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Tribes sue Oklahoma governor to protect Class III gaming rights

Tribes sue Oklahoma governor to protect Class III gaming rights (January 6, 2020)

The Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, the Choctaw Nation are suing the Republican governor of Oklahoma as a gaming impasse enters the new year.

Muscogee (Creek) Nation moves foward with charges in criminal case

Muscogee (Creek) Nation moves foward with charges in criminal case (October 3, 2018)

A dispute over gaming on Indian allotments in Oklahoma has spawned a messy mix of litigation in tribal and federal court.

Kialegee Tribal Town can't sue Muscogee Nation officials for raid of gaming site

Kialegee Tribal Town can't sue Muscogee Nation officials for raid of gaming site (August 30, 2017)

The Kialegee Tribal Town has been dealt another setback in its attempt to open a casino on an Indian allotment in Oklahoma.

Kialegee Tribal Town sues officials of Muscogee Nation for raid of casino site

Kialegee Tribal Town sues officials of Muscogee Nation for raid of casino site (August 24, 2017)

A gaming dispute between the Kialegee Tribal Town and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation continues to escalate with a lawsuit in federal court.

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.

Kialegee Tribal Town continues to seek employees for casino-related positions

Kialegee Tribal Town continues to seek employees for casino-related positions (August 7, 2017)

The Kialegee Tribal Town appears to be moving forward with plans for a casino on an allotment in Oklahoma despite fierce opposition.

Kialegee Tribal Town faces opposition to potential casino on allotment

Kialegee Tribal Town faces opposition to potential casino on allotment (August 2, 2017)

The Kialegee Tribal Town isn't saying much about plans for a potential casino in Oklahoma but local officials and the Muscogee Nation are taking action.

Kialegee Tribal Town confirms interest in gaming facility on allotment

Kialegee Tribal Town confirms interest in gaming facility on allotment (July 19, 2017)

The Kialegee Tribal Town is once again generating controversy with attempts to open a gaming facility in Oklahoma.

Kialegee Tribal Town aims to approve gaming at allotment in Oklahoma

Kialegee Tribal Town aims to approve gaming at allotment in Oklahoma (July 17, 2017)

It looks like the Kialegee Tribal Town is trying to get back into the casino game by asserting authority at an allotment in Oklahoma.

Muscogee Nation asserts authority at allotment where casino was proposed

Muscogee Nation asserts authority at allotment where casino was proposed (June 19, 2017)

The Muscogee Nation is warning one of its citizens not to engage in gaming on his allotment in Oklahoma.

Restaurant set to open on site of failed Kialegee Tribal Town casino

Restaurant set to open on site of failed Kialegee Tribal Town casino (June 12, 2017)

Gaming is still on the table on an Indian allotment in Oklahoma that was the subject of a political and legal controversy.

Kialegee Tribal Town stays quiet as failed casino sits unfinished

Kialegee Tribal Town stays quiet as failed casino sits unfinished (February 12, 2016)

The tribe started building the Red Clay Casino on an Indian allotment in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, but faced strong local opposition.

Developers lose lawsuit over failed Kialegee Tribal Town casino

Developers lose lawsuit over failed Kialegee Tribal Town casino (November 19, 2015)

Attorney Dennis J. Whittlesey was accused of malpractice but a federal judge dismissed the case against him.

Supreme Court declines to hear appeals in two gaming cases

Supreme Court declines to hear appeals in two gaming cases (October 6, 2015)

The states of Oklahoma and Wisconsin were handed defeat by the justices as they opened their October 2015 term.

Supreme Court takes up petition in Kialegee Tribal Town dispute

Supreme Court takes up petition in Kialegee Tribal Town dispute (September 1, 2015)

The battle began when the tribe announced plans to open a gaming facility on an Indian allotment near Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Kialegee Tribal Town granted extension to respond in casino case

Kialegee Tribal Town granted extension to respond in casino case (May 27, 2015)

The state of Oklahoma wants to sue the tribe and its leaders for proposing a casino on an Indian allotment.

Supreme Court asks Kialegee Tribal Town for casino case brief

Supreme Court asks Kialegee Tribal Town for casino case brief (May 18, 2015)

The state of Oklahoma wants to be able to sue the tribe and its leaders for trying to open a casino on an Indian allotment.

Kialegee Tribal Town declines to submit brief in casino litigation

Kialegee Tribal Town declines to submit brief in casino litigation (May 4, 2015)

The state of Oklahoma is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a dispute over a failed casino.

Supreme Court asked to hear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming case

Supreme Court asked to hear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming case (March 27, 2015)

The tribe dropped plans to build a casino on an Indian allotment but the state of Oklahoma is trying to keep the dispute alive by asking the justices to review a case that's very similar to one they recently decided.

Creek Nation council pushes leader to resign over gaming deal

Creek Nation council pushes leader to resign over gaming deal (March 20, 2015)

Chief George Tiger has defended his decision to sign a deal that promoted another tribe's casino.

Creek Nation council weighs action against chief in casino deal

Creek Nation council weighs action against chief in casino deal (March 19, 2015)

Chief George Tiger continues to face pressure to step down in response to a gaming deal he signed in 2009.

Muscogee Nation leader faces ouster petition over gaming deal

Muscogee Nation leader faces ouster petition over gaming deal (March 18, 2015)

Chief George Tiger has denied any wrongdoing but tribal members and council leaders are angry.

Creek Nation leader won't resign amid criticism over casino deal

Creek Nation leader won't resign amid criticism over casino deal (March 16, 2015)

Chief George Tiger said the agreement to promote the Kialegee Tribal Town casino was never a secret.

Muscogee Nation Council asks chief to resign over gaming deal

Muscogee Nation Council asks chief to resign over gaming deal (March 11, 2015)

The council vote was symbolic but angry tribal members are planning to start a petition to remove George Tiger from office.

Creek Nation leader paid to promote Kialegee Tribal Town casino

Creek Nation leader paid to promote Kialegee Tribal Town casino (March 9, 2015)

Chief George Tiger denies any wrongdoing in signing a deal to work as a consultant for another tribe.

Jay Daniels: Kialegee casino dispute shows they just don't get it

Jay Daniels: Kialegee casino dispute shows they just don't get it (December 29, 2014)

I get incensed when I see non-Indians forcing their dictas, or personal opinions without full support of standard case law decisions on Indians.

10th Circuit refuses to rehear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming case

10th Circuit refuses to rehear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming case (December 23, 2014)

The tribe and its leaders are protected from the state's lawsuit due to sovereign immunity.

Kialegee Tribal Town welcomes decision in gaming dispute

Kialegee Tribal Town welcomes decision in gaming dispute (November 12, 2014)

Tribal leaders plan to meet soon to discuss plans for an Indian allotment near Tulsa.

Supreme Court ruling bodes well for tribes in gaming cases

Supreme Court ruling bodes well for tribes in gaming cases (November 11, 2014)

The decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community is having positive effects throughout Indian Country.

10th Circuit rules for Kialegee Tribal Town in casino dispute

10th Circuit rules for Kialegee Tribal Town in casino dispute (November 10, 2014)

The decision relies on Michigan v. Bay Mills, an Indian gaming case that went before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Kialegee Tribal Town seeks dismissal of state's gaming lawsuit

Kialegee Tribal Town seeks dismissal of state's gaming lawsuit (July 17, 2014)

The tribe says the Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community puts an end to Oklahoma's case.

Kialegee Tribal Town still waiting for decision in gaming dispute

Kialegee Tribal Town still waiting for decision in gaming dispute (May 20, 2014)

The delay can be traced to the U.S. Supreme Court.

10th Circuit puts hold on Kialegee Tribal Town gaming lawsuit

10th Circuit puts hold on Kialegee Tribal Town gaming lawsuit (September 9, 2013)

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has put a hold on a gaming lawsuit involving the in the Kialegee Tribal Town and the state of Oklahoma.

Editorial: Kialegee  Tribal Town casino fate up to 10th Circuit

Editorial: Kialegee Tribal Town casino fate up to 10th Circuit (January 30, 2013)

"The Kialegee Tribal Town might someday prevail and open its Red Clay Casino in Broken Arrow. That, however, is far from a certainty. Last year, U.S. District Chief Judge Gregory Frizzell sided with Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt and granted...

Briefs submitted to 10th Circuit in Kialegee  gaming dispute

Briefs submitted to 10th Circuit in Kialegee gaming dispute (January 29, 2013)

Opening briefs have been submitted to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in the Kialegee Tribal Town casino case. The tribe announced plans for the Red Clay Casino on an Indian allotment near Tulsa. Judge Gregory Frizzell blocked the project...

Muscogee Nation won't take over controversial casino project

Muscogee Nation won't take over controversial casino project (December 12, 2012)

The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma won't be taking over a controversial casino project. Tribal leaders voted 7-2 against an agreement to share a casino with the Kialegee Tribal Town. The deal promised the Creeks 70 percent of the revenue --...

Muscogee Nation committee to take up disputed casino plan

Muscogee Nation committee to take up disputed casino plan (December 11, 2012)

Leaders of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma could approve a casino deal by the end of the week, The Tulsa World reports. The tribe is being asked to operate a casino on an Indian allotment near Tulsa. The deal calls...

Developers ask Muscogee Nation to revive disputed casino  bid

Developers ask Muscogee Nation to revive disputed casino bid (December 7, 2012)

The developers behind a disputed casino want the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma to take over the project. The Kialegee Tribal Town announced plans for the Red Clay Casino on an allotment near Tulsa. A federal judge blocked the project but...

Kialegee  Tribal Town wants 10th Circuit to rule in gaming case

Kialegee Tribal Town wants 10th Circuit to rule in gaming case (October 10, 2012)

The Kialegee Tribal Town of Oklahoma is asking the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to review a gaming case. The tribe wants to open the Red Clay Casino on an Indian allotment. But Judge Gregory Frizzell blocked construction, ruling that...

Kialegee Tribal Town considers appeal over disputed gaming site

Kialegee Tribal Town considers appeal over disputed gaming site (August 2, 2012)

The Kialegee Tribal Town might appeal a decision that bars gaming on an Indian allotment in Oklahoma, an attorney said. Judge Gregory Frizzell blocked the Red Clay Casino after determining that the tribe lacked jurisdiction over the allotment, a key...

Judge won't reconsider ruling to bar Kialegee Tribal Town casino

Judge won't reconsider ruling to bar Kialegee Tribal Town casino (July 31, 2012)

A federal judge says he won't reconsider a decision that bars the Kialegee Tribal Town from operating a casino on an Indian allotment in Oklahoma. Judge Gregory Frizzell blocked the Red Clay Casino after a trial in May. He issued...

Judge issues written order against Kialegee Tribal Town's casino

Judge issues written order against Kialegee Tribal Town's casino (July 23, 2012)

A federal judge issued a written decision on Friday barring the Kialegee Tribal Town from operating a casino on an Indian allotment in Oklahoma. Judge Gregory Frizzell determined that the tribe waived its sovereign immunity through its Class III gaming...

Racism alleged in dispute over Kialegee Tribal Town casino bid

Racism alleged in dispute over Kialegee Tribal Town casino bid (July 18, 2012)

Supporters of the Kialegee Tribal Town casino say opponents, including a city council member in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, are expressing racist and threatening views. A pro-casino group called Citizens Protecting Native American Sovereignty says most of the racist comments are...

Judge concludes Kialegee Tribal Town didn't violate casino order

Judge concludes Kialegee Tribal Town didn't violate casino order (July 11, 2012)

A federal judge said the Kialegee Tribal Town hasn't violated a court order that bars gaming at an Indian allotment in Oklahoma. The tribe suspended construction of the Red Clay Casino after the order was issued back in May. But...

Mayor cites Kialegee casino in going after Indian fireworks stand

Mayor cites Kialegee casino in going after Indian fireworks stand (June 29, 2012)

The mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma, sent authorities to a fireworks stand on an Indian allotment, claiming he wants to avoid disputes like the one over the Kialegee Tribal Town casino. The city lacks jurisdiction over the allotment but Mayor Dewey...

Rep. Sullivan, Kialegee casino foe, loses Republican nomination

Rep. Sullivan, Kialegee casino foe, loses Republican nomination (June 27, 2012)

Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma) won't be able to fight the Kialegee Tribal Town from the halls of Congress much longer. Sullivan lost the Republican nomination for Oklahoma's First Congressional district to newcomer Jim Bridenstine. Sullivan has served five terms in...

Rep. Sullivan denies link between gaming battle and judge's son

Rep. Sullivan denies link between gaming battle and judge's son (June 26, 2012)

Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma), center, with his Washington, D.C., interns. Ben Frizzell, the son of Judge Gregory Frizzell, is on the far right. Photo from Sullivan's Facebook page. Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma) said there's no connection between his battle...

Federal judge's son   interns for lawmaker fighting  Kialegee casino

Federal judge's son interns for lawmaker fighting Kialegee casino (June 25, 2012)

The son of the federal judge who barred the Kialegee Tribal Town from engaging in gaming on an Indian allotment is now working for Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma), who has been fighting the casino. Ben Frizzell is a summer intern...

State tries to stop use of Kialegee casino site for fireworks stand

State tries to stop use of Kialegee casino site for fireworks stand (June 22, 2012)

A federal judge has barred the Kialegee Tribal Town from engaging in gaming on an Indian allotment but the state of Oklahoma is now trying to prevent the land from being used for a fireworks stand. Crazy Debbie's Fireworks has...

NIGC rejects Kialegee Tribal Town's jurisdiction over gaming site

NIGC rejects Kialegee Tribal Town's jurisdiction over gaming site (June 21, 2012)

The National Indian Gaming Commission is maintaining its position that the Kialegee Tribal Town of Oklahoma doesn't have jurisdiction over an Indian allotment. The allotment is owned by two Muscogee sisters who were recently made members of the tribe. But...