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'We need clarification now': Indian gaming industry being shut out of coronavirus relief program

'We need clarification now': Indian gaming industry being shut out of coronavirus relief program (April 3, 2020)

With the $33 billion Indian gaming industry at a standstill in the midst of the worst public health crisis in decades, tribal casino operations are in danger of being left out of a major coronavirus relief program.

Catawba Nation celebrates after Trump administration changes mind on casino project

Catawba Nation celebrates after Trump administration changes mind on casino project (March 16, 2020)

It took nearly seven years but the Catawba Nation has finally won approval to build a casino after the Trump administration changed its mind on the matter.

Pamunkey Tribe goes commercial casino route in Virginia

Pamunkey Tribe goes commercial casino route in Virginia (January 15, 2020)

The Pamunkey Tribe is agreeing to follow state law and pursue a commercial casino.

Tribes join race for commercial casino in Virginia

Tribes join race for commercial casino in Virginia (January 8, 2020)

Two Indian nations are looking to land a commercial casino in Virginia while a third keeps its options open after recently gaining federal recognition.

Bill Graham: Catawba Nation deserves 'fair shake' under federal law

Bill Graham: Catawba Nation deserves 'fair shake' under federal law (August 29, 2019)

The Catawba Nation is trying to open a casino in North Carolina and is turning to Congress for some help.

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians prepares to offer sports betting

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians prepares to offer sports betting (July 29, 2019)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is moving quickly in the wake of a new sports betting law in North Carolina.

'Meanspirited': Eastern Cherokee chief responds to attack on his people

'Meanspirited': Eastern Cherokee chief responds to attack on his people (June 20, 2019)

Senator Richard Burr should apologize for his false and harsh comments and withdraw the flawed legislation that he’s championing.

Republican U.S. Senator blasts Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for 'bullying'

Republican U.S. Senator blasts Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for 'bullying' (June 19, 2019)

A sitting U.S. Senator is accusing North Carolina's most prominent tribe of hypocrisy and greed.

Eastern Cherokee casino wins approval of $5.75 million naming rights deal

Eastern Cherokee casino wins approval of $5.75 million naming rights deal (May 29, 2019)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is extending its gaming brand in North Carolina.

Catawba Nation continues to see opposition to casino on homelands

Catawba Nation continues to see opposition to casino on homelands (May 21, 2019)

From religious groups to a rival tribe, the Catawba Nation is facing hurdles as it pursues a casino in North Carolina.

Catawba Nation asks Congress to fulfill promise in land claim settlement

Catawba Nation asks Congress to fulfill promise in land claim settlement (May 3, 2019)

The Catawba Nation is still seeking a brighter future, nearly three decades after settling its land claim against the United States.

Catawba Nation homelands bill slated for first hearing on Capitol Hill

Catawba Nation homelands bill slated for first hearing on Capitol Hill (April 22, 2019)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will take testimony on a bill that paves the way for a Catawba Nation casino in North Carolina.

Catawba Nation faces more opposition to homelands bill thanks to Eastern Cherokees

Catawba Nation faces more opposition to homelands bill thanks to Eastern Cherokees (April 3, 2019)

Two tribes continue to battle about who has the right to engage in gaming in North Carolina.

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians support sports betting bill

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians support sports betting bill (March 27, 2019)

A bill that opens the door for sports betting on tribal lands saw its first hearing in North Carolina.

Catawba Nation predicts 'huge' economic impact with casino on homelands

Catawba Nation predicts 'huge' economic impact with casino on homelands (March 20, 2019)

Chief Bill Harris says a casino would be a 'game changer' for the Catawba Nation.

'Sad': Catawba Nation fires back after Eastern Cherokees slam homelands bill

'Sad': Catawba Nation fires back after Eastern Cherokees slam homelands bill (March 18, 2019)

A war is erupting between the Catawba Nation and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians over plans for a casino.

Patrick Lambert: Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians reaches gaming milestone

Patrick Lambert: Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians reaches gaming milestone (February 4, 2019)

It took a lot of work but the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians officially entered the Class III gaming industry on January 25, 1994.

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians reports increase in business at casinos

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians reports increase in business at casinos (January 25, 2019)

Gaming continues to be good business for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Eastern Cherokees investigate Legionnaires' disease at casino

Eastern Cherokees investigate Legionnaires' disease at casino (November 26, 2018)

Three people who recently visited the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina have contracted a severe form of pneumonia.

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians announces largest per capita payment

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians announces largest per capita payment (November 2, 2018)

Gaming continues to generate benefits for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians continues casino expansion work

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians continues casino expansion work (August 8, 2018)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is adding a conference center, a new hotel and more to its flagship gaming facility in North Carolina.

Authorities in North Carolina shut down Tuscarora Nation casinos

Authorities in North Carolina shut down Tuscarora Nation casinos (July 23, 2018)

More than 26 people accused of operating an illegal gambling and marijuana ring in the name of the Tuscarora Nation have been arrested in North Carolina.

Eastern Cherokees begin work on $200 million casino expansion project

Eastern Cherokees begin work on $200 million casino expansion project (June 18, 2018)

The Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina keeps getting bigger, with a 725-room hotel and a convention center on the way.

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians won't get into liquor business

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians won't get into liquor business (June 7, 2018)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians won't be getting into the liquor business after failing to secure support among tribal citizens.

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians schedules referendum on alcohol

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians schedules referendum on alcohol (May 23, 2018)

Citizens of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will decide whether the tribe will operate its own liquor store on the reservation in North Carolina.

Eastern Cherokees consider plans for new retail space at flagship casino

Eastern Cherokees consider plans for new retail space at flagship casino (April 9, 2018)

A retail area is in the works at Eastern Cherokee casino, with Chief Richard Sneed promising 'nothing like this' in the region.

Eastern Cherokee casino stocks new beer created by tribal citizens

Eastern Cherokee casino stocks new beer created by tribal citizens (March 21, 2018)

A beer whose symbol is a Cherokee woman and whose name is connected to the tribe's ancestral origins is causing controversy.

Eastern Cherokees schedule vote on liquor sales beyond casinos

Eastern Cherokees schedule vote on liquor sales beyond casinos (February 7, 2018)

Citizens of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will decide whether tribe should allow the sale of liquor outside of its gaming enterprise in North Carolina.

Eastern Cherokees weigh expansion of liquor sales beyond gaming enterprise

Eastern Cherokees weigh expansion of liquor sales beyond gaming enterprise (November 7, 2017)

Support appears to be growing among the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for a referendum that would authorize more liquor sales on the reservation.

Eastern Cherokees start work on entertainment center at second gaming facility

Eastern Cherokees start work on entertainment center at second gaming facility (September 28, 2017)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians continues to expand the amenities at its gaming operation in North Carolina.

Catawba Nation remains in limbo years after submitting casino application

Catawba Nation remains in limbo years after submitting casino application (September 7, 2017)

It's been four years since the Catawba Nation submitted a casino application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs but there's still no decision.

Eastern Cherokees saw big boost in business at casinos thanks to solar eclipse

Eastern Cherokees saw big boost in business at casinos thanks to solar eclipse (September 6, 2017)

The solar eclipse wasn't just a stunning natural phenomenon, it was good business for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Eastern Cherokee citizen promoted to vice president of casino marketing

Eastern Cherokee citizen promoted to vice president of casino marketing (June 23, 2017)

Sean Ross has been promoted to regional vice president of casino marketing at the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino in North Carolina.

Eastern Cherokees approve $200M expansion of flagship casino

Eastern Cherokees approve $200M expansion of flagship casino (January 26, 2017)

The Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina will see 100,000 square-feet of convention center space and a new hotel tower with 600 to 800 rooms.

Eastern Cherokees start loan program based on casino per caps

Eastern Cherokees start loan program based on casino per caps (November 9, 2016)

Hundreds of tribal citizens lined up to apply for zero percent loans that will be repaid with their share of gaming revenues.

Eastern Cherokees work with local police on casino drug bust

Eastern Cherokees work with local police on casino drug bust (October 11, 2016)

Two people were arrested with a large quantity of drugs at the Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino and Hotel.

Eastern Cherokee gaming board member removed after dispute

Eastern Cherokee gaming board member removed after dispute (October 5, 2016)

Angela Kephart blamed Chief Patrick Lambert for cutting her term short.

Lumbee Tribe federal recognition bills in conflict on gaming rights

Lumbee Tribe federal recognition bills in conflict on gaming rights (September 6, 2016)

The Senate version ensures the North Carolina tribe can open casinos on trust lands while the House version bars gaming.

Eastern Cherokee casino board member protests reduction in term

Eastern Cherokee casino board member protests reduction in term (August 3, 2016)

Gaming enterprise board member Angela Kephart continues to stir controversy on the reservation.

Eastern Cherokees start work on $13M bowling center at casino

Eastern Cherokees start work on $13M bowling center at casino (July 20, 2016)

The 50,000 square-foot facility at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort is expected to open in the fall of 2017.

Patrick Lambert: Eastern Cherokees in talks for outlet mall and more at casino

Patrick Lambert: Eastern Cherokees in talks for outlet mall and more at casino (July 5, 2016)

An outlet mall, a convention center and new hotel at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina are under discussion.

Eastern Cherokee youth push for change in gaming per capita

Eastern Cherokee youth push for change in gaming per capita (June 30, 2016)

Leaders of the North Carolina tribe accepted a proposal to stagger payments for minors, a move that comes with economic benefits.

Eastern Cherokees bring benefits to community with new casino

Eastern Cherokees bring benefits to community with new casino (June 17, 2016)

The Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino and Hotel in Murphy, North Carolina, has been open less than a year but it's already paying off for the tribe and local businesses.

Eastern Cherokees urged to bring more retail options to casino

Eastern Cherokees urged to bring more retail options to casino (June 15, 2016)

The North Carolina tribe has been in talks with one of the largest outlet mall developers in the United States.

National Indian Gaming Association honors the late Catawba Nation Chief Gilbert Blue

National Indian Gaming Association honors the late Catawba Nation Chief Gilbert Blue (June 15, 2016)

NIGA Chairman Ernie Stevens worked closely with the late Catawba Nation leader and the pair were even arrested together on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Eastern Cherokee council subpoenas Facebook for casino video

Eastern Cherokee council subpoenas Facebook for casino video (June 10, 2016)

A gaming board member is facing calls to step down in connection with an incident that has stirred major controversy on the North Carolina reservation.

Robert Jumper: Gaming leads Eastern Cherokees to bright future

Robert Jumper: Gaming leads Eastern Cherokees to bright future (May 23, 2016)

Tremendous good has been provided to our people as a result of the Tribe’s gamble back in 1994.

Eastern Cherokee judge dismisses lawsuit filed by fired gaming officials

Eastern Cherokee judge dismisses lawsuit filed by fired gaming officials (May 13, 2016)

Chief Patrick Lambert fired the commissioners in one of his first actions after taking office last year.

Eastern Cherokees shut down casino parking garage after collapse

Eastern Cherokees shut down casino parking garage after collapse (April 18, 2016)

One person suffered minor injuries when a parking ramp at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort collapsed.

Eastern Cherokees report new collapse at casino parking garage

Eastern Cherokees report new collapse at casino parking garage (April 15, 2016)

The parking structure at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort has seen another defect incident for the second time in a little over a year.