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Oklahoma governor won't let Indian ancestry doubts derail gaming dispute

Oklahoma governor won't let Indian ancestry doubts derail gaming dispute (March 2, 2020)

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation but the tribe once tried to remove his ancestors from their rolls.

Nooksack Tribe gets back into Class III gaming with updated compact

Nooksack Tribe gets back into Class III gaming with updated compact (July 11, 2019)

The Nooksack Tribe is getting back into the Class III gaming industry after a nearly four-year absence.

Nooksack Tribe reopens casino after reaching settlement with gaming agency

Nooksack Tribe reopens casino after reaching settlement with gaming agency (September 11, 2017)

The Nooksack Tribe is back in the gaming business after a three-month shutdown imposed by the federal government.

Muscogee Nation seeks to disenroll citizen who leads rival Kialegee Tribal Town

Muscogee Nation seeks to disenroll citizen who leads rival Kialegee Tribal Town (August 18, 2017)

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is seeking to disenroll one of its citizens because he also holds citizenship in a rival tribe pursuing a contested casino.

Kialegee Tribal Town warned not to engage in gaming on allotment in Oklahoma

Kialegee Tribal Town warned not to engage in gaming on allotment in Oklahoma (August 11, 2017)

The Kialegee Tribal Town is firing back at the National Indian Gaming Commission after the federal agency's top attorney questioned plans for a casino.

Nooksack Tribe accepting slot tickets while casino remains closed

Nooksack Tribe accepting slot tickets while casino remains closed (June 22, 2017)

The Nooksack Tribe has yet to comment publicly on the status of its shuttered casino in Washington.

Nooksack Tribe closes doors to casino after being hit with federal order

Nooksack Tribe closes doors to casino after being hit with federal order (June 19, 2017)

The Nooksack Tribe has been forced to close its casino in Washington amid a long-running disenrollment and leadership dispute.

Nooksack Tribe told to close casino amid leadership and citizenship feud

Nooksack Tribe told to close casino amid leadership and citizenship feud (June 16, 2017)

The National Indian Gaming Commission has ordered the Nooksack Tribe to close its casino in Washington.

Harold Monteau: Sovereignty at risk with Nooksack Tribe dispute

Harold Monteau: Sovereignty at risk with Nooksack Tribe dispute (June 6, 2017)

A former chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission is calling for the closure of the Nooksack Tribe's casino in Washington.

Gabe Galanda: NIGC isn't doing anything about per capita abuses

Gabe Galanda: NIGC isn't doing anything about per capita abuses (March 1, 2016)

Between 2010 and 2015, the NIGC failed to take a single enforcement action for improper gaming per capita payments, even though several tribes during that time were rather obviously abusing per caps to kick members off tribal rolls.

Chukchansi Tribe accused of illegal vote and casino preparations

Chukchansi Tribe accused of illegal vote and casino preparations (October 7, 2015)

A group that claims to represent the only true members of the tribe is questioning the activities of another faction.

Chukchansi Tribe enters another month without casino revenue

Chukchansi Tribe enters another month without casino revenue (April 7, 2015)

A disenrollment dispute -- and its effect on per capita payments -- appear to be at the heart of an inter-tribal struggle that has kept the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino closed for six months.

Chukchansi Tribe cut membership in half after opening of casino

Chukchansi Tribe cut membership in half after opening of casino (March 17, 2015)

The tribe is down to about 900 members and critics say one leader wants to cut the rolls even further.

Chukchansi Tribe faction avoids contempt over gaming per caps

Chukchansi Tribe faction avoids contempt over gaming per caps (February 11, 2015)

A federal judge said it was 'reasonable' to withhold checks from people whose enrollment status is being questioned.

Chukchansi Tribe faction claims victory in bid to reopen casino

Chukchansi Tribe faction claims victory in bid to reopen casino (February 10, 2015)

Reggie Lewis and Nancy Ayala say they have been recognized as the rightful leaders.

Faction of Chukchansi Tribe walks away from casino mediation

Faction of Chukchansi Tribe walks away from casino mediation (November 24, 2014)

Reggie Lewis and Nancy Ayala say rival leaders are trying to bring up issues that aren't

Casino angle in Paskenta Band feud attracts national attention

Casino angle in Paskenta Band feud attracts national attention (June 24, 2014)

News about the internal tribal dispute finally hit The Washington Post and The New York Times.

Paskenta Band casino per capita payment said to be $54K a year

Paskenta Band casino per capita payment said to be $54K a year (June 20, 2014)

The payments could increase if 76 people are removed from the rolls.

Paskenta Band leaders acknowledge efforts to disrupt casino

Paskenta Band leaders acknowledge efforts to disrupt casino (May 22, 2014)

Council members say they have disrupted operations in hopes of resolving ongoing dispute.

Paskenta Band says leadership issues won't affect casino

Paskenta Band says leadership issues won't affect casino (April 22, 2014)

The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians says a leadership and disenrollment dispute won't affect operations at the tribal casino.

Dennis Whittlesey: Five Indian gaming issues to watch this year

Dennis Whittlesey: Five Indian gaming issues to watch this year (March 5, 2014)

Attorney Dennis Whittlesey on five major Indian gaming issues to watch in 2014.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe disenrollments linked to casino per caps

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe disenrollments linked to casino per caps (March 3, 2014)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan recently removed 50 people from the rolls, cutting them off from $58,000 in casino per capita payments.

Grand Ronde disenrollment dispute tied to casino per cap

Grand Ronde disenrollment dispute tied to casino per cap (January 20, 2014)

The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon are planning to remove 80 people from the rolls, a dispute that's being linked to a dwindling casino per capita payment.

Law Article: Disenrollment disputes tied to gaming per capitas

Law Article: Disenrollment disputes tied to gaming per capitas (July 8, 2013)

Attorneys discuss disenrollment disputes within three tribes and their link to gaming per capita payments: Over the past several years, there have been a series of publicized tribal enrollment revocations of enrolled members – including former tribal leaders – and...

Robert Edwards: No casino dreams for Enterprise Rancheria

Robert Edwards: No casino dreams for Enterprise Rancheria (June 25, 2013)

Robert Edwards, the former vice chairman of the Enterprise Rancheria in California before he was disenrolled, on the tribe's off-reservation casino: Enterprise Rancheria may have had big dreams a decade ago,where their casino project was concerned, but I recall more...

Pala Band reduced casino per capita   amid disenrollment feud

Pala Band reduced casino per capita amid disenrollment feud (June 20, 2013)

The Pala Band of Mission Indians in California reduced its casino per capita payment even as its removed hundreds from the rolls, The LA Weekly reports. Each member receives more than $150,000 a year, according to the paper. In January...

Redding Rancheria ousts residents to build  new    hotel at casino

Redding Rancheria ousts residents to build new hotel at casino (October 17, 2012)

The Redding Rancheria of California is evicting two families to make way for a new hotel at its casino. The tribe removed Madeline Miller, a non-Indian, and her family from the property on Tuesday, The Redding Record-Searchlight reported. The tribe...

Pechanga Band per capita reaches $30K after disenrollments

Pechanga Band per capita reaches $30K after disenrollments (May 16, 2012)

Members of the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians receive $30,000 a month in gaming revenues, CBS2 reports. The tribes makes per capita payments to its members. The amount used to be $22,431 but it jumped to $30,000 after 250 people...

Opinion: Greed and gaming spur disenrollments  in California

Opinion: Greed and gaming spur disenrollments in California (November 2, 2011)

"It is one of those strange twists of fate that has been proven over and over in history: The conquered people eventually take on the worst characteristics of those who conquered them. It has manifested in Southern California with the...

Snoqualmie Tribe to debut $375M this week

Snoqualmie Tribe to debut $375M this week (November 3, 2008)

The Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington opens its $375 million casino resort to the public on Thursday. The Snoqualmie Casino features a 170,000 square-foot gaming floor, 1,700 slot machines and five restaurants. It's only about a half-hour drive from Seattle,...

Ousted Redding Rancheria family protests work

Ousted Redding Rancheria family protests work (October 9, 2008)

A family whose members were disenrolled from the Redding Rancheria of California protested work the tribe is doing to expand its casino. The Foremans, who were removed from the tribe in 2004, attempted to block construction of a road...

Pechanga Band spends big for compact campaign

Pechanga Band spends big for compact campaign (May 11, 2007)

The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians of California has spent more than $90,000 to lobby California lawmakers to approve new gaming compacts. The tribe spent about $19,000 on concert tickets, basketball tickets, hotel rooms and meals for lawmakers, staff...