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Cherokee Nation and Quapaw Tribe spend big on casino push in Arkansas

Cherokee Nation and Quapaw Tribe spend big on casino push in Arkansas (July 17, 2018)
The Cherokee Nation and the Quapaw Tribe have spent more than $1.2 million to boost gaming efforts in Arkansas.

Tohono O'odham Nation acquires land next to casino but won't use it for gaming
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Tohono O'odham Nation acquires land next to casino but won't use it for gaming (July 5, 2018)
The Tohono O'odham Nation is expanding the footprint around its once controversial casino in Arizona.

Enterprise Rancheria eyes 'Hard Rock Sacramento' after tribal homelands victory
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Enterprise Rancheria eyes 'Hard Rock Sacramento' after tribal homelands victory (July 2, 2018)
The iconic Hard Rock brand could soon be coming to California's capital city thanks to a partnership between tribal nations.

'Economic self-sufficiency': Pamunkey Tribe pursues casino in Virginia
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'Economic self-sufficiency': Pamunkey Tribe pursues casino in Virginia (June 14, 2018)
The Pamunkey Tribe is in for the long haul as it seeks land for a casino in Virginia.

Sault Tribe faces doubts about long-stalled off-reservation casino
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Sault Tribe faces doubts about long-stalled off-reservation casino (June 13, 2018)
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians might be looking elsewhere for gaming opportunities thanks to the Trump administration.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in limbo as gaming industry advances in Massachusetts
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in limbo as gaming industry advances in Massachusetts (June 11, 2018)
As the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe sits in limbo before the Trump administration, non-Indian interests make strides in Massachusetts.

Shawnee Tribe wins federal approval of Class III gaming compact
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Shawnee Tribe wins federal approval of Class III gaming compact (June 7, 2018)
The Shawnee Tribe continues to make progress on a long-awaited off-reservation casino.

Shawnee Tribe plans to open long-awaited off-reservation casino in summer of 2019
Openings & Closings
Shawnee Tribe plans to open long-awaited off-reservation casino in summer of 2019 (June 4, 2018)
After more than a decade of work, the Shawnee Tribe is finally joining the Indian gaming industry.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe gains local support for homelands legislation
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe gains local support for homelands legislation (May 22, 2018)
After seeing some initial opposition, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has gained local support for a bill to protect its homelands in Massachusetts.

Muscogee Nation plans new gaming development after clearing federal hurdle
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Muscogee Nation plans new gaming development after clearing federal hurdle (May 14, 2018)
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation aims to revitalize Lake Eufaula in Oklahoma with a casino, hotel and other development.

Former chief of Pamunkey Tribe slams gaming plan as 'recipe for disaster'
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Former chief of Pamunkey Tribe slams gaming plan as 'recipe for disaster' (May 11, 2018)
The former chief of the Pamunkey Tribe is criticizing the involvement of a non-Indian billionaire in plans for a gaming facility.

Pamunkey Tribe pushes for casino as Virginia opens door to new machines
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Pamunkey Tribe pushes for casino as Virginia opens door to new machines (May 7, 2018)
Good timing, and some luck, may be on the side of the Pamunkey Tribe as it pursues a casino in Virginia.

Yet another federal appeals court backs restoration of tribal homelands
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Yet another federal appeals court backs restoration of tribal homelands (May 2, 2018)
The winning streak continues for Indian Country with yet another federal appeals court decision in favor of tribal homelands.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe off-reservation casino remains the talk of the town
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Timbisha Shoshone Tribe off-reservation casino remains the talk of the town (April 26, 2018)
Two years after proposing an off-reservation casino, the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe appears no closer to its goal.

Pamunkey Tribe partners with billionaire developer in push for casino
Land Acquisitions
Pamunkey Tribe partners with billionaire developer in push for casino (April 25, 2018)
The recently recognized Pamunkey Tribe is working with a billionaire developer as it seeks to open the first casino in Virginia, an endeavor characterized by numerous hurdles.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces local questions about homelands bill
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces local questions about homelands bill (April 24, 2018)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is seeing support in the nation's capital for a bill to protect its homelands but the situation looks a little different back home.

Pamunkey Tribe connected to acquisition of land by gaming company
Land Acquisitions
Pamunkey Tribe connected to acquisition of land by gaming company (April 23, 2018)
The recently recognized Pamunkey Tribe is moving full steam ahead with plans for a gaming facility in Virginia.

Comanche Nation citizens warned of big hit from rival Chickasaw Nation casino
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Comanche Nation citizens warned of big hit from rival Chickasaw Nation casino (April 23, 2018)
The Comanche Nation is expecting a 25 percent decline in revenues at one of its gaming facilities, and tribal citizens will feel the pain too.

Mechoopda Tribe: 'Enough is enough' as appeals court rules in homelands case
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Mechoopda Tribe: 'Enough is enough' as appeals court rules in homelands case (April 20, 2018)
The Mechoopda Tribe is still willing to sit down with local opponents to discuss plans for a long-delayed casino in northern California.

Mechoopda Tribe looks forward to casino after securing victory in court
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Mechoopda Tribe looks forward to casino after securing victory in court (April 17, 2018)
The Mechoopda Tribe plans to move forward with a long-delayed casino but opponents don't seem willing to accept defeat.

Buena Vista Rancheria hits another milestone after win in homelands case
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Buena Vista Rancheria hits another milestone after win in homelands case (April 16, 2018)
The Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians is on track to a brighter future after securing victory in a long-running tribal homelands case.

Mechoopda Tribe scores victory in long-running fight over homelands
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Mechoopda Tribe scores victory in long-running fight over homelands (April 13, 2018)
The court victories keep coming for tribes seeking to restore their homelands even as the Trump administration seeks to erect more hurdles for Indian Country.

North Fork Rancheria secures confirmation of win in homelands case
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North Fork Rancheria secures confirmation of win in homelands case (April 11, 2018)
The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians has scored another win in a long-running fight to restore its homelands in California.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces hurdles in Washington for casino bid
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Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces hurdles in Washington for casino bid (April 11, 2018)
As predicted, the Trump administration is raising hurdles for the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe as it pursues an off-reservation casino.

Shawnee Tribe planning to start work on off-reservation casino
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Shawnee Tribe planning to start work on off-reservation casino (March 29, 2018)
The Shawnee Tribe officially signed the deed for the site of the future Golden Mesa Casino in Oklahoma.

Sault Tribe 'remains fully committed' to off-reservation casino
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Sault Tribe 'remains fully committed' to off-reservation casino (March 29, 2018)
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians plans to sue the Trump administration for rejecting two off-reservation casinos in Michigan.

Hearing expected in Senate on Lytton Band homelands measure
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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.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes another bill to protect homelands
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes another bill to protect homelands (March 26, 2018)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is gaining more support on Capitol Hill as it defends its homelands and gaming plans from litigation.

Tule River Tribe headed to D.C. to lobby for off-reservation casino
California | Casino Stalker
Tule River Tribe headed to D.C. to lobby for off-reservation casino (March 22, 2018)
The Tule River Tribe is bringing its off-reservation casino proposal to a top Republican lawmaker in Washington, D.C.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails bill to reaffirm status of homelands
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails bill to reaffirm status of homelands (March 21, 2018)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is welcoming a new bill that reaffirms the trust status of its homelands in Massachusetts.

Pamunkey Tribe announces plans for $700 million gaming facility
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Pamunkey Tribe announces plans for $700 million gaming facility (March 16, 2018)
The Pamunkey Tribe is seeking to join the Indian gaming industry but doesn't plan on building a casino on its reservation in Virginia.

Kiowa Tribe prepares to debut new casino with more in the works
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Kiowa Tribe prepares to debut new casino with more in the works (March 15, 2018)
The Kiowa Tribe is opening a new gaming facility and is looking to the Trump administration to help with two more projects.

Tule River Tribe seeks local support for off-reservation casino bid
California | Casino Stalker
Tule River Tribe seeks local support for off-reservation casino bid (March 13, 2018)
The Tule River Tribe continues to push for a move of its casino to a new, off-reservation site in California.

Ponca Tribe 'always open to talk' about contested gaming project
Litigation | NIGC | Openings & Closings
Ponca Tribe 'always open to talk' about contested gaming project (March 5, 2018)
The Ponca Tribe continues to work on plans for a controversial casino in Iowa amid a lawsuit in federal court.

Wilton Rancheria wins court decision in favor of long-awaited casino
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Wilton Rancheria wins court decision in favor of long-awaited casino (March 1, 2018)
A federal judge has sided with the Wilton Rancheria, rejecting a challenge to the tribe's long-awaited casino project in northern California.

National Congress of American Indians praises win in homelands case
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National Congress of American Indians praises win in homelands case (February 27, 2018)
The National Congress of American Indians is congratulating the Gun Lake Tribe for its victory at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Gun Lake Tribe welcomes victory as Supreme Court puts end to homelands lawsuit
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Gun Lake Tribe welcomes victory as Supreme Court puts end to homelands lawsuit (February 27, 2018)
The leader of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians is hailing a decision from the nation's highest court as a victory for all of Indian Country.

Supreme Court sides with Indian Country in long-running homelands case
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Supreme Court sides with Indian Country in long-running homelands case (February 27, 2018)
In a victory for Indian Country, the nation's highest court has confirmed that Congress can protect tribal homelands from litigation.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe waits for Trump team's decision on casino
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe waits for Trump team's decision on casino (February 22, 2018)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still doesn't know when the Trump administration will make a decision on its long-delayed casino in Massachusetts.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe refutes rumors of marijuana at casino
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Timbisha Shoshone Tribe refutes rumors of marijuana at casino (February 12, 2018)
The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe will not engage in 'any ' marijuana activities at the site of its proposed casino in California, Chairman George Gholson said.

Gun Lake Tribe marks major milestone with management of casino
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Gun Lake Tribe marks major milestone with management of casino (February 8, 2018)
The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, is now in full control of its casino in Michigan.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits Trump team's decision on casino
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits Trump team's decision on casino (February 8, 2018)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is still waiting for the Trump administration to make a decision on its long-delayed casino in Massachusetts.

Ho-Chunk Nation still waiting for action on off-reservation casino
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Ho-Chunk Nation still waiting for action on off-reservation casino (February 6, 2018)
President Wilfrid Cleveland: 'We've had great feedback from the White House on this.'

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe makes layoffs as gaming project stalls
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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe makes layoffs as gaming project stalls (January 30, 2018)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has laid off employees and closed its gaming agency amid uncertainty surrounding its long-delayed casino in Massachusetts.

Chumash Tribe reaffirms prohibition on gaming at land-into-trust site
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Chumash Tribe reaffirms prohibition on gaming at land-into-trust site (January 25, 2018)
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians has no plans for gaming at its land-into-trust site in California, Chairman Kenneth Kahn confirmed.

Agua Caliente Band starts land-into-trust process for another casino
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Agua Caliente Band starts land-into-trust process for another casino (January 23, 2018)
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is moving forward with plans for a third gaming facility in southern California.

Wilton Rancheria hails action on agreement for long-awaited casino
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Wilton Rancheria hails action on agreement for long-awaited casino (January 23, 2018)
The Wilton Rancheria is hoping to break ground on a long-awaited casino in California this summer after clearing the last major hurdle to the project.

Shawnee Tribe secures historic approval for off-reservation homelands
Land Acquisitions | Openings & Closings
Shawnee Tribe secures historic approval for off-reservation homelands (January 19, 2018)
After nearly two decades of delays and setbacks, the Shawnee Tribe finally has a place to call home.

Pokagon Band makes history with opening of first tribal casino in Indiana
Openings & Closings
Pokagon Band makes history with opening of first tribal casino in Indiana (January 17, 2018)
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is welcoming visitors to its historic casino in Indiana.

'Enough is enough!' -- Yet another tribe scores big victory in homelands case
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'Enough is enough!' -- Yet another tribe scores big victory in homelands case (January 12, 2018)
Indian Country continues to rack up victories when it comes to the restoration of tribal homelands.

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