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Tribes sue Trump administration after being excluded from coronavirus relief program

Tribes sue Trump administration after being excluded from coronavirus relief program (April 27, 2020)

Three Indian nations whose businesses were excluded from the first round of the Paycheck Protection Program say they were denied millions of dollars in coronavirus relief.

Oregon tribes’ primary engines – casinos – stalled by COVID-19

Oregon tribes’ primary engines – casinos – stalled by COVID-19 (April 23, 2020)

When health officials identified Oregon’s third known victim of COVID-19 early last month as an adult who worked at the Wildhorse Resort & Casino near Pendleton, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation jumped into action.

'We need clarification now': Indian gaming industry being shut out of coronavirus relief program

'We need clarification now': Indian gaming industry being shut out of coronavirus relief program (April 3, 2020)

With the $33 billion Indian gaming industry at a standstill in the midst of the worst public health crisis in decades, tribal casino operations are in danger of being left out of a major coronavirus relief program.

Umatilla Tribes reopen casino after addressing coronavirus

Umatilla Tribes reopen casino after addressing coronavirus (March 5, 2020)

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation reopened their gaming facility after addressing fears connected to the coronavirus in Oregon.

Umatilla Tribes shut down casino and takes precautions as coronavirus hits Indian Country

Umatilla Tribes shut down casino and takes precautions as coronavirus hits Indian Country (March 2, 2020)

A casino employee tested 'presumptive positive' for the coronavirus, prompting the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation into action.

John Berrey: Oklahoma governor threatens tribal economies

John Berrey: Oklahoma governor threatens tribal economies (January 1, 2020)

The Oklahoma governor’s actions have begun threatening the stability of tribal gaming, and thereby the revenue bases of tribal governments and the countless gaming industry jobs across the state that provide livelihoods to Oklahomans.

Partnerships with Cherokee Nation, tribes are key to Oklahoma's bright future

Partnerships with Cherokee Nation, tribes are key to Oklahoma's bright future (December 16, 2019)

Instead of trying to throw out our successful gaming compacts so the state can increase its revenue on the backs of tribes, our state government and the citizens of Oklahoma would be better served by embracing tribes and their successes.

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community shares less with citizens

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community shares less with citizens (August 14, 2019)

Some citizens of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community are upset that their gaming per capita payments haven't kept up with the times.

Bill John Baker: Tribal governments ensure Oklahoma’s success

Bill John Baker: Tribal governments ensure Oklahoma’s success (July 25, 2019)

Decades before statehood, tribes built Oklahoma’s first modern infrastructure and institutions.

Chicken Ranch Rancheria undertakes casino expansion with eye toward future growth

Chicken Ranch Rancheria undertakes casino expansion with eye toward future growth (February 4, 2019)

The Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians is making plans to grow the tribal economy.

Tribes prepare for state of Arizona to demand more gaming revenues

Tribes prepare for state of Arizona to demand more gaming revenues (January 17, 2019)

Tribes have already shared more than $1.45 billion with the state of Arizona. The state wants more.

Gun Lake Tribe shares shares $9 million with communities in Michigan

Gun Lake Tribe shares shares $9 million with communities in Michigan (December 5, 2018)

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

Tribal gaming industry sees another quarter of growth in Arizona

Tribal gaming industry sees another quarter of growth in Arizona (November 5, 2018)

Tribes shared nearly $27 million in gaming revenues with the state of Arizona in what was the seventh consecutive quarter of growth.

Report: Dip in gaming revenues offset by other gains at Arizona casinos

Report: Dip in gaming revenues offset by other gains at Arizona casinos (October 8, 2018)

Gambling revenues dipped slightly at Arizona’s tribal casinos in 2016, but those losses were more than offset by a strong jump in non-gaming revenues.

'A strong start': Tribal gaming revenues on the rise in Arizona

'A strong start': Tribal gaming revenues on the rise in Arizona (August 6, 2018)

For the sixth quarter in a row, tribes have seen growth at their gaming facilities in Arizona.

Pueblo of Nambé shuts down small casino after less than two years in operation

Pueblo of Nambé shuts down small casino after less than two years in operation (December 18, 2017)

The Pueblo of Nambé shut down its small gaming facility in northern New Mexico after slot machine revenues dwindled.

Chickasaw Nation gaming revenues hit $1.44 billion as enterprise keeps growing

Chickasaw Nation gaming revenues hit $1.44 billion as enterprise keeps growing (December 7, 2017)

The Chickasaw Nation continues to see growth in its gaming enterprise, with $1.44 billion in net revenues in the last fiscal year.

Tribes leave $7.2 billion impact on economy in Oklahoma thanks to Indian gaming

Tribes leave $7.2 billion impact on economy in Oklahoma thanks to Indian gaming (August 8, 2017)

Oklahoma is home to more Indian gaming facilities than any other state and the industry shows no signs of slowing down.

Connecticut tribes see support from Trump in push for new casino

Connecticut tribes see support from Trump in push for new casino (May 15, 2017)

The new administration is sticking by a letter that should help the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Mohegan Tribe in their quest.

Trump team gets more time in Supreme Court tribal casino case

Trump team gets more time in Supreme Court tribal casino case (February 27, 2017)

The Gun Lake Tribe is already operating a successful casino in Michigan but a non-Indian man won't drop his long-running lawsuit.

Mississippi Choctaws see increase in casino revenue and profit

Mississippi Choctaws see increase in casino revenue and profit (November 22, 2016)

Chief Phyliss Anderson said revenues are up $11 million and profits are up $2 million.

Oklahoma tribes contribute a record $132M in gaming revenues

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.

Rodney Butler and Kevin Brown: Tribes committed to new casino in Connecticut

Rodney Butler and Kevin Brown: Tribes committed to new casino in Connecticut (September 26, 2016)

'Working together, we can safeguard our state's economy and protect hardworking families all across Connecticut.'

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe shares economic impact of new casino

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe shares economic impact of new casino (September 19, 2016)

The tribe is seeking to generate support for its Class II facility amid a legal battle with the state of Texas.

Minnesota tribes contribute $1.8B to economy thanks to casinos

Minnesota tribes contribute $1.8B to economy thanks to casinos (September 15, 2016)

Tribes attracted nearly 23 million people to their casinos, according to the Minnesota Indian Gaming Association.

National Indian Gaming Commission reports strong growth in tribal industry

National Indian Gaming Commission reports strong growth in tribal industry (July 20, 2016)

Tribes took in $29.9 billion in 2015, a 5 percent increase, and every region of Indian Country saw growth.

Editorial: Tule River Tribe invests gaming revenues in community

Editorial: Tule River Tribe invests gaming revenues in community (July 6, 2016)

A little more than 20 years ago the leaders of the Tule River Indian Tribe had a vision to develop a casino to ensure the future of the tribe and its people.

Patrick Lambert: Eastern Cherokees in talks for outlet mall and more at casino

Patrick Lambert: Eastern Cherokees in talks for outlet mall and more at casino (July 5, 2016)

An outlet mall, a convention center and new hotel at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina are under discussion.

Eastern Cherokees bring benefits to community with new casino

Eastern Cherokees bring benefits to community with new casino (June 17, 2016)

The Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino and Hotel in Murphy, North Carolina, has been open less than a year but it's already paying off for the tribe and local businesses.

Eastern Cherokees urged to bring more retail options to casino

Eastern Cherokees urged to bring more retail options to casino (June 15, 2016)

The North Carolina tribe has been in talks with one of the largest outlet mall developers in the United States.

Coquille Tribe economic data outlines impacts on existing casinos

Coquille Tribe economic data outlines impacts on existing casinos (June 9, 2016)

Tribal casinos in Oregon and southern California are expected to see a decline in revenues if the Bureau of Indian Affairs approves the new development.

Kaw Nation receives national award for tribal gaming initiatives

Kaw Nation receives national award for tribal gaming initiatives (May 26, 2016)

Kaw Gaming, Inc. received the Tribal Gaming Visionary award from the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development.

Robert Jumper: Gaming leads Eastern Cherokees to bright future

Robert Jumper: Gaming leads Eastern Cherokees to bright future (May 23, 2016)

Tremendous good has been provided to our people as a result of the Tribe’s gamble back in 1994.

Pokagon Band touts $248M in economic impacts fueled by gaming enterprise

Pokagon Band touts $248M in economic impacts fueled by gaming enterprise (April 25, 2016)

Gaming has been good for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the tribe's surrounding communities in Michigan and Indiana.

Quapaw Tribe not worried about another Cherokee Nation casino

Quapaw Tribe not worried about another Cherokee Nation casino (April 13, 2016)

The Cherokee Nation continues to expand its gaming empire in Oklahoma.

Fort Peck Tribes estimate 25 percent boost in gaming revenues

Fort Peck Tribes estimate 25 percent boost in gaming revenues (March 24, 2016)

A finance official said a per capita payment from a $75 million trust fund settlement contributed to the increase.

Arizona sees 6.9 percent boost in gaming contributions from tribes

Arizona sees 6.9 percent boost in gaming contributions from tribes (February 5, 2016)

The increase marks the fifth consecutive quarter of growth as tribes shared $15.2 million with the state.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation creates opportunity with casino

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation creates opportunity with casino (February 3, 2016)

The tribe is the economic engine of this region, and we must keep pursuing opportunities to grow that impact, create jobs and further economic development for our friends and family.

Don Vaccaro: Connecticut tribes need another casino to address competition

Don Vaccaro: Connecticut tribes need another casino to address competition (February 1, 2016)

Since the Connecticut casinos opened more than two decades ago, they have contributed roughly $7 billion to the Connecticut Special Revenue Fund, as well as billions to the state economy and countless direct and indirect jobs.

Bois Forte Band reports rebound in gaming revenues in 2015 after decline in 2014

Bois Forte Band reports rebound in gaming revenues in 2015 after decline in 2014 (February 1, 2016)

Chairman Kevin Leecy also said non-gaming aspects of the Fortune Bay Resort Casino continue to show growth.

Paula Terwilliger: Non-Indian casino undermines tribal success

Paula Terwilliger: Non-Indian casino undermines tribal success (November 23, 2015)

I am frightened to think of what could happen to our community if Lago, the proposed Seneca County casino, is permitted to move forward.

Tribes in Oklahoma generated $4.2B at gaming facilities in 2014

Tribes in Oklahoma generated $4.2B at gaming facilities in 2014 (November 20, 2015)

Tribal casinos generated $4.2 billion in revenue in 2014, representing 2.5 percent of private production in the state.

Robert Jumper: Eastern Cherokees must grow beyond gaming

Robert Jumper: Eastern Cherokees must grow beyond gaming (November 9, 2015)

In order to continue the growth that Cherokee has enjoyed, we cannot continue to depend on one industry to supply the revenue necessary to sustain economic development.

Arizona sees 6.4 percent increase in gaming revenues from tribes

Arizona sees 6.4 percent increase in gaming revenues from tribes (November 9, 2015)

Tribes shared $25.6 million with the state for the most recent quarter, marking the fourth consecutive quarter of growth.

Indian gaming industry grew 116 percent between 2001 and 2013

Indian gaming industry grew 116 percent between 2001 and 2013 (October 8, 2015)

The top five states in the $28 billion industry were California, Oklahoma, Florida, Washington and Arizona.

Arizona tribes on road to recovery with $1.81B in casino revenues

Arizona tribes on road to recovery with $1.81B in casino revenues (October 8, 2015)

The Arizona Indian Gaming Association is releasing a report that highlights the benefits of the state's tribal industry.

Eastern Cherokees see tangible benefits from gaming enterprise

Eastern Cherokees see tangible benefits from gaming enterprise (October 5, 2015)

Gaming revenues represent about half of the tribe's $557 million budget, funding essential programs and services, including health care.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation touts Illinois casino benefits

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation touts Illinois casino benefits (August 7, 2015)

The tribe predicts a $12 million impact on the economy and 930,000 visitors every year to DeKalb County.

Editorial: Tribal casinos make big impact on Oklahoma economy

Editorial: Tribal casinos make big impact on Oklahoma economy (August 6, 2015)

Indian casinos have, by and large, been very good for the tribes, the state and many, many people.

Arizona tribes see growth in casino revenue for another quarter

Arizona tribes see growth in casino revenue for another quarter (August 4, 2015)

Tribes shared $25.8 million with the state in the last quarter, a 4.5 percent increase from the same period last year.