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Shoshone-Bannock Tribes face rumors of casino following land purchase

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes face rumors of casino following land purchase (February 13, 2020)

A recent land purchase is stirring rumors of an off-reservation casino in Idaho.

National Indian Gaming Commission gains a new leader for the Trump era

National Indian Gaming Commission gains a new leader for the Trump era (November 25, 2019)

The National Indian Gaming Commission has a Republican-chosen chairman for the first time in nearly a decade.

Tribes take a hit as gamblers in North Dakota turn to electronic pull tabs

Tribes take a hit as gamblers in North Dakota turn to electronic pull tabs (September 16, 2019)

At least two tribes have seen a decline in revenues now that non-Indian pull tab operations are up and running in North Dakota.

Ponca Tribe on track to get back into Indian gaming industry

Ponca Tribe on track to get back into Indian gaming industry (September 9, 2019)

The Ponca Tribe has started construction on the Fancy Dance Casino in Oklahoma, with an opening expected in early 2020.

Ponca Tribe faces more litigation as opponents continue to fight casino

Ponca Tribe faces more litigation as opponents continue to fight casino (August 28, 2019)

Opponents in Iowa and Nebraska aren't heeding the Ponca Tribe's call for a more cooperative relationship when it comes to gaming.

Ponca Tribe scores another legal victory against casino opponents

Ponca Tribe scores another legal victory against casino opponents (August 13, 2019)

The Ponca Tribe can continue to operate its gaming facility on its homelands in Iowa.

Senate panel moves quickly on Trump nominee for National Indian Gaming Commission

Senate panel moves quickly on Trump nominee for National Indian Gaming Commission (July 29, 2019)

Sequoyah Simermeyer is well on his way to becoming the first Republican-chosen leader of the National Indian Gaming Commission in more than a decade.

RECAP: National Indian Gaming Commission nominee outlines vision in Trump era

RECAP: National Indian Gaming Commission nominee outlines vision in Trump era (July 25, 2019)

National Indian Gaming Commission nominee Sequoyah Simermeyer sidestepped two major issues at a sparsely-attended confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill.

President Trump's Indian gaming pick up for confirmation hearing

President Trump's Indian gaming pick up for confirmation hearing (July 23, 2019)

Donald Trump was openly hostile to tribes when he was in the casino business. Now he gets to pick the federal official overseeing the Indian gaming industry.

Nooksack Tribe gets back into Class III gaming with updated compact

Nooksack Tribe gets back into Class III gaming with updated compact (July 11, 2019)

The Nooksack Tribe is getting back into the Class III gaming industry after a nearly four-year absence.

Trump nominates new leader for National Indian Gaming Commission

Trump nominates new leader for National Indian Gaming Commission (June 25, 2019)

President Donald Trump, who has been hostile to tribal casinos, is getting a chance to remake the federal agency overseeing the Indian gaming industry.

Peoria Tribe issues $2 million fine against casino managers

Peoria Tribe issues $2 million fine against casino managers (June 13, 2019)

The Peoria Tribe is seeking more than $2 million from former casino managers after being hit with a federal enforcement action.

Redding Rancheria seeks approval to move casino to new site

Redding Rancheria seeks approval to move casino to new site (June 11, 2019)

The Redding Rancheria is making progress on long-running plans to relocate its casino to a bigger site in northern California.

Oneida Nation moves forward with sports betting partnership

Oneida Nation moves forward with sports betting partnership (June 3, 2019)

The Oneida Nation is getting closer to opening sports books at its gaming facilities in New York.

'You were right and I was wrong': Judge concedes to Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe

'You were right and I was wrong': Judge concedes to Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe (May 31, 2019)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe was back in court to defend its sovereignty amid opposition to a long-delayed gaming facility.

Mayor: Ponca Tribe brings hope to the local community with casino

Mayor: Ponca Tribe brings hope to the local community with casino (May 21, 2019)

The Prairie Flower Casino represents much-needed economic development on a plot of land that was previously sitting vacant.

St. Croix Chippewa Tribe hit with $5.5 million fine for gaming law violations

St. Croix Chippewa Tribe hit with $5.5 million fine for gaming law violations (May 13, 2019)

The threat of massive fines are seen as the only way to stop the St. Croix Chippewa Indians from diverting gaming revenues.

Jonodev Chaudhuri lands new job after stint at National Indian Gaming Commission

Jonodev Chaudhuri lands new job after stint at National Indian Gaming Commission (May 7, 2019)

Jonodev Chaudhuri will be heading up the Indian law and policy practice at the Quarles & Brady firm.

Ponca Tribe scores another decision in favor of gaming rights

Ponca Tribe scores another decision in favor of gaming rights (May 2, 2019)

The Ponca Tribe can engage in gaming on its trust land in Iowa, federal regulators ruled for a third time in the long-running saga.

St. Croix Chippewa Tribe accused of numerous violations of gaming laws

St. Croix Chippewa Tribe accused of numerous violations of gaming laws (April 22, 2019)

Federal regulators outlined a whopping 527 violations of law at the St. Croix Chippewa gaming enterprise.

National Indian Gaming Commission publishes list of tribes with approved ordinances

National Indian Gaming Commission publishes list of tribes with approved ordinances (April 4, 2019)

According to federal regulators, 290 tribes across the nation have approved Class III gaming ordinances.

Ponca Tribe remains confident after judge's ruling affecting new casino

Ponca Tribe remains confident after judge's ruling affecting new casino (March 29, 2019)

A new court decision doesn't undermine the Ponca Tribe's sovereignty or its gaming rights, Chairman Larry Wright Jr said.

Ponca Tribe sees setback with federal judge's decision on new casino

Ponca Tribe sees setback with federal judge's decision on new casino (March 27, 2019)

As the descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear recover from disastrous flooding, a federal judge has cast doubt on their new gaming facility.

Indian gaming industry grows in revenues but not in number of facilities

Indian gaming industry grows in revenues but not in number of facilities (March 27, 2019)

The number of tribal casinos has remained relatively the same in recent years despite overall growth in revenues.

#StateOfIndianGaming Talk: 'The future of American Indian gaming'

#StateOfIndianGaming Talk: 'The future of American Indian gaming' (February 13, 2019)

The Brookings Institution is holding a talk on the future of Indian gaming with key stakeholders.

National Indian Gaming Commission names new regional director

National Indian Gaming Commission names new regional director (January 24, 2019)

The National Indian Gaming Commission continues to serve tribal nations amid the government shutdown.

Employees love working at the National Indian Gaming Commission

Employees love working at the National Indian Gaming Commission (November 5, 2018)

The independent federal agency that oversees the $32 billion tribal casino industry is one of the best places to work in government.

A symbol of sovereignty: Ponca Tribe comes full circle with Prairie Flower

A symbol of sovereignty: Ponca Tribe comes full circle with Prairie Flower (November 1, 2018)

The descendants of Chief Standing Bear are celebrating the debut of a long-awaited casino on their homelands.

Trump administration supports sovereignty for tribes in Texas

Trump administration supports sovereignty for tribes in Texas (September 14, 2018)

Two tribes whose casinos are being threatened with closure are getting a big assist from Washington.

Wilton Rancheria moves forward with gaming management agreement

Wilton Rancheria moves forward with gaming management agreement (September 13, 2018)

The Wilton Rancheria is working with a subsidiary of Boyd Gaming on a long-awaited casino in California.

Ponca Tribe begins hiring employees for long-awaited casino

Ponca Tribe begins hiring employees for long-awaited casino (September 5, 2018)

The Ponca Tribe will be hiring about 100 employees to work at the Prairie Flower Casino in Iowa.

Federal gaming agency takes action on once controversial regulations

Federal gaming agency takes action on once controversial regulations (August 10, 2018)

More than a decade after the courts took action, the National Indian Gaming Commission is suspending regulations that were once the subject of considerable controversy.

Ponca Tribe negotiates casino agreement as construction and litigation continues

Ponca Tribe negotiates casino agreement as construction and litigation continues (July 19, 2018)

The Ponca Tribe is being welcomed by the host of its casino but other neighbors are resorting to litigation.

Pokagon Band announces poker room after favorable opinion from federal regulators

Pokagon Band announces poker room after favorable opinion from federal regulators (July 10, 2018)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians will open a poker room at its casino in Indiana in time for the Labor Day holiday.

'Justice has finally prevailed': Shingle Springs Band vindicated in gaming case

'Justice has finally prevailed': Shingle Springs Band vindicated in gaming case (June 28, 2018)

It took a decade but the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians is welcoming the end of a long-running lawsuit.

Tribes see another year of growth as gaming revenues hit $32.4 billion

Tribes see another year of growth as gaming revenues hit $32.4 billion (June 26, 2018)

Thirty years after the passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, tribes continue to make gains.

Shingle Springs Band prevails in long-running gaming contract dispute

Shingle Springs Band prevails in long-running gaming contract dispute (June 25, 2018)

A decade-old dispute between the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians and a former gaming partner is finally over.

National Indian Gaming Commission plans major announcement on June 26

National Indian Gaming Commission plans major announcement on June 26 (June 5, 2018)

How's the tribal casino industry doing? Federal officials will tell you later in June.

Ponca Tribe faces familiar opponent in long-running quest for casino

Ponca Tribe faces familiar opponent in long-running quest for casino (May 31, 2018)

The state of Nebraska is still trying to stop the Ponca Tribe from opening a casino on trust land in Iowa.

National Indian Gaming Commission in transition in the Trump era

National Indian Gaming Commission in transition in the Trump era (May 8, 2018)

The National Indian Gaming Commission is undergoing major change as its chairman, a remnant of the Obama era, departs for pastures unknown.

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians halts charitable bingo

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians halts charitable bingo (March 14, 2018)

The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians is addressing concerns about its gaming operations in North Dakota.

Ponca Tribe 'always open to talk' about contested gaming project

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.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe vows fight to protect casino after loss in court

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe vows fight to protect casino after loss in court (February 7, 2018)

The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe is already pursuing an appeal after a federal judge said the tribe's gaming facility in Texas was illegal.

National Indian Gaming Commission finalizes new rule for tribal fees

National Indian Gaming Commission finalizes new rule for tribal fees (January 22, 2018)

The National Indian Gaming Commission has finalized a new rule that should make it easier on tribes when paying fees, Chairman Jonodev Chaudhuri said.

Ponca Tribe faces roadblock with lawsuit challenging restoration of homelands

Ponca Tribe faces roadblock with lawsuit challenging restoration of homelands (December 15, 2017)

The descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear are once again facing opposition to plans for a casino on their restored homelands.

Supreme Court brings good news to Quapaw Tribe in restoration of homelands case

Supreme Court brings good news to Quapaw Tribe in restoration of homelands case (December 11, 2017)

The U.S. Supreme Court has brought some good news to the Quapaw Tribe, whose casino expansion plans have been held up the state of Kansas.

Ponca Tribe faces challenge to casino as city in Iowa moves forward with lawsuit

Ponca Tribe faces challenge to casino as city in Iowa moves forward with lawsuit (November 28, 2017)

The descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear are facing a legal challenge to plans for a casino in Iowa.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation clashes with state over 'bingo' machines

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation clashes with state over 'bingo' machines (November 21, 2017)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the state of Connecticut are in a disagreement over the status of new 'bingo' machines.

Ponca Tribe secures victory in long-running battle over restoration of homelands

Ponca Tribe secures victory in long-running battle over restoration of homelands (November 15, 2017)

A nearly decade-long battle for the descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear may be nearing the finish line after the tribe's gaming plans again won federal approval.

Kansas asks Supreme Court to overturn ruling in Quapaw Tribe homeland case

Kansas asks Supreme Court to overturn ruling in Quapaw Tribe homeland case (October 10, 2017)

The state of Kansas is trying to keep the Quapaw Tribe from expanding its casino with a last-ditch appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.