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Court strikes big blow against North Fork Rancheria casino bid

Court strikes big blow against North Fork Rancheria casino bid (December 13, 2016)

The California tribe has overcome numerous hurdles in the last 12 years and a new decision only muddies the waters.

United Auburn Indian Community loses suit against new casino

United Auburn Indian Community loses suit against new casino (October 14, 2016)

The Enteprise Rancheria plans to open a gaming facility 22 miles from the Auburn Community's casino.

California governor keeps busy with tribal gaming compacts

California governor keeps busy with tribal gaming compacts (September 22, 2016)

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has signed 11 compacts with tribes so far in 2016 and resolved a $36.3 million compact dispute with another tribe.

Pauma Band is finally getting $36.3M payment in gaming dispute

Pauma Band is finally getting $36.3M payment in gaming dispute (September 12, 2016)

The tribe is owed the money after being forced into signing a bad deal with the state of California.

Pauma Band gets closer to seeing $36.3M payment in gaming case

Pauma Band gets closer to seeing $36.3M payment in gaming case (September 1, 2016)

A bill to pay the tribe for its victory in a lawsuit has been sent to California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) for his signature.

California governor reaches five more Class III gaming compacts

California governor reaches five more Class III gaming compacts (August 5, 2016)

The Agua Caliente Band, the Pechanga Band, the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and the Jamul Indian Village signed new deals while the Yurok Tribe amended its agreement.

Buena Vista Rancheria signs updated Class III casino compact

Buena Vista Rancheria signs updated Class III casino compact (June 30, 2016)

The tribe has been trying to build a casino in northern California for more than a decade.

Pala Band enters Class III gaming compact for more slot machines

Pala Band enters Class III gaming compact for more slot machines (May 10, 2016)

The tribe will be able to offer up to 2,500 machines at the Pala Casino Resort and Spa in southern California.

North Fork Rancheria gets closer to new Class III gaming compact

North Fork Rancheria gets closer to new Class III gaming compact (May 9, 2016)

Rival tribes are still hoping to stop the new development through H.R.5079, the California Compact Protection Act.

Chukchansi Tribe still trying to block North Fork Rancheria casino

Chukchansi Tribe still trying to block North Fork Rancheria casino (March 25, 2016)

A 14-month casino shutdown hasn't made the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians more sympathetic to the gaming dreams of one of its fellow California tribes.

North Fork Rancheria remains confident of off-reservation casino

North Fork Rancheria remains confident of off-reservation casino (February 29, 2016)

The tribe is closer to getting a new Class III gaming compact for a casino at the 305-acre site in Madera County, California.

Enterprise Rancheria plans to move forward with compact talks

Enterprise Rancheria plans to move forward with compact talks (February 24, 2016)

A federal judge ordered the state of California to come back to the table and negotiate with the tribe.

Enterprise Rancheria wins decision in gaming compact lawsuit

Enterprise Rancheria wins decision in gaming compact lawsuit (February 19, 2016)

The tribe signed an agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown (D) but lawmakers failed to ratify it amid controversy over off-reservation gaming.

California communities go without as casino revenue fund dries up

California communities go without as casino revenue fund dries up (February 8, 2016)

Communities in Tulare County have received $4 million from the fund since 2004 but no money was distributed last year and no money is expected this year.

North Fork Rancheria wins decision in gaming compact case

North Fork Rancheria wins decision in gaming compact case (November 17, 2015)

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) failed to engage in 'good faith' negotiations for a controversial off-reservation site.

Pauma Band celebrates win for $36.2M in compact overpayments

Pauma Band celebrates win for $36.2M in compact overpayments (October 27, 2015)

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) is considering an appeal in the long-running dispute.

Sycuan Band enters new Class III gaming compact in California

Sycuan Band enters new Class III gaming compact in California (September 4, 2015)

The deal comes as lawmakers ratified new agreements with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and the United Auburn Indian Community.

United Auburn Indian Community compact gains quick approval

United Auburn Indian Community compact gains quick approval (September 3, 2015)

The new Class III gaming agreement will be sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for review.

Chumash Tribe signs new Class III casino compact in California

Chumash Tribe signs new Class III casino compact in California (August 27, 2015)

The deal comes as the tribe continues work on a $160 million expansion of the Chumash Casino Resort.

United Auburn Indian Community compact praised by lawmakers

United Auburn Indian Community compact praised by lawmakers (August 26, 2015)

The deal changes the method in which the tribe shares casino revenues with the state.

United Auburn Indian Community enters new gaming compact

United Auburn Indian Community enters new gaming compact (August 17, 2015)

The tribe will pay about $18 million a year into the Indian Gaming Revenue Sharing Trust Fund and another $15 million a year into California's general fund.

Enterprise Rancheria to break ground on Class II gaming facility

Enterprise Rancheria to break ground on Class II gaming facility (June 19, 2015)

The tribe is going with Class II due to reluctance from the state to enter into a Class III compact.

Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Graton Rancheria casino

Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Graton Rancheria casino (May 27, 2015)

A group called the Stop the Casino 101 sued Gov. Jerry Brown (D), but not the tribe, for signing a Class III gaming compact.

Off-reservation gaming dead in tracks after California election

Off-reservation gaming dead in tracks after California election (April 6, 2015)

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) takes a big step back after two off-reservation casinos he approved ran into major opposition.

North Fork Rancheria sues California for off-reservation casino

North Fork Rancheria sues California for off-reservation casino (March 18, 2015)

The tribe claims Gov. Jerry Brown (D) won't negotiate in good faith after voters rejected a compact last November.

Jackson Rancheria enters Class III gaming compact with state

Jackson Rancheria enters Class III gaming compact with state (February 3, 2015)

The tribe's casino is the largest employer in Amador County.

Court won't review decision favoring North Fork Rancheria casino

Court won't review decision favoring North Fork Rancheria casino (January 16, 2015)

The Chukchansi Tribe went to court to try and stop the rival casino from moving forward.

Opponents still trying to shut down Graton Rancheria's casino

Opponents still trying to shut down Graton Rancheria's casino (November 18, 2014)

An opposition group has lost twice but is hoping to revive its case before the California Supreme Court.

Los Coyotes Band still optimistic on off-reservation casino bid

Los Coyotes Band still optimistic on off-reservation casino bid (November 7, 2014)

The tribe isn't worried about the rejection of a controversial off-reservation casino at the ballot box.

Enterprise Rancheria sues state over delayed Class III compact

Enterprise Rancheria sues state over delayed Class III compact (August 21, 2014)

The tribe blames the California Legislature for failing to approve the agreement or suggest modifications.

Karuk Tribe clears first hurdle with vote on Class III gaming deal

Karuk Tribe clears first hurdle with vote on Class III gaming deal (August 15, 2014)

The California Senate voted 28-4 to ratify the compact.

Viejas Band signs compact with new revenue sharing provisions

Viejas Band signs compact with new revenue sharing provisions (August 14, 2014)

The tribe is moving to a percentage-based revenue sharing system under the new deal.

Los Coyotes Band praises action on off-reservation casino

Los Coyotes Band praises action on off-reservation casino (April 21, 2014)

After more than a decade of work, the Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians is closer to an off-reservation casino in California.

Judge backs state action on North Fork off-reservation casino

Judge backs state action on North Fork off-reservation casino (March 17, 2014)

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) had the authority to approve an off-reservation casino for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians, a state judge ruled.

Manzanita Band awaits decision on off-reservation casino

Manzanita Band awaits decision on off-reservation casino (January 29, 2014)

The Manzanita Band of the Kumeyaay Nation in California is still waiting for an answer on its off-reservation casino application.

Karuk Tribe enters into Class III gaming compact with California

Karuk Tribe enters into Class III gaming compact with California (December 6, 2013)

The Karuk Tribe and California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a Class III gaming compact on Thursday.

Jamul Band seeing support from state for    reservation casino

Jamul Band seeing support from state for reservation casino (October 14, 2013)

The Jamul Indian Village has been complying with its Class III gaming compact in addressing the impacts of its casino, according to a letter from the office of California Gov. Jerry Brown (D).

Opposition group still  trying to stop Graton Rancheria casino

Opposition group still trying to stop Graton Rancheria casino (October 8, 2013)

An opposition group is still trying to stop the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria in California from opening a casino.

Judge dismisses lawsuits against Enterprise Rancheria  casino

Judge dismisses lawsuits against Enterprise Rancheria casino (September 23, 2013)

A judge in California dismissed two lawsuits that were aimed at blocking an off-reservation casino for the Enterprise Rancheria.

 Enterprise Rancheria remains hopeful on off-reservation casino

Enterprise Rancheria remains hopeful on off-reservation casino (August 16, 2013)

The Enterprise Rancheria of California remains confident of its off-reservation casino even as its Class III gaming compact faces delays.

Two      California tribes  still pursuing off-reservation casino bids

Two California tribes still pursuing off-reservation casino bids (August 15, 2013)

Two California tribes are still pursuing off-reservation casinos although the Bureau of Indian Affairs appears to be moving very slowly.

Editorial: Governor breaks promise on off-reservation casinos

Editorial: Governor breaks promise on off-reservation casinos (August 12, 2013)

Rendering of the proposed Enterprise Rancheria casino. Photo Enterprise Rancheria Newspaper says California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) broke promise to voters by supporting off-reservation casinos for the Enterprise Rancheria and the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians: Since the enactment...

California governor  won't delay off-reservation gaming pact

California governor won't delay off-reservation gaming pact (August 2, 2013)

Rendering of the proposed Enterprise Rancheria casino. Photo Enterprise Rancheria. California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) won't delay an off-reservation Class III gaming compact for the Enterprise Rancheria, a spokesperson said. Brown negotiated the compact and agreed to the casino under...

Judge axes lawsuit against Graton Rancheria casino compact

Judge axes lawsuit against Graton Rancheria casino compact (August 2, 2013)

Artist's rendering of the Graton Resort and Casino. Image from Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria. A judge in California dismissed a lawsuit aimed at stopping the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria from opening a casino. The tribe was not a...

Lawsuit questions state's approval of off-reservation casino

Lawsuit questions state's approval of off-reservation casino (July 17, 2013)

A lawsuit questions whether California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) had the ability to approve an off-reservation casino for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians. Brown approved the casino under the two-part determination provisions of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act....

Court hears lawsuit over North Fork Rancheria casino compact

Court hears lawsuit over North Fork Rancheria casino compact (July 16, 2013)

A state court in California is hearing a lawsuit today that challenges the Class III gaming compact for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians. The tribe is not named in the suit. Instead, Stand Up for California claims Gov....

Stand Up for California eyes anti-casino referendum on ballot

Stand Up for California eyes anti-casino referendum on ballot (July 10, 2013)

Stand Up for California is seeking a statewide referendum on a bill that ratified a Class III gaming compact for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians. The referendum calls for a vote on AB 277, which narrowly passed the...

Los Coyotes Band still working on off-reservation gaming plans

Los Coyotes Band still working on off-reservation gaming plans (July 9, 2013)

The Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians discussed its off-reservation casino with the office of Gov. Jerry Brown (D).

North Fork Rancheria off-reservation casino deal wins vote

North Fork Rancheria off-reservation casino deal wins vote (June 28, 2013)

The California Senate voted 22-11 on Thursday to ratify a Class III gaming compact for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians. The deal authorizes an off-reservation casino, a first in California. Tribes with existing gaming facilities opposed the compact,...

Shingle Springs Band wins state approval for new compact

Shingle Springs Band wins state approval for new compact (May 31, 2013)

Red Hawk Casino. Photo Courtesy Red Hawk Casino. The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians in California has won state approval for its new Class III gaming compact. The tribe signed the deal with Gov. Jerry Brown (D) last November....