agency that oversees the $28 billion tribal gaming industry has been without a confirmed leader since September 2013.

Filed Under: Regulation
Creek Nation leader who took funds to gamble awaits sentence (04/03)
Roger Dana Barnett, the former second chief, admitted he took the money but appears to be reluctant to face punishment.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | NIGC
Supreme Court asked to hear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming case (03/27)
The tribe dropped plans to build a casino on an Indian allotment but the state of Oklahoma is trying to keep the dispute alive by asking the justices to review a case that's very similar to one they recently decided.

Filed Under: Business Deals
Creek Nation council pushes leader to resign over gaming deal (03/20)
Chief George Tiger has defended his decision to sign a deal that promoted another tribe's casino.

Filed Under: Business Deals
Creek Nation council weighs action against chief in casino deal (03/19)
Chief George Tiger continues to face pressure to step down in response to a gaming deal he signed in 2009.

Filed Under: NIGC
Senate committee approves NIGC nominee Jonodev Chaudhuri (03/19)
It will now be up to the full Senate to confirm the chairman of the agency that oversees the $28 billion tribal gaming industry.

Filed Under: Business Deals
Muscogee Nation leader faces ouster petition over gaming deal (03/18)
Chief George Tiger has denied any wrongdoing but tribal members and council leaders are angry.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Creek Nation leader won't resign amid criticism over casino deal (03/16)
Chief George Tiger said the agreement to promote the Kialegee Tribal Town casino was never a secret.

Filed Under: NIGC
Sen. Barrasso vows fast action on NIGC pick Jonodev Chaudhuri (03/12)
A vote on the nomination has been scheduled for next Wednesday, March 18.

Filed Under: Business Deals
Muscogee Nation Council asks chief to resign over gaming deal (03/11)
The council vote was symbolic but angry tribal members are planning to start a petition to remove George Tiger from office.

Filed Under: NIGC
NIGC choice to appear before Senate Indian Affairs Committee (03/10)
Jonodev Chaudhuri serves as vice chair of the National Indian Gaming Commission and also as acting chair since the agency has been without a confirmed leader since September 2013.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Creek Nation leader paid to promote Kialegee Tribal Town casino (03/09)
Chief George Tiger denies any wrongdoing in signing a deal to work as a consultant for another tribe.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation set for big job far as part of casino expansion (03/03)
Some 5,000 workers will be needed during the two-year construction period.

Filed Under: NIGC
National Indian Gaming Commission choice gets another hearing (02/27)
Jonodev Chaudhuri, a member of the Muscogee Nation, has been serving as acting chair of the agency that regulates the tribal casino industry.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation seeks 5000 workers for big casino expansion (02/26)
A job fair will be held March 5 at the River Spirit Casino in Tulsa.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Muscogee man appeals conviction over Poarch Creek casino (01/14)
Wayland Gray was trying to bless a burial site when he was arrested and later convicted.

Filed Under: NIGC
Obama re-submits nomination for Jonodev Chaudhuri at NIGC (01/09)
The Senate failed to take action before the end of the last session of Congress.

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: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation finally starts work on $365M gaming project (11/20)
The project includes a 27-story hotel and a new 'Margaritaville' gaming and entertainment complex.

Filed Under: NIGC
Sen. Tester vows quick action on NIGC pick Jonodev Chaudhuri (11/13)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee spent less than 30 minutes on the nomination.

Filed Under: NIGC
NIGC nominee Jonodev Chaudhuri gets confirmation hearing (11/12)
The agency has been without a confirmed leader for more than a year.

Filed Under: NIGC
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on NIGC nominee (11/03)
Jonodev Chaudhuri is a member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation wins key permit for $375M casino expansion (10/16)
The tribe anticipates an opening for a 27-story hotel and Margaritaville venue sometime in 2016.

Filed Under: Regulation
Muscogee Nation leader reportedly used credit card at casinos (08/08)
U.S. Attorney Danny Williams said second chief Roger Barnett withdrew money at casino ATMs.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation waits on permit for $375M casino expansion (08/06)
Chief George Tiger expresses frustration with delays for a federal permit.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation adds steakhouse to $335M casino expansion (07/29)
The popular Mickey Mantle’s Steakhouse will be located in the new hotel at the River Spirit Casino.

Filed Under: NIGC
President Obama nominates Jonodev Chaudhuri to lead NIGC (07/23)
Chaudhuri is a member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation reports delay for $335M expansion at casino (07/10)
Chief George Tiger said the project will be completed in early 2016.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation working on $335M casino expansion project (05/22)
Renovations, including a Johnny Rockets, are being made in advance of the big expansion.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Opinion
Richard Pombo: Day of shame in opening of Poarch Creek casino (12/24)
Richard Pombo, a former Republican Congressman, criticizes the Poarch Band of Creek Indians for opening a $250 million casino on a sacred site.

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