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Quapaw Tribe secures dismissal of lawsuit over casino site in Kansas (12/18)

The tribe plans to spend $15 million to expand the Downstream Casino Resort onto trust land in Kansas.

Foes promise suit over Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino (12/18)

Don't expect the case to be filed soon -- opponents plan to wait up to six years to challenge the tribe's land-into-trust application.

Samish Nation still waiting for decision on long-awaited casino (12/16)

Plans call for a 48,100 square-foot casino on about 11.41 acres in Skagit County.

Kalispel Tribe boosts off-reservation casino with $3M golf club (12/11)

The acquisition helps the tribe stay competitive in the event another off-reservation casino opens nearby.

Carol Evans: Spokane Tribe deserves off-reservation casino too (12/08)

We face staggering social, health and environmental problems as historic sources of tribal revenue no longer exist, are in decline, and are near flatlining.

Mohegan Tribe signs partner for $5B casino proposal in Korea (11/24)

The Mohegan Sun Inspire project features a foreigners-only casino, a hotel complex, a 20,000-seat arena, shops, restaurants and other amenities.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to appeal decision in casino case (11/23)

The tribe isn't give up on plans to open a gaming facility on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

Editorial: Reject Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino project (11/23)

The Obama administration has tilted toward allowing tribes to create pockets of territory off their reservations, spurring casino development even as gambling revenues are leveling off.

Developers lose lawsuit over failed Kialegee Tribal Town casino (11/19)

Attorney Dennis J. Whittlesey was accused of malpractice but a federal judge dismissed the case against him.

Editorial: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe moves ahead with casino (11/18)

The next step in the process will be the Department of the Interior officially designating the East Taunton property and another 170 acres of land in Mashpee as a sovereign tribal reservation.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe sees major blow in casino case (11/16)

A federal judge determines that the tribe lacks 'governmental power' over its own reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts.

Editorial: Approve Little River Band off-reservation casino (11/16)

Public opinion now appears heavily in favor of getting the casino built and operating.

Cowlitz Tribe plans $13.4M wastewater system at casino site (11/13)

Chairman William Iyall is confident that the Environmental Protection Agency will approve the project.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino site finally placed in trust (11/13)

Chairman Cedric Cromwell said the decision by the Bureau of Indian Affairs carries added meaning as Thanksgiving approaches.

Dan Haar: Tribal casino a bad idea for airport in Connecticut (11/12)

If the Connecticut Airport Authority has its way, Bradley will become the first airport in the nation to open a casino on premises, not across the street, but alongside the terminals, or maybe right smack in a terminal building itself.

BIA said to be planning hearing on Catawba Nation casino bid (11/11)

The tribe submitted its land-into-trust application in September 2013 but there hasn't been much overt activity on the federal level since.

Non-Indian developer seeks another casino in Rhode Island (11/11)

The facility would be located just 380 feet from the Massachusetts border.

Little River Band might buy additional land near gaming site (11/10)

The tribe has seen strong local support for the $180 million project in Fruitport Township in Michigan.

BIA formally declares reservation for Cowlitz Tribe casino (11/09)

Administrative appeals and litigation have delayed construction of the $510 million Cowlitz Casino and Entertainment Resort.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe aims to open casino next year (11/09)

Plans call for about 300 Class II gaming machines in what's being billed as an 'entertainment center' on the reservation.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe buys gaming site for $34.5M (11/09)

The tribe hopes to break ground on the long-awaited First Light Resort and Casino in Taunton, Massachusetts, in spring 2016.

Steve Pego: Michigan compact bars off-reservation casino (11/06)

The Saginaw Tribe's opposition to the Little River off-reservation casino proposal in Muskegon is based on law and policy.

Wilton Rancheria at impasse with city over stalled casino bid (10/29)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs released a scoping report in February 2014 but has yet to issue a draft environmental impact statement.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation might not see casino support (10/29)

Officials in DeKalb County, Illinois, aren't sure whether they will support the tribe's land-into-trust application for the site.

Leader of Pamunkey Tribe ousted after questioning casino bid (10/26)

Kevin Brown was forced out just days before the Bureau of Indian Affairs granted recognition to the tribe, a first in the state of Virginia.

Little River Band hopeful after off-reservation casino hearing (10/19)

A final decision is years away but the tribe hopes local support translates into approval at the state and federal level.

Little River Band sees support for off-reservation casino bid (10/16)

A large crowd attended the first Bureau of Indian Affairs public hearing on the $180 million project in Fruitport Township, Michigan.

Connecticut tribes await proposals for a new gaming facility (10/14)

At least two communities along a major interstate are interested in hosting a new casino for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Little River Band set for hearing on off-reservation casino bid (10/14)

MLive Muskegon Chronicle will carry a webcast of the public meeting for the $180 million project in Fuirtport Township, Michigan.

Little Traverse Bay Bands want to break ground soon on casino (10/12)

The initial 56,000 square-foot facility could be open by May 2016 if the tribe breaks ground in November.

Thomas St. Dennis: Don't let rival tribe stop Little River casino (10/09)

After years of working together with the local community to bring a new casino to Muskegon County, an outside force is now trying to derail the project.

Little River Band sees off-reservation casino as boost for revenue (10/08)

The land-into-trust application touts the project in Fruitport Township, Michigan, as a means to gain self-sufficiency.

Supreme Court declines to hear appeals in two gaming cases (10/06)

The states of Oklahoma and Wisconsin were handed defeat by the justices as they opened their October 2015 term.

Little Traverse Bay Bands consider Class II for second casino (10/06)

Revenue sharing with the local community won't be required if the tribe sticks with Class II games at a proposed facility in Mackinaw City.

Spokane Tribe still waiting for answer on off-reservation casino (10/02)

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) isn't rushing into a decision on the proposed development in Airway Heights that faces opposition from the Kalispel Tribe.

Coquille Tribe awaits next step in bid for off-reservation casino (10/02)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs could release a draft environmental impact statement by the end of the year.

Ione Band of Miwok Indians continues with long quest for casino (10/02)

The landless tribe has faced controversy over its proposed casino in Amador County, California.

Judge rejects challenges to Ione Band land-into-trust application (10/01)

Opponents raised the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar in hopes of stopping the tribe from building a casino in Amador County, California.

Connecticut tribes release request for proposals for a new casino (10/01)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe hope to select a host community by December 15.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe vows fight over off-reservation casino (09/29)

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians will be facing a formidable opponent as it purses the $180 million development in Michigan.

Connecticut tribes push to open casino before non-Indian rival (09/28)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe hope to select a site for their new casino by the end of November.

White Earth Nation linked to land buys at potential casino site (09/25)

A land management company whose contact is the tribe's attorney has purchased 230 acres in Star Lake, Minnesota, for $2.25 million.

Little River Band sees strong support for off-reservation casino (09/24)

Local officials are singing the praises of the $180 million project as the Bureau of Indian Affairs moves forward with the review process.

Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP race (09/23)

Tribal leaders believe their off-reservation casino in Kenosha fell victim to the now-failed presidential aspirations of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Dry Creek Rancheria won't seek new casino for another decade (09/23)

The pledge is included in a new agreement that enables the tribe to reduce its revenue sharing payments to Sonoma County by a significant amount.

Little River Band remains committed to off-reservation casino (09/23)

The tribe is pursuing the project in Fruitport Township, Michigan, under the two-part determination provisions of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

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.

BIA sets hearing on Little River Band off-reservation casino bid (09/21)

The tribe plans a $180 million development in Fruitport Township, about 80 miles from reservation headquarters.

Sault Tribe faces hurdles with off-reservation gaming projects (09/18)

More lawsuits are expected if the Bureau of Indian Affairs ever approves the tribe's land-into-trust applications.

Sault Tribe wins dismissal of off-reservation gaming litigation (09/17)

The tribe wants to build a $245 million casino in Lansing, Michigan, on property that was acquired in connection with a land claim settlement.

'Secret' park in Maryland was once eyed for Shawnee casino (09/14)

A developer was talking to the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma but a deal never materialized.

Tribes formalize partnership for another casino in Connecticut (09/11)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are joining forces to address a gaming threat from neighboring Massachusetts.

Kalispel Tribe to buy golf course for $3M in bid to boost casino (09/11)

The acquisition will help the Northern Quest Resort and Casino address potential competition from another tribe.

Tejon Tribe anticipates lengthy process for casino in California (09/09)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is moving forward on the land-into-trust application but a decision is years away.

Editorial: Right decision on off-reservation casino in New Mexico (09/08)

It was a big deal but it wasn’t the right fit for Albuquerque.

Spokane Tribe awaits governor's ruling on off-reservation casino (09/08)

A decision on the West Plains Mixed-Use Development in Airway Heights, Washington, is many months away.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe seeks building inspector for casino (09/04)

A listing on the Indianz.Com jobs board outlines a resort with a 927,445 square-foot casino, a 329,000 square-foot hotel and a garage with space for up to 4,000 vehicles.

New Mexico tribes weren't involved in off-reservation casino bid (09/03)

A developer never actually approached any tribes despite mentioning them in a proposal for a project in downtown Albuquerque.

New Mexico tribes proposed casino in downtown Albuquerque (09/02)

Documents obtained by KRQE describe a casino, a 400-room hotel and a12,000 seat multi-purpose arena on a prime piece of city-owned real estate.

BIA clarifies timeline on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino bid (08/31)

A decision on the land-into-trust application for the $500 million First Light Resort and Casino isn't imminent.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe prepares for decision on gaming plan (08/28)

The tribe is eager to start work on the $500 million First Light Resort and Casino in Taunton, Massachusetts.

United Auburn Indian Community compact praised by lawmakers (08/26)

The deal changes the method in which the tribe shares casino revenues with the state.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to see BIA decision on casino project (08/26)

It's only taken eight years but the Bureau of Indian Affairs is going to make a decision on the tribe's land-into-trust application.

Shawnee Tribe works with Chickasaw Nation work on casino plan (08/24)

Global Gaming Solutions, a Chickasaw subsidiary, plans to manage the Golden Mesa Casino in Oklahoma's panhandle.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation must wait for support on casino (08/20)

A resolution to support the tribe's land-into-trust application for a Class II gaming facility in Illinois was tabled.

Wisconsin governor paid $2.2M to law firm for tribal casino work (08/20)

Gov. Scott Walker (R), now a 2016 presidential candidate, hired an out-of-state firm because he said he needed help making a decision on the Menominee Nation's off-reservation casino bid.

Guidiville Band and gaming partner ordered to pay $1.9M in fees (08/20)

The tribe is suing the city of Richmond and the federal government over a failed casino project at Point Molate.

Chemehuevi Tribe sees room for second off-reservation casino (08/19)

The Los Coyotes Band is already in the process and the Chemehuevi Tribe hopes to join the race soon.

Former Menominee Nation off-reservation casino site for sale (08/19)

The tribe's dreams of a Hard Rock Casino were dashed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), now a 2016 presidential candidate, earlier this year.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation wants Illinois parcel in trust (08/19)

The tribe is seeking support from Dekalb County as it pursues a Class II gaming facility on ancestral territory in the state.

Tohono O'odham Nation traces casino spat to top state leaders (08/18)

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) and Attorney General Mark Brnovich (R) are named as defendants in the tribe's lawsuit.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sees growth in casino revenue (08/18)

The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, took in at least $360 million in the last fiscal year.

Non-Indian facility in Massachusetts sees $18.1M in revenues (08/18)

Gamblers poured nearly $181.6 million into slot machines and electronic table games at the Plainridge Park Casino in July.

Recently recognized Tejon Tribe moves ahead with casino plan (08/13)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is preparing an environmental impact statement for a 250,000 square-foot casino in Kern County, California.

Chemehuevi Tribe to resubmit bid for off-reservation casino (08/13)

The Chemehuevi Tribe will be resubmitting a land-into-trust application for an off-reservation casino in Barstow, California.

Mayor believes BIA decision coming soon on Sault Tribe casino (08/12)

The land-into-trust application for a site Lansing, Michigan, has been pending for 11 months.

Opinion: Catawba Nation casino won't benefit local community (08/12)

Folks, there is nothing positive about what a casino can bring to this city or county except what the Catawba Indians and possibly outside investors might gain from emptying pockets of those who will suffer greatly.

Rep. Cook supports Los Coyotes Band off-reservation casino (08/07)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs still hasn't made a decision on a project that has been in the works for more than a decade.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation touts Illinois casino benefits (08/07)

The tribe predicts a $12 million impact on the economy and 930,000 visitors every year to DeKalb County.

Los Coyotes Band still waiting for off-reservation casino ruling (08/05)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs apparently asked for more information even though an environmental review was completed more than a year ago.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation revives plan for Illinois casino (08/05)

The tribe reacquired 127 acres within the Shab-eh-nay Reservation and contends the land can be used for gaming.

Sault Tribe remains confident in off-reservation gaming dispute (08/04)

The tribe wants to build the $245 million Kewadin Lansing Casino in Lansing, a project supported by the mayor.

Kalispel Tribe sees golf course purchase as way to boost casino (08/04)

The Kalispels are facing potential competition from the Spokane Tribe, whose off-reservation casino awaits a decision by Gov. Jay Inslee (D).

Editorial: Catawba Nation casino represents jobs and revenues (08/04)

A casino will bring a variety of jobs to Cleveland, Gaston and surrounding counties and play a significant role in rounding out the economy.

Catawba Nation still waiting for answer on casino land-into-trust (07/31)

A federal law mandates the acquisition of land in North and South Carolina but the Bureau of Indian Affairs does not move quickly.

Indian family in Washington still pursuing casino on trust land (07/30)

The Samish Nation, though, isn't interested. And neither is the Suquamish Tribe.

Massachusetts tribes still trying to get into the casino game (07/20)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe face different hurdles in their quests to join the $28 billion Indian gaming industry.

Republican who killed Menominee Nation casino opens campaign (07/14)

Tribal leaders believe Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) rejected the $800 million casino because he was thinking about his presidential race.

Editorial: Washington doesn't need another off-reservation casino (07/09)

If tribes can place casinos on ancestral or aboriginal lands, rather than on reservations, then where does it end?

Cow Creek Band continues to oppose new Coquille Tribe casino (07/02)

The two tribes are at odds over gaming facilities that will be located about an hour apart.

BIA releases scoping report for Coquille Tribe Class II facility (06/30)

The document comes as another community seeks to participate in the review process for the $26 million Cedars at Bear Creek.

Spokane Tribe partners with Hard Rock for off-reservation casino (06/29)

The tribe is hoping to convince Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) to sign off on the project.

Column: Chemehuevi Tribe won't seek off-reservation casino (06/26)

Chairman Charles Wood said the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act makes the process too difficult.

Mashantucket Tribe wins local vote for casino in Massachusetts (06/24)

The tribe plans to manage the $650 million facility in New Bedford.

Little Traverse Bay Bands revive plan for second gaming facility (06/24)

The tribe hopes to break ground on a 5,000 square-foot casino in September.

Peguis First Nation seeks to move casino closer to largest city (06/22)

Officials in Manitoba have resisted proposals for a Native casino in a large urban area.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe can't stop non-Indian gaming facility (06/19)

The Plainridge Park Casino, with up to 1,500 slot machines, will open on June 24.

Sault Tribe confident of victory in off-reservation gaming case (06/18)

The state hopes to block the Kewadin Lansing Casino by suing individual tribal leaders rather than the tribe itself.

Spokane Tribe faces another hurdle in off-reservation casino bid (06/17)

A Republican member of Congress, several state lawmakers and the Kalispel Tribe are mounting opposition to the project.

Spokane Tribe finally wins BIA approval for off-reservation casino (06/16)

It took nearly a decade of work but the tribe still has one more hurdle to cross -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D).

Spokane Tribe still waiting on decision for off-reservation casino (06/12)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs completed the final environmental impact statement more than two years ago.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe pushes for decision in casino litigation (06/08)

The tribe and the state will head to court on August 12 and they have agreed to let a judge, rather than a jury, decide the case.

Tejon Tribe plans to negotiate agreement with county for casino (06/03)

Chairwoman Kathryn Morgan warned that the process will take at least two years, if not longer, to complete.

Pokagon Band faces hurdles in plan to develop casino in Indiana (05/27)

Some state lawmakers aren't excited about a tribal casino joining riverboat and land-based casinos.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hoping for casino decision this year (05/21)

The main hurdle is whether the Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar bars the tribe from following the land-into-trust process.

Supreme Court asks Kialegee Tribal Town for casino case brief (05/18)

The state of Oklahoma wants to be able to sue the tribe and its leaders for trying to open a casino on an Indian allotment.

Opinion: Pokagon Band casino shouldn't stir fears in Indiana (05/08)

Why is Indiana being mean to the Indians again?

New leader of Chemehuevi Tribe wants to pursue new casino (05/07)

Chairman Charles Wood said a second gaming facility could provide jobs and bring members back to the reservation.

Cowlitz Tribe and Mohegan Tribe committed to casino project (05/07)

The two tribes expect to break ground on the Cowlitz Casino and Entertainment Resort in Washington later this year.

Kialegee Tribal Town declines to submit brief in casino litigation (05/04)

The state of Oklahoma is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a dispute over a failed casino.

Disputed leader of Chukchansi Tribe pleads guilty in casino case (05/04)

Tex McDonald, who was the chairman of one faction of the tribe, has been jailed since November but could be released in July.

Lawmaker slammed for comment about Pokagon Band casino bid (05/01)

An Indiana lawmaker brought up 'bows and arrows' in reference to the tribe's plan for a casino on ancestral territory in the state.

Gaming bill opposed by Pokagon Band sent to Indiana governor (04/30)

The bill dictates what 'must' be included in a Class III gaming compact even though negotiations have not yet begun.

Indiana lawmakers advance bill against Pokagon Band's casino (04/29)

The bill asks Congress to declare that 'reservations and restored Indian lands within Indiana' are not eligible for gaming.

Little River Band leader vows support for off-reservation casino (04/29)

The tribe hopes to build an $180 million casino at a former racetrack about 80 miles from the reservation.

Maine lawmakers introduce bills to authorize casinos for tribes (04/28)

One bill would authorize a casino for Houlton Band of Maliseet and the other would allow the Penobscot Nation to operate electronic Class II machines.

Indiana lawmakers ask Congress to stop Pokagon Band casino (04/28)

The tribe is planning a casino, hotel and other development on its ancestral territory in Indiana but lawmakers there aren't welcoming the project.

Cowlitz Tribe aims to start construction on casino later in year (04/28)

The Cowlitz Casino and Entertainment Resort has been delayed by litigation but construction could start later this year with union hands.

Pokagon Band casino remains a concern for Indiana lawmakers (04/24)

At least one top lawmaker doesn't believe the state can stop the tribe from opening a casino if the Bureau of Indian Affairs approves a land-into-trust application for a 166-acre site in South Bend.

Pokagon Band questions bill that affects Indiana casino project (04/22)

Chairman John Warren said some lawmakers in Indiana aren't making the tribe feel welcome in its own territory.

Bill for more tribally-operated casinos advances in Connecticut (04/21)

The bill authorizes as many as three new facilities but it was written to avoid the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Mohegan Tribe announces plans for $5B casino in South Korea (04/21)

Chairman Kevin Brown signed a memorandum of understanding at a ceremony in Seoul, the nation's capital.

Indiana lawmakers not so welcoming to Pokagon Band casino bid (04/17)

Two national organizations are coming to the defense of the tribe in response to questionable comments from state lawmakers whose county includes a non-Indian riverboat.

Quapaw Tribe faces opposition over possible casino in Arkansas (04/16)

Some local officials want the tribe to state that it won't use the land in Little Rock for gaming but that wouldn't necessarily bar a casino in the future.

Editorial: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino odds look slimmer (04/15)

While the odds of a Mashpee Wampanoag casino opening in Taunton now appear slimmer than ever, how would a tribal casino affect a third state-licensed casino?

BIA hears from public on Pokagon Band gaming plan in Indiana (04/15)

About 200 people attended a hearing to discuss plans for a $400 million development in South Bend, Indiana.

Pokagon Band gains city support for casino ahead of BIA hearing (04/14)

Leaders in South Bend, Indiana, are laying out the welcome mat for the tribe as it seeks to further its presence in the state.

BIA to hear from public on Pokagon Band casino plan in Indiana (04/13)

The tribe plans a $480 million development in South Bend, where many of its members live.

Houlton Band hopes to avoid statewide referendum on casino bid (04/09)

The tribe hopes to open a casino with 350 slot machines in northern Maine.

City weighs resolution to support Pokagon Band casino in Indiana (04/09)

The vote might come ahead of a Bureau of Indian Affairs public meeting on the tribe's land-into-trust application.

Lawmaker from Houlton Band introduces bill to authorize casino (04/08)

A facility with 350 slot machines in the northern part of the state could bring in $200 million a year.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains confident on gaming plan (04/06)

Attorney Arlinda Locklear said work picked up after a federal judge upheld a land-into-trust application for a recently recognized tribe in Washington.

Ho-Chunk Nation looks to develop property adjacent to casino (04/06)

The tribe owns 49 acres next to Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison that could be used for a sports complex, museum and entertainment venues.

Off-reservation gaming dead in tracks after California election (04/06)

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) takes a big step back after two off-reservation casinos he approved ran into major opposition.

BIA still promising action on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (04/03)

Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn told the top gaming regulator in Massachusetts that the tribe's land-into-trust application remains a 'high priority.'

Patrick Sullivan: North Fork Rancheria in long drama for casino (04/03)

The state won't negotiate another Class III gaming compact so the tribe is in federal court in hopes of compelling talks.

Little River Band announces departure of casino general manager (04/02)

Wendell Long, a member of the Choctaw Nation, is leaving after two years on the job.

Ho-Chunk Nation off-reservation casino deal goes 3 more years (04/01)

The tribe and supporters are still waiting for the Bureau of Indian Affairs to release a draft environmental impact statement for the casino in Beloit.

Pokagon Band faces hurdles for a gaming compact with Indiana (03/30)

Gov. Mike Pence (R), who would be negotiating with the tribe, has said he opposes an 'expansion' of gaming in a state where revenues from existing facilities have fallen 17 percent in the last five fiscal years.

BIA rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming compact (03/30)

Even if Gov. Scott Walker (R) had approved the controversial casino in Kenosha, the agreement would have been rejected by the federal government.

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.

Indiana lawmakers seek role in Pokagon Band gaming compact (03/27)

The bill would require the Legislature to ratify a compact, a practice that is common other states with tribal casinos.

Ho-Chunk Nation extends agreement for off-reservation casino (03/27)

The tribe has agreed to share gaming revenues with the city of Beloit and Rock County.

Quapaw Tribe did not include casino on land-into-trust request (03/26)

Chairman John Berrey told the Bureau of Indian Affairs that there are no plans to change the use of the land.

Quapaw Tribe insists a casino isn't focus of Arkansas land plan (03/25)

The tribe has filed a land-into-trust application for 160 acres of its former reservation.

Navajo Nation signs Class III casino compact with New Mexico (03/25)

The agreement runs for 22 years and authorizes another facility in six years.

Shawnee Tribe sees opposition to off-reservation gaming plan (03/25)

A called Panhandle Citizens for Truth in Gaming wants opponents to contact the Bureau of Indian Affairs and state lawmakers.

BIA to host public meeting for Pokagon Band casino in Indiana (03/24)

The tribe is planning a $480 million development with housing and gaming in South Bend, Indiana.

Quapaw Tribe faces opposition to potential casino in Arkansas (03/24)

The mayor of Little Rock is among those who are questioning whether a casino is right for the area.

Scotts Valley Band mum on plans for potential gaming facility (03/23)

Wine industry groups and local officials are stoking fears of a casino that hasn't been announced or confirmed.

Quapaw Tribe open to casino on historic homeland in Arkansas (03/23)

The tribe still needs to clear the land-into-trust process and would need to negotiate a Class III gaming compact.

Cowlitz Tribe remains confident of casino bid despite litigation (03/23)

Chairman Bill Iyall believes opponents -- including a rival tribe with an existing casino -- have lost the war.

Scotts Valley Band rumored to be interested in casino project (03/20)

The tribe's plan for an off-reservation casino was shot down by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 2002.

North Fork Rancheria sues California for off-reservation casino (03/18)

The tribe claims Gov. Jerry Brown (D) won't negotiate in good faith after voters rejected a compact last November.

Opinion: Bad gamble on Little River Band off-reservation casino (03/18)

Muskegon County cannot afford the luxury of an Indian casino.

Pokagon Band set for first public hearing on Indiana casino bid (03/18)

A support group is rallying for the tribe while an opposition group remains secretive.

Still no word from BIA on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino bid (03/17)

The tribe submitted a land-into-trust application more than seven years ago.

Interview with Little River Band leader on off-reservation casino (03/16)

'We believe that there are going to be well over 1,000 jobs created.'

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.

Cowlitz Tribe eager to start work on long-delayed casino project (03/13)

The tribe's 152-acre reservation was placed in trust earlier this week.

City questions BIA's use of firm for Coquille Tribe's casino report (03/13)

The environmental study hasn't been released but local officials are already raising questions about the contractor being used for the project.

Pokagon Band outlines $480M investment in Indiana casino plan (03/13)

A local group is already stirring up opposition but the mayor says he's open to discussions.

Pokagon Band includes casino in land-into-trust plan in Indiana (03/12)

The tribe wants to develop a village and a Class III gaming facility in the city of South Bend.

Editorial: Group fights Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino plan (03/12)

Absent the settlement agreement, the tribe would be free to develop its lands as it sees fit.

Oregon tribes continue battle over new Class II gaming facility (03/12)

The Coquille Tribe is facing intense opposition from the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe.

Editorial: Little River Band casino could bring economic boost (03/11)

Tribe officials have said they will invest $180 million in the project and that they expect to create more than 1,200 new jobs.

Cowlitz Tribe celebrates as BIA finally puts gaming site in trust (03/10)

Opponents -- including a rival tribe with an existing casino -- are still in court trying to stop the project.

Opinion: Wrong call on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (03/09)

The Menominee are our fellow Wisconsinites, they are our brothers and sisters; when opportunity is taken from them it is taken from all of us.

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.

Tribes in Connecticut look at multiple locations for new casinos (03/06)

The facilities would be located near the borders with Massachusetts and New York, where commercial facilities will be opening in the coming years.

Menominee Nation considers off-reservation casino bid in Illinois (03/06)

Chairman Gary Besaw said the tribe is considering all of its options.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe hails decision in gaming dispute (03/04)

The tribe plans to build a Class II facility on its reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

Mohegan Tribe remains interested in new casino near border (03/04)

A commercial casino will be opening in Massachusetts, less than 10 miles from the state line.

Cowlitz Tribe still waiting on BIA to place gaming site in trust (03/04)

The tribe filed the land-into-trust application after gaining federal recognition in 2000.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and state in court over casino plan (03/03)

The tribe wants to open a Class II facility on its reservation but the state is objecting.

Opinion: Menominee Nation might turn to tokers instead of poker (02/27)

If you have reservations about marijuana, then a reservation teeming with marijuana might not strike you as a good idea.

Wilton Rancheria still waiting for BIA movement on gaming plan (02/27)

A draft environmental impact statement could be issued sometime this summer.

Little River Band expects wait for $180M off-reservation casino (02/26)

The tribe's ogema, or leader, believes a decision could come within 18 months to two years.

Business owners support Catawba Nation off-reservation casino (02/25)

Local businesses are hoping to counter opposition coming from the religious community.

Florida governor wants land ruling for Poarch Creek gaming site (02/25)

The tribe's one-acre property in Florida was reportedly placed in trust in 1984 so it presumably can be used for a casino.

Quapaw Tribe proposes $110M 'Emerald City' casino in Kansas (02/24)

The tribe and its partner plan to build the commercial facility in two phases.

Little River Band submits application for off-reservation casino (02/24)

The tribe wants to turn a 60-acre former racetrack into a casino with a hotel.

Poarch Creeks start building on potential casino site in Florida (02/23)

The metal structure could be used for a gaming facility -- or a marijuana operation.

Opinion: Republicans will block Tohono O'odham Nation casino (02/23)

In past congressional sessions, this same bill was presented only to be stopped by the Democrat-led Senate.

Menominee Nation weighs next step for off-reservation casino (02/20)

The tribe hasn't announced a decision but a law professor believes a case could be made in federal and state court.

Menominee Nation makes last push for off-reservation casino (02/19)

More than 400 supporters stood by at the State Capitol as Chairman Gary Besaw was turned away from the office of Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Community welcomes Shawnee Tribe off-reservation casino (02/19)

Local officials hope the Golden Moon Casino brings more people to Oklahoma's Panhandle.

BIA still working on Los Coyotes Band off-reservation casino (02/19)

The final environmental impact statement was published in April 2014.

BIA still working on potential Pokagon Band casino in Indiana (02/18)

The tribe submitted a land-into-trust application more than two years ago.

Ho-Chunk Nation won't ask tribes about off-reservation casino (02/18)

The tribe's Class III gaming compact authorizes four locations.

Shawnee Tribe announces off-reservation casino in Oklahoma (02/18)

The tribe was restored to federal recognition by an act of Congress in 2000.

Menominee Nation sought to bar rival off-reservation casino (02/17)

An offer to fund a new stadium was linked to the Ho-Chunk Nation's casino in Beloit.

Menominee Nation starts 156-mile walk to rally casino support (02/13)

Tribal members are braving frigid temperatures as the head toward the state capitol in Madison.

Menominee Nation prepares for 156-mile march to push casino (02/12)

The walk begins tomorrow morning at tribal headquarters in Keshena.

Menominee Nation to march 156 miles to rally support for casino (02/11)

The march will begin on Friday in Keshena, the tribal headquarters.

Federal review of Catawba Nation off-reservation drags along (02/09)

The land-into-trust application was submitted in September 2013.

Coquille Tribe not worried about competition from a new casino (02/06)

Three tribes in Oregon appear to be gunning for the same market.

Editorial: Keep up the pressure on Menominee Nation casino bid (02/06)

The Menominee are right to challenge the Walker administration’s interpretation of the compact, and they deserve support from local leaders.

Menominee Nation pushes governor to change mind on casino (02/05)

The final deadline on the off-reservation casino in Kenosha is February 19.

Pastors continue to rally opposition to Catawba Nation casino (02/05)

The tribe's $600 million casino in North Carolina remains under consideration at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Cowlitz Tribe thanks Mohegan Tribe for supporting gaming bid (02/05)

The Mohegans have reportedly invested $40 million in the long-delayed project.

BIA holds public hearing on Coquille Tribe off-reservation casino (02/04)

Chairwoman Brenda Meade speaks in support of the proposed Class II facility in Medford.

Menominee Nation leader cried after governor killed casino bid (02/04)

The tribe was hopeful for approval of the $800 million casino in Kenosha after some legal and policy issues were resolved favorably.

Opponents take Cowlitz Tribe gaming land dispute to DC Circuit (02/04)

The main issue in the case is the Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.

Rivals spent $18M to oppose North Fork off-reservation casino (02/03)

The Table Mountain Rancheria, the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians and the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians oppose the new development.

Cow Creek Band ties casino layoffs to economy and rival tribe (02/03)

The tribe laid off 93 people at the Seven Feather Casino Resort.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still waiting for BIA answer on casino (02/02)

Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn promised a decision in "early 2013" but that deadline has long passed.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community approves casino market study (01/30)

The results will help determine whether to pursue new opportunities.

Menominee Nation won't give up on off-reservation gaming plan (01/30)

Vice Chair Crystal Chapman-Chevalier said the governor made the the 'wrong decision' on the casino.

Governor won't rethink Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (01/29)

A bipartisan group of lawmakers asked Gov. Scott Walker (R) to give the project a second chance.

Editorial: Approve off-reservation casino for Ho-Chunk Nation (01/28)

The Ho-Chunk say they would invest upward of $200 million in the complex. It would create hundreds of construction jobs and between 1,000 and 2,000 permanent jobs.

Catawba Nation waits for BIA decision on off-reservation casino (01/28)

The land-into-trust application was submitted nearly 15 months ago.

Opinion: Decision on Menominee Nation casino makes no sense (01/28)

Gov. Scott Walker (R) seems to have caved to pressure from evangelicals in Iowa.

Ho-Chunk Nation's gaming compact authorizes another facility (01/27)

The tribe hopes its fourth Class III facility will be located in Beloit.

Editorial: Presidential politics derailed off-reservation casino bid (01/27)

To understand how Illinois dodged a large fiscal musket bullet shaped like a roulette ball, you’d have to understand what Wisconsin Gov. Scott “Scooter” Walker wants more than anything else.

Ho-Chunk Nation remains confident of off-reservation casino bid (01/26)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has been moving slowly on the project.

Governor rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming plan (01/23)

The Menominees blamed a rival tribe and the governor's presidential aspirations for the negative decision.

Menominee Nation expects fast action from BIA on new compact (01/22)

An answer could come before Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) makes a decision on the off-reservation casino in Kenosha.

Menominee Nation signs new compact for off-reservation casino (01/21)

The tribe says it will share $1 billion with the state over 25 years.

Menominee Nation still negotiating off-reservation casino deal (01/20)

A new Class III compact could be sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs this week.

Iowa Republicans blast Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (01/19)

The casino could affect the presidential ambitions of Gov. Scott Walker (R).

City seeks role in review of Coquille Tribe's off-reservation casino (01/19)

The tribe plans to use a 2.4-acre site in Medford for a Class II gaming facility.

City in California excludes tribal off-reservation casino proposals (01/19)

The Elem Colony and the Koi Nation had submitted separate bids to open a casino on Mare Island in Vallejo.

BIA moves forward with Coquille Tribe off-reservation casino bid (01/16)

A scoping meeting will be held February 3 in Medford in preparation of an environmental impact statement.

Court won't review decision favoring North Fork Rancheria casino (01/16)

The Chukchansi Tribe went to court to try and stop the rival casino from moving forward.

Menominee Nation seeks meeting for off-reservation casino (01/14)

Gov. Scott Walker (R) has indicated he will wait until February 19 to announce a decision.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe to sue BIA over gaming deal (01/13)

The tribe believes it must be compensated for losses from a rival casino.

BIA rejects Forest County Potawatomi Tribe's gaming compact (01/12)

Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn said the deal went against the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Editorial: Reject off-reservation casino for Menominee Nation (01/09)

Our state’s gambling market is already saturated, according to university research.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe said to seek $374M loan for casino (01/07)

The tribe is already on the hook for $100 million and some members are worried about the growing debt.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe acquires land adjacent to casino site (01/07)

The tribe paid $1.1 million for eight parcels totaling 17 acres.

BIA ruling on Forest County Potawatomi Tribe compact expected (01/07)

The decision will help Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) determine whether to approve an off-reservation casino for the Menominee Nation.

Decision looms on Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming bid (01/06)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) faces a February 19 deadline to make a decision.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe heads back to court in casino dispute (01/06)

The tribe is seeking to build a Class II facility on its reservation but the state opposes the plan.

Editorial: Don't let North Fork Rancheria proceed with casino plan (01/05)

California newspaper doesn't think the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians should be able to open an off-reservation casino due to voter opposition.
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