Tohono O'odham Nation secures victory in long-running gaming dispute (May 17, 2017)

A highly-charged gaming dispute that set off a litigation, legislation and lobbying frenzy is finally coming to an end.

Sen. McCain doesn't seem to know where New York City is located (May 12, 2017)

The Arizona Republican is joining the battle over a new casino in Connecticut but a letter sent to the Trump administration is marred by alternative facts.

Oklahoma lawmakers spar over potential expansion of tribal gaming (May 10, 2017)

Republicans and Democrats blamed each when a budget deal that authorized new Class III games fell apart.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe challenges tax on casino contractors (May 8, 2017)

A casino expansion project has led to a lawsuit against the state of South Dakota.

Pojoaque Pueblo loses big decision in gaming dispute with state (April 24, 2017)

Tribal leaders are resisting demands for a greater share of their revenues but options appear to be running out.

Ho-Chunk Nation remains confident as rival tribe sues over casino (April 20, 2017)

The $33 million expansion in Wittenberg, Wisconsin, is due to be finished later in the year amid the controversy.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band sues to stop expansion of rival casino (April 19, 2017)

The lawsuit accuses Wisconsin of violating Class III gaming agreements and the Ho-Chunk Nation of engaging in illegal gaming.

Connecticut tribes promise to share more revenue from new casino (April 6, 2017)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe want to share revenues from table games.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band prepares possible lawsuit in casino feud (April 6, 2017)

The state of Wisconsin and the Ho-Chunk Nation might be sued over a disputed expansion project.

Seminole Tribe accuses state of breaking gaming compact again (March 28, 2017)

A new court ruling is raising fresh concerns about the spread of gaming devices in non-tribal facilities in Florida.

Seneca Nation ends casino payments after sending $1.4B to state of New York (March 24, 2017)

'Our obligation to the state ended,' President Todd Gates announced at a press conference.

John Kane: Seneca Nation money train coming to an end in New York (March 24, 2017)

With the Seneca gaming compact coming to an end, will the state and local municipalities finally see the error of their ways?

South Dakota tribes continue to extend Class III gaming compacts (March 22, 2017)

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe are extending their agreements once again.

Ho-Chunk Nation defends legality of casino project in Wisconsin (March 8, 2017)

A $33 million expansion project has led to a dispute with another tribe.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band withholds casino revenue in Wisconsin (March 7, 2017)

Another tribe's casino expansion project is triggering a Class III gaming compact dispute.

Bureau of Indian Affairs questioned Seminole Tribe gaming deal (March 1, 2017)

The state of Florida is trying to extract more and more gaming revenues from the tribe.

Seminole Tribe continues to share gaming revenues with Florida (February 28, 2017)

The state violated the Class III gaming compact but the tribe is keeping its promises.

Bureau of Indian Affairs confirms Wilton Rancheria casino site in trust (February 21, 2017)

The tribe must still negotiate a Class III gaming compact with the state of California.

Nearly every New Mexico tribe operating with 'approved' gaming compact (January 9, 2017)

Of the 17 tribes with casinos, 16 signed agreements whose provisions have raised concerns at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band addresses education in new casino deal (January 5, 2017)

The Michigan Native American Heritage Fund can be used to help schools eliminate harmful mascots.

Indian gaming on agenda for winter meeting of state lawmakers (January 2, 2017)

The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States is meeting in Arizona, where new tribal compacts were just signed.

Tohono O'odham Nation heads to trial in casino feud with state (December 20, 2016)

The Desert Diamond West Valley Casino and Resort still can't offer Class III games a year after opening to large crowds.

Tohono O'odham Nation returns to court in Class III gaming fight (December 15, 2016)

Nearly after a year opening a new facility, the tribe still can't offer slot machines and other Class III games.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.5M in casino funds (December 14, 2016)

Money went to communities in two counties and to the state of Michigan.

Sault Tribe distributes $850K in casino revenue with community (December 13, 2016)

In 2016, the total payment came to $1,485,825, slightly higher than last year's distribution.

Little River Band payment puts gaming revenue sharing at $32.1M (December 9, 2016)

This year, the tribe shared more than $1.58 million with local communities and schools in Michigan.

Gun Lake Tribe shares nearly $5.8M in gaming revenue in Michigan (December 9, 2016)

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

Seminole Tribe still shares gaming revenue despite lack of compact (December 8, 2016)

The tribe is on track to share $306 million this year but there's speculation that the payments could end.

Class III gaming compacts for five tribes in California take effect (December 5, 2016)

In just the past three months alone, the Bureau of Indian Affairs has allowed compacts for 10 tribes in the state to take effect.

Tohono O'odham Nation and state remain at odds in casino dispute (December 1, 2016)

A federal judge will go ahead with a previously scheduled hearing after the tribe said a settlement wasn't on the horizon.

Tohono O'odham Nation open to new Class III gaming compact (November 29, 2016)

The tribe wasn't included in talks for the updated agreement but signing it would resolve a long-running dispute with the state of Arizona.

Paul Seago: Seminole Tribe prevails in gaming dispute in Florida (November 29, 2016)

'To use a gambling parlance – the state busted.'

Tohono O'odham Nation poised for win in long-running casino feud (November 21, 2016)

A new Class III gaming compact would end a years-long dispute over the legality of a new casino in the Phoenix area.

Poarch Creeks reiterate offer to share gaming revenue with state (November 18, 2016)

The tribe has offered to negotiate a Class III gaming compact for years yet no state governor has come to the table.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe shares $3M in gaming revenue with community (November 17, 2016)

The payment to governments and schools represents an increase from the same period in 2015.

Seminole Tribe wins big decision in gaming dispute with Florida (November 10, 2016)

The tribe can continue offering blackjack and other banked card games and can do so without sharing revenues with the state.

Michigan tribes share $28.6M in gaming funds with communities (October 31, 2016)

The amount shared in 2015 was 1.8 percent lower than the year prior as some tribes saw declines in their net wins.

Peter d'Errico: Seminole Tribe embraces limits on sovereignty (October 24, 2016)

'They are playing in a game devised entirely by the U.S. as an extension of its colonial, Christian Discovery doctrines.'

Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion (October 20, 2016)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) won't be doing anything to stop the project.

Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion project (October 19, 2016)

A new Indian gaming controversy is brewing in Wisconsin among tribes and Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Libertarian candidate takes credit for New Mexico tribal casinos (October 18, 2016)

Gary Johnson signed the first Class III gaming compacts after his Democratic predecessor refused to do so.

Oklahoma tribes contribute a record $132M in gaming revenues (October 13, 2016)

Tribes took in nearly $2.2 billion in Class III revenues at their facilities, according to a state report.

Seminole Tribe accuses state of bad faith in gaming compact talks (October 3, 2016)

A long-awaited trial opened in federal court in Florida as the tribe's Hard Rock International marked a major milestone.

St. Croix Chippewa Tribe casino project seen as a surprise to state (October 3, 2016)

A provision in the Class III gaming compact limits the size of the St. Croix Casino Hertel Express in Webster, Wisconsin.

Donald Trump hired firm to lobby for tribal casino deal in Florida (September 29, 2016)

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.

Bureau of Indian Affairs faced pressure to approve gaming deal (September 29, 2016)

Kevin Washburn, the former Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, rejected the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's compact anyway.

Tribes in California welcome labor unions at gaming facilities (September 26, 2016)

Three tribes that operate some of the largest casinos in the state have adopted the Tribal Labor Relations Ordinance.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe extends Class III gaming compact again (September 23, 2016)

Negotiations in South Dakota appear to be moving at a glacial pace.

California governor keeps busy with tribal gaming compacts (September 22, 2016)

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has signed 11 compacts with tribes so far in 2016 and resolved a $36.3 million compact dispute with another tribe.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe wins approval of gaming compact (September 20, 2016)

The tribe will be able to operate up to 1,000 slot machines at the Royal River Casino in South Dakota.

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