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Trump's indicted former campaign manager was lobbyist on gaming issues
Public Relations
Trump's indicted former campaign manager was lobbyist on gaming issues (October 30, 2017)
President Donald Trump was quick to distance himself from his indicted former campaign manager but the pair go back to the mogul's early clashes with Indian Country.

Non-Indian casino headed toward final approval in Rhode Island
Casino Stalker
Non-Indian casino headed toward final approval in Rhode Island (November 9, 2016)
Ballots are still being counted for a casino that would sit just 400 feet from the Massachusetts border.

Jason Pack: Donald Trump would run America like his failed casinos
Opinion
Jason Pack: Donald Trump would run America like his failed casinos (November 7, 2016)
'Donald Trump's background as a bully of the casino lobby provides a shockingly accurate picture of how he is likely to govern.'

Non-Indian developer asks Rhode Island voters to approve casino
Casino Stalker
Non-Indian developer asks Rhode Island voters to approve casino (November 7, 2016)
The project site is right at the Massachusetts border, less than 20 miles from the casino being built by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

Randy Noka: Racism at play with anti-tribal votes in Rhode Island
Opinion
Randy Noka: Racism at play with anti-tribal votes in Rhode Island (November 4, 2016)
Why are non-Indian interests in Rhode Island asking voters to approve yet another casino while the Narragansett Tribe has been repeatedly denied the same opportunity?

Sault Tribe worried about gaming plan with change in administration
Casino Stalker
Sault Tribe worried about gaming plan with change in administration (November 2, 2016)
The Michigan tribe submitted a land-into-trust application two more years ago and there's no decision in sight.

Donald Trump avoided paying taxes on hundreds of millions in casino debt
Business Deals
Donald Trump avoided paying taxes on hundreds of millions in casino debt (November 1, 2016)
The Republican presidential nominee racked up $1.3 billion in debt in connection with his failed gaming empire.

Twenty-Nine Palms Band disputes 'Donald Trump, You're Fired' story
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Twenty-Nine Palms Band disputes 'Donald Trump, You're Fired' story (October 21, 2016)
The California tribe was once partners with Donald Trump but their relationship ended early.

Twenty-Nine Palms Band wore 'Donald Trump, you're fired' shirts
Business Deals | California
Twenty-Nine Palms Band wore 'Donald Trump, you're fired' shirts (October 18, 2016)
Tribal members became concerned about their deal with the mogul and surprised him at a meeting with the t-shirts.

APTN links Donald Trump's 1993 smear to rebuff by California tribe
Business Deals | California | Connecticut | Public Relations | Regulation
APTN links Donald Trump's 1993 smear to rebuff by California tribe (October 12, 2016)
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's racial attacks on Indian Country go back decades.

Donald Trump hired firm to lobby for tribal casino deal in Florida
Business Deals | Compacts
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.

Editorial: Donald Trump wages war on the Indian gaming industry
Opinion
Editorial: Donald Trump wages war on the Indian gaming industry (August 18, 2016)
Republican nominee for President, Donald Trump, has been waging war against American Indian Tribes since 1988.

Donald Trump paid $5M to settle hefty New Jersey casino tax bill
Regulation
Donald Trump paid $5M to settle hefty New Jersey casino tax bill (August 17, 2016)
The Republican presidential candidate once attacked tribes on tax issues but avoided paying his own tax bill for years.

Donald Trump tried to partner with Agua Caliente Band on casino
Business Deals | California
Donald Trump tried to partner with Agua Caliente Band on casino (July 26, 2016)
The real estate mogul tiibal headquarters in California just a few months before he launched his infamous attack on Indian gaming.

Coquille Tribe faced threats for hosting Donald Trump supporters at casino
Meetings | Public Relations
Coquille Tribe faced threats for hosting Donald Trump supporters at casino (July 11, 2016)
Only about 50 people attended the meeting at The Mill Casino, which rented space to supporters of the controversial Republican presidential candidate.

Mainstream media tunes into Donald Trump's attacks on Indian gaming
Legislation
Mainstream media tunes into Donald Trump's attacks on Indian gaming (July 4, 2016)
A 1993 appearance on Capitol Hill was only just the beginning of the Republican presidential candidate's history of insulting Indian Country.

Donald Trump approved Indian gaming attack ads in New York
New York | Regulation
Donald Trump approved Indian gaming attack ads in New York (June 30, 2016)
The campaign was aimed at the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, whose leaders were pursuing a casino that conflicted with the real estate mogul's interests.

California tribes worried about Senate candidate's gaming record
California | Litigation
California tribes worried about Senate candidate's gaming record (June 22, 2016)
Kamala Harris tried to stop the Big Lagoon Rancheria from opening a casino on land that was placed in trust more than two decades ago.

Donald Trump claims 'Jack Abrahamoff scandal' proves he was right about tribes
Regulation
Donald Trump claims 'Jack Abrahamoff scandal' proves he was right about tribes (May 23, 2016)
The Republican presidential candidate's campaign manager in fact was a player in a scam that sent his boss -- a member of Congress -- to prison.

Donald Trump's long and strained relationship with Indian gaming
Regulation
Donald Trump's long and strained relationship with Indian gaming (May 19, 2016)
If the presumptive GOP nominee wins the presidency, he will hold considerable sway over the $28.5 billion and growing tribal casino industry.

Cowlitz Tribe hosted Donald Trump to discuss his interest in casino
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Cowlitz Tribe hosted Donald Trump to discuss his interest in casino (May 9, 2016)
The casino mogul often brags of his business prowess but he failed to seal a deal with the the Washington tribe in the early 2000s.

Donald Trump tried to bully his way into New York tribe's casino bid
New York
Donald Trump tried to bully his way into New York tribe's casino bid (April 18, 2016)
After the developers refused to bring the Republican presidential candidate on board, he ran racist ads against the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe.

Yavapai-Prescott Tribe settles with John McCain campaign staffer
Public Relations
Yavapai-Prescott Tribe settles with John McCain campaign staffer (April 5, 2016)
Blaze Baggs had been accused of disorderly conduct for allegedly damaging a sign at the Bucky's Casino in Prescott, Arizona.

Twenty-Nine Palms Band ended Donald Trump casino deal for $6M
Business Deals | California
Twenty-Nine Palms Band ended Donald Trump casino deal for $6M (March 21, 2016)
The tribe signed a management contract with the Republican presidential candidate but ended it after just three years.

Yavapai-Prescott Tribe bans Sen. McCain campaign staffer from casinos
Public Relations
Yavapai-Prescott Tribe bans Sen. McCain campaign staffer from casinos (March 8, 2016)
Blaze Lawrence Baggs, 23, was charged with disorderly conduct in state court but is also facing federal charges in connection with an incident at Bucky's Casino last month.

Donald Trump once claimed IGRA and tribal casinos were illegal
Litigation | NIGC
Donald Trump once claimed IGRA and tribal casinos were illegal (January 29, 2016)
The real estate mogul didn't win in court but that didn't stop him from attacking tribes and the Indian gaming industry.

Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP race
Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP race (September 23, 2015)
Tribal leaders believe their off-reservation casino in Kenosha fell victim to the now-failed presidential aspirations of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Menominee Nation casino foe ends GOP presidential campaign
Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation casino foe ends GOP presidential campaign (September 22, 2015)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) dropped out of the race barely two months after announcing his bid for the White House.

Donald Trump wanted Jeb Bush to negotiate gaming compact
Compacts
Donald Trump wanted Jeb Bush to negotiate gaming compact (September 18, 2015)
The Republican presidential candidate actively lobbied for a Class III deal because he wanted to manage casinos for the Seminole Tribe.

Donald Trump spars with Jeb Bush over gaming bid in Florida
Compacts
Donald Trump spars with Jeb Bush over gaming bid in Florida (September 17, 2015)
The Republican frontrunner denied ever wanting to open a casino in the Sunshine State in partnership with the Seminole Tribe.

Donald Trump tried to open casino with Seminole Tribe in Florida
Compacts
Donald Trump tried to open casino with Seminole Tribe in Florida (September 2, 2015)
A failed gaming deal might be behind the Republican candidate's attacks on former Florida governor Jeb Bush.

Wisconsin governor paid $2.2M to law firm for tribal casino work
Casino Stalker | Compacts
Wisconsin governor paid $2.2M to law firm for tribal casino work (August 20, 2015)
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.

Column: Donald Trump's first big slur came at tribe's expense
Connecticut | Opinion
Column: Donald Trump's first big slur came at tribe's expense (August 10, 2015)
With Donald Trump making headlines for insulting Mexicans, prisoners of war and now women, it's worth noting that he sharpened his teeth in the politics of insensitive putdowns more than 20 years ago in a Connecticut dispute.

Donald Trump not shy with invoking race when it comes to tribes
California | Connecticut | New York | Public Relations
Donald Trump not shy with invoking race when it comes to tribes (July 31, 2015)
The casino mogul once accused the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut of not being Indians.

Republican who killed Menominee Nation casino opens campaign
Casino Stalker
Republican who killed Menominee Nation casino opens campaign (July 14, 2015)
Tribal leaders believe Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) rejected the $800 million casino because he was thinking about his presidential race.

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