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Mechoopda Tribe: 'Enough is enough' as appeals court rules in homelands case
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Mechoopda Tribe: 'Enough is enough' as appeals court rules in homelands case (April 20, 2018)
The Mechoopda Tribe is still willing to sit down with local opponents to discuss plans for a long-delayed casino in northern California.

Mechoopda Tribe looks forward to casino after securing victory in court
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Mechoopda Tribe looks forward to casino after securing victory in court (April 17, 2018)
The Mechoopda Tribe plans to move forward with a long-delayed casino but opponents don't seem willing to accept defeat.

Karuk Tribe announces grand opening for long-awaited gaming facility
California | Openings & Closings
Karuk Tribe announces grand opening for long-awaited gaming facility (April 17, 2018)
It's taken more than a decade but the Karuk Tribe has finally opened the doors to its long-awaited casino.

Buena Vista Rancheria hits another milestone after win in homelands case
Business Deals | California | Litigation | Openings & Closings
Buena Vista Rancheria hits another milestone after win in homelands case (April 16, 2018)
The Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians is on track to a brighter future after securing victory in a long-running tribal homelands case.

Mechoopda Tribe scores victory in long-running fight over homelands
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC
Mechoopda Tribe scores victory in long-running fight over homelands (April 13, 2018)
The court victories keep coming for tribes seeking to restore their homelands even as the Trump administration seeks to erect more hurdles for Indian Country.

Guidiville Band off-reservation casino officially dead with settlement
California | Casino Stalker | Litigation
Guidiville Band off-reservation casino officially dead with settlement (April 13, 2018)
The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians has officially dropped plans for an off-reservation casino in northern California.

North Fork Rancheria secures confirmation of win in homelands case
California | Casino Stalker | Litigation
North Fork Rancheria secures confirmation of win in homelands case (April 11, 2018)
The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians has scored another win in a long-running fight to restore its homelands in California.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces hurdles in Washington for casino bid
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces hurdles in Washington for casino bid (April 11, 2018)
As predicted, the Trump administration is raising hurdles for the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe as it pursues an off-reservation casino.

Ruffey Rancheria federal recognition bill being changed amid casino fears
California | Legislation
Ruffey Rancheria federal recognition bill being changed amid casino fears (April 9, 2018)
A bill to restore federal recognition to the Ruffey Rancheria is being amended after fears were raised about a casino.

Ruffey Rancheria federal recognition bill raises fears of another casino
California | Legislation
Ruffey Rancheria federal recognition bill raises fears of another casino (April 5, 2018)
A bill to restore federal recognition to the Ruffey Rancheria is raising fears of a casino and questions about the tribe's legitimacy.

Pala Band objects to large housing development across from casino
California | Openings & Closings
Pala Band objects to large housing development across from casino (April 2, 2018)
The Pala Band of Mission Indians is worried about a 760-unit housing development across the highway from its casino.

Hearing expected in Senate on Lytton Band homelands measure
California | Land Acquisitions | Legislation
Hearing expected in Senate on Lytton Band homelands measure (March 27, 2018)
A bill to place about 940 acres in trust for the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians appears to be gaining steam on Capitol Hill.

Buena Vista Rancheria secures financing for casino after legal victory
California | Casino Stalker | Litigation
Buena Vista Rancheria secures financing for casino after legal victory (March 7, 2018)
The Buena Vista Rancheria is moving forward with a long-delayed casino in California, but at a high cost.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces attack from anti-Indian gaming group
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces attack from anti-Indian gaming group (March 7, 2018)
The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe is battling a new rival in California, one that has tied up gaming projects with litigation and political campaigns.

Jamul Indian Village parts ways with developer of $460 million casino
Business Deals | California
Jamul Indian Village parts ways with developer of $460 million casino (March 5, 2018)
The Jamul Indian Village will be rebranding its casino in southern California after parting ways with the developer of the $460 million facility.

Wilton Rancheria wins court decision in favor of long-awaited casino
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Wilton Rancheria wins court decision in favor of long-awaited casino (March 1, 2018)
A federal judge has sided with the Wilton Rancheria, rejecting a challenge to the tribe's long-awaited casino project in northern California.

Chumash Tribe banned man from casino but he returned and was shot
California | Public Relations
Chumash Tribe banned man from casino but he returned and was shot (February 27, 2018)
A man who was shot and killed at the casino owned by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians had been banned from the property in California.

Chumash Tribe security officers involved in fatal shooting at casino
California | Public Relations
Chumash Tribe security officers involved in fatal shooting at casino (February 20, 2018)
The casino owned by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians remains open as authorities in southern California investigate a fatal shooting there.

San Pasqual Band hears concerns about digital billboard at casino
California | Openings & Closings
San Pasqual Band hears concerns about digital billboard at casino (February 15, 2018)
The San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians held a public meeting to discuss a $50 million expansion of its casino in southern California.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe refutes rumors of marijuana at casino
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe refutes rumors of marijuana at casino (February 12, 2018)
The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe will not engage in 'any ' marijuana activities at the site of its proposed casino in California, Chairman George Gholson said.

San Pasqual Band includes digital billboard in casino expansion
California | Public Relations
San Pasqual Band includes digital billboard in casino expansion (February 7, 2018)
The San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians is undertaking an expansion of its casino in southern California, a project that includes a large electronic billboard.

Bishop Paiute Tribe casino expansion dispute lands back in court
California | Casino Stalker | Litigation
Bishop Paiute Tribe casino expansion dispute lands back in court (February 5, 2018)
The Bishop Paiute Tribe continues to push for an expansion of its casino in California amid legal questions raised by citizens who oppose the $30 million project.

Viejas Band debuts 'adults only' hotel as part of casino expansion
California | Openings & Closings
Viejas Band debuts 'adults only' hotel as part of casino expansion (February 1, 2018)
An 'adults only' hotel, more gaming space and new eateries await visitors to the casino owned by the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians.

Agua Caliente Band announces study of casino expansion project
California | Openings & Closings
Agua Caliente Band announces study of casino expansion project (January 31, 2018)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is considering a major expansion of one of its casinos in southern California.

Twenty-Nine Palms Band breaks ground on outdoor casino venue
California | Openings & Closings
Twenty-Nine Palms Band breaks ground on outdoor casino venue (January 31, 2018)
The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indian is building an outdoor entertainment and camping venue next to its casino in southern California.

United Indian Auburn Community almost done with $56 million casino expansion
California | Openings & Closings
United Indian Auburn Community almost done with $56 million casino expansion (January 29, 2018)
The United Auburn Indian Community is aiming for an April 1 opening for a $56 million casino expansion in California.

Chumash Tribe reaffirms prohibition on gaming at land-into-trust site
California | Land Acquisitions | Legislation
Chumash Tribe reaffirms prohibition on gaming at land-into-trust site (January 25, 2018)
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians has no plans for gaming at its land-into-trust site in California, Chairman Kenneth Kahn confirmed.

Tribes add thousands of jobs with expansions at casinos in California
California | Openings & Closings
Tribes add thousands of jobs with expansions at casinos in California (January 24, 2018)
Six tribes are creating nearly 3,000 jobs as they expand their casinos in southern California, a major boom for the region.

Agua Caliente Band starts land-into-trust process for another casino
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Agua Caliente Band starts land-into-trust process for another casino (January 23, 2018)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is moving forward with plans for a third gaming facility in southern California.

Wilton Rancheria hails action on agreement for long-awaited casino
California | Casino Stalker | Compacts | Federal Register
Wilton Rancheria hails action on agreement for long-awaited casino (January 23, 2018)
The Wilton Rancheria is hoping to break ground on a long-awaited casino in California this summer after clearing the last major hurdle to the project.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe solicits local input for off-reservation casino project
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe solicits local input for off-reservation casino project (January 15, 2018)
The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe is still working on plans for an off-reservation casino in California.

Karuk Tribe getting closer to opening of long-awaited  $35 million gaming facility
California | Openings & Closings
Karuk Tribe getting closer to opening of long-awaited $35 million gaming facility (January 15, 2018)
The Karuk Tribe is preparing to open the Rain Rock Casino, in the works for more than a decade.

Tachi Yokut Tribe offers cheap gas and gaming machines at convenience store
California | Openings & Closings
Tachi Yokut Tribe offers cheap gas and gaming machines at convenience store (January 15, 2018)
The Tachi Yokut Tribe is promising the 'cheapest gas in town' at its new convenience store in California.

'Enough is enough!' -- Yet another tribe scores big victory in homelands case
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
'Enough is enough!' -- Yet another tribe scores big victory in homelands case (January 12, 2018)
Indian Country continues to rack up victories when it comes to the restoration of tribal homelands.

Soboba Band on track to finish fast-rising replacement gaming facility next summer
California | Openings & Closings
Soboba Band on track to finish fast-rising replacement gaming facility next summer (December 12, 2017)
The Soboba Band of LuiseƱo Indians is making progress on its replacement gaming facility in southern California.

Morongo Band accused of treating casino employees unfairly amid labor dispute
California
Morongo Band accused of treating casino employees unfairly amid labor dispute (December 6, 2017)
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians is in a dispute with a labor union that's representing employees at the tribe's casino in southern California.

Redding Rancheria faces opposition to move of casino amid changes in D.C.
California | Casino Stalker
Redding Rancheria faces opposition to move of casino amid changes in D.C. (November 21, 2017)
The Redding Rancheria is planning to move its casino to a new site in California amid change thousands of miles away in Washington, D.C.

Chemehuevi Tribe expects to complete work on second gaming facility in 2019
California | Openings & Closings
Chemehuevi Tribe expects to complete work on second gaming facility in 2019 (November 16, 2017)
The 25,000 square-foot facility will feature a 48-room hotel, a restaurant and a marina on Lake Havasu in California.

San Manuel Band finally adds hotel to casino as part of major expansion project
California | Openings & Closings
San Manuel Band finally adds hotel to casino as part of major expansion project (November 8, 2017)
The San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino in southern California will get a long-requested hotel as part of a major expansion project.

Chemehuevi Tribe back on track with groundbreaking on second gaming facility
California | Openings & Closings
Chemehuevi Tribe back on track with groundbreaking on second gaming facility (November 8, 2017)
The Chemehuevi Tribe is building a new casino with a 48-room hotel in Lake Havasu, California.

Jamul Indian Village secures permanent liquor license for casino after review
California | Regulation
Jamul Indian Village secures permanent liquor license for casino after review (October 30, 2017)
A year following the debut of its long-awaited casino in southern California, the Jamul Indian Village can finally serve liquor there.

Blue Lake Rancheria welcomes guests to beauty salon at casino in California
California | Openings & Closings
Blue Lake Rancheria welcomes guests to beauty salon at casino in California (October 30, 2017)
The Blue Lake Rancheria debuted a new amenity at its casino in northern California.

Pala Band breaks ground on $170 million expansion and renovation project at casino
California | Openings & Closings
Pala Band breaks ground on $170 million expansion and renovation project at casino (October 23, 2017)
The Pala Band of Mission Indians broke ground, literally, on a $170 million expansion and renovation of its casino in southern California.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe anticipates uphill battle with Trump team over casino
California | Casino Stalker
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe anticipates uphill battle with Trump team over casino (October 23, 2017)
Leaders of the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe are preparing for some big battles as they pursue a casino in California.

Raymond Hitchcock: Sorry but tribal casinos aren't linked to increases in crime
California | Openings & Closings | Opinion
Raymond Hitchcock: Sorry but tribal casinos aren't linked to increases in crime (October 12, 2017)
The Wilton Rancheria's gaming project will not be a magnet for prostitution or human trafficking, Chairman Raymond Hitchcock writes.

Tule River Tribe pursues off-reservation casino amid big change in Washington
California | Casino Stalker | Compacts
Tule River Tribe pursues off-reservation casino amid big change in Washington (October 5, 2017)
The Tule River Tribe is pursuing an off-reservation casino as the Trump administration seeks to change the rules of the game.

Wilton Rancheria clears yet another hurdle in quest to open casino in California
California | Casino Stalker | Compacts
Wilton Rancheria clears yet another hurdle in quest to open casino in California (October 4, 2017)
The Wilton Rancheria has made major progress on a casino in California after being restored to federal recognition several years ago.

Wilton Rancheria hails action on compact for long-awaited gaming development
California | Casino Stalker | Compacts
Wilton Rancheria hails action on compact for long-awaited gaming development (October 3, 2017)
The Wilton Rancheria has cleared yet another hurdle in its long-awaited quest for a casino in California.

Shingle Springs Band wins reversal of $30 million judgment in gaming dispute
Business Deals | California | Litigation | NIGC
Shingle Springs Band wins reversal of $30 million judgment in gaming dispute (September 18, 2017)
The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians doesn't owe $30 million to a former gaming partner, an appeals court in California ruled.

Raymond Hitchcock: Wilton Rancheria makes economic investment in community
California | Casino Stalker | Opinion
Raymond Hitchcock: Wilton Rancheria makes economic investment in community (September 12, 2017)
Chairman Raymond Hitchcock of the Wilton Rancheria is responding to criticism of his tribe's long-awaited casino development in northern California.

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