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Lytton Band agrees to permanent ban on gaming as homelands bill awaits action

Lytton Band agrees to permanent ban on gaming as homelands bill awaits action (August 8, 2018)

The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians has agreed to a permanent ban on gaming on any land acquired in Sonoma County in California.

Hearing expected in Senate on Lytton Band homelands measure

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.

California tribes worried about Senate candidate's gaming record

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.

California asks Supreme Court to hear Pauma Band compact case

California asks Supreme Court to hear Pauma Band compact case (March 21, 2016)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the state to pay $36.2 million to the tribe for misrepresentations during the Class III negotiation process.

Poarch Creeks secure major ruling in gaming dispute in Alabama

Poarch Creeks secure major ruling in gaming dispute in Alabama (September 3, 2015)

The state's attempt to dispute the legality of land placed in trust for the tribe in the 1990s was rejected by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in a unanimous decision.

9th Circuit won't reconsider victory in Big Lagoon Rancheria case

9th Circuit won't reconsider victory in Big Lagoon Rancheria case (July 10, 2015)

The state of California can now ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case that's being closely watched across Indian Country.

Big Lagoon Rancheria awaits move on Class III gaming compact

Big Lagoon Rancheria awaits move on Class III gaming compact (June 11, 2015)

The tribe proved that the state was not negotiating in good faith for a casino on an 11-acre site on the reservation.

9th Circuit sides with Big Lagoon Rancheria in gaming site dispute

9th Circuit sides with Big Lagoon Rancheria in gaming site dispute (June 4, 2015)

By a unanimous vote, an en banc panel of the court rejected all of the challenges raised by the state of California.