Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Indiana), whose top staffer is a tribal citizen, thinks the bill can finally become law.
The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States is meeting in Arizona, where new tribal compacts were just signed.
Jean Ann Blalock, a member of the Quapaw Tribe, was sworn into her position during the organization's fall meeting.
The board now includes representation from five tribes across the nation.
The agreement with the Yankton Sioux Tribe will be the subject of a public hearing on August 11.
The proposed agreement appears to be the first in South Dakota to mandate some form of revenue sharing.
Only about 50 people attended the meeting at The Mill Casino, which rented space to supporters of the controversial Republican presidential candidate.
This year's event will be special because the organization is debuting its new home, the Stanley R. Crooks Tribal Leaders Center.
The city of Ridgecrest, California, will hold the fifth meeting in as many weeks on the proposed casino.
The proprietor of the Pechanga.net gaming website is serving conference chair for NIGA's upcoming annual and mid-year conferences.
The tribe will be offering updates on the fast-rising casino, a $15 million water reclamation plant and a $32 million highway improvement project.
The project has stirred significant debate in Ridgecrest, California.
A large group of advocates listened to Chairman George Gholson explain why the tribe is pursuing a development more than 130 miles from its headquarters.
The project, which is generating significant discussion online, is the subject of a special town hall in Ridgecrest, California.
One pastor asked: 'Do we want to risk the displeasure of God for $395,000 a year?'
The tribe hopes to open a casino at Star Lake, a community away from the reservation, sometime in 2017.
The tribe is going through the land-into-trust process for site within its ancestral reservation in present-day DeKalb County.
Chairman Raymond Hitchcock anticipates a long process to get the land in trust for the proposed casino.
The National Indian Gaming Association, the Arizona Indian Gaming Association and the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association, along with Victor Rocha of Pechanga.net, are presenting a seminar at ICE Totally Gaming.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is finally taking action on the tribe's land-into-trust application for a casino near Sacramento, California.
The tribe, whose headquarters are located in Kansas, plans a Class II facility on an ancestral reservation in Illinois.
Plans call for a 601,780 square-foot facility that includes a 110,260 square-foot gaming floor, a 302-room hotel, a 48,150-square-foot convention center and a 3,500-space parking lot.
Ernie Stensgar received the John F. Kieffer Sovereignty Award for his efforts to promote tribal sovereignty.
In just five years, the tribe has built four gaming facilities and has paid out more than $122.5 million in employee benefits and salaries.
Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minnesota) blasted a labor union for running ads that she called 'racist' and 'blatantly anti-Indian."
A large crowd attended the first Bureau of Indian Affairs public hearing on the $180 million project in Fruitport Township, Michigan.
MLive Muskegon Chronicle will carry a webcast of the public meeting for the $180 million project in Fuirtport Township, Michigan.
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.
The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians will be facing a formidable opponent as it purses the $180 million development in Michigan.
The board of the American Gaming Association now includes more representation from Indian Country.
Local officials are singing the praises of the $180 million project as the Bureau of Indian Affairs moves forward with the review process.
The tribe plans a $180 million development in Fruitport Township, about 80 miles from reservation headquarters.
Lynn Valbuena will be recognized during the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, later this month.
The tribe renovated the gaming floor and added a VIP lounge, bingo hall, sports bar and entertainment venue at the Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel in Morton, Minnesota.
Global Gaming Solutions, a Chickasaw subsidiary, plans to manage the Golden Mesa Casino in Oklahoma's panhandle.