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Enterprise Rancheria debuts long-awaited 'Hard Rock' casino

Enterprise Rancheria debuts long-awaited 'Hard Rock' casino (November 18, 2019)

With a customary guitar smash, the Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria opened a casino in partnership with the Seminole Tribe's well-known Hard Rock brand.

Yet another federal appeals court backs restoration of tribal homelands

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.

North Fork Rancheria secures confirmation of win in homelands case

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.

'Enough is enough!' -- Yet another tribe scores big victory in homelands case

'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.

Court strikes big blow against North Fork Rancheria casino bid

Court strikes big blow against North Fork Rancheria casino bid (December 13, 2016)

The California tribe has overcome numerous hurdles in the last 12 years and a new decision only muddies the waters.

North Fork Rancheria faces fight as casino foes refuse to give up

North Fork Rancheria faces fight as casino foes refuse to give up (September 8, 2016)

A group called Stand Up for California is already promising an appeal in the long-running dispute.

North Fork Rancheria defeats casino opponents in yet another case

North Fork Rancheria defeats casino opponents in yet another case (September 7, 2016)

The California tribe has been trying to open a casino for more than a decade.

North Fork Rancheria wins final decision in gaming compact case

North Fork Rancheria wins final decision in gaming compact case (August 30, 2016)

The California tribe has been trying to open a casino for more than a decade.

North Fork Rancheria saddened by rival tribe's anti-casino efforts

North Fork Rancheria saddened by rival tribe's anti-casino efforts (August 3, 2016)

Th Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians has spent millions of dollars trying to keep relatives out of the Indian gaming business.

North Fork Rancheria wins federal approval to offer Class III games

North Fork Rancheria wins federal approval to offer Class III games (August 1, 2016)

The California tribe has been trying to open an off-reservation casino for more than a decade but rivals are trying to stop the project.

Chukchansi Tribe still trying to prevent another tribe from opening casino

Chukchansi Tribe still trying to prevent another tribe from opening casino (July 14, 2016)

Fears of competition are driving the California tribe into an extremely litigious position.

Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino ruling

Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino ruling (June 9, 2016)

Off-reservation casino proposals generate a lot of controversy but they are still exceedingly rare in Indian Country.

Editorial: North Fork Rancheria gaming plan must come to an end

Editorial: North Fork Rancheria gaming plan must come to an end (May 19, 2016)

It shouldn’t take an act of Congress for common sense to prevail. But in the case of the casino project that wouldn’t die, that’s what it’s come to.

Rick Farinelli: Lawmaker wrong to sponsor anti-Indian casino bill

Rick Farinelli: Lawmaker wrong to sponsor anti-Indian casino bill (May 16, 2016)

For more than 12 years the North Fork Rancheria has diligently pursued its gaming project as specifically allowed by federal law and prevailed through every local, state and federal administrative review and approval.

Maryann McGovran: Don't be fooled by efforts of wealthy tribes

Maryann McGovran: Don't be fooled by efforts of wealthy tribes (May 13, 2016)

The Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians want to use their wealth, gained from casino gaming, to change the rules and deny us our sovereign right to conduct class III gaming on our lands.

Claudia Gonzales: Off-reservation gaming fuels attacks on tribes

Claudia Gonzales: Off-reservation gaming fuels attacks on tribes (May 13, 2016)

Please allow the California gaming tribes to solve a local California problem in a local state specific way and do not oppose the passage of H.R. 5079, the California Compact Protection Act.

County in California  blasts lawmaker for anti-Indian gaming bill

County in California blasts lawmaker for anti-Indian gaming bill (May 13, 2016)

Rep. Jeff Denham (R) expressed support for the North Fork Rancheria's efforts as a state lawmaker but it looks like his tune has changed since arriving on Capitol Hill.

North Fork Rancheria gets closer to new Class III gaming compact

North Fork Rancheria gets closer to new Class III gaming compact (May 9, 2016)

Rival tribes are still hoping to stop the new development through H.R.5079, the California Compact Protection Act.

Bill blocks Class III gaming at two specific off-reservation casinos

Bill blocks Class III gaming at two specific off-reservation casinos (May 6, 2016)

H.R.5079, the California Compact Protection Act, includes extremely tailored yet twisted language aimed at preventing two California tribes from engaging in Class III gaming on their trust lands.

New bill takes aim at casinos opposed by rival tribes in California

New bill takes aim at casinos opposed by rival tribes in California (May 2, 2016)

The Enterprise Rancheria and the North Fork Rancheria are now being targeted by lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

Bureau of Indian Affairs still moves slowly on casino applications

Bureau of Indian Affairs still moves slowly on casino applications (April 1, 2016)

Only 67 gaming acquisitions have been approved since the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act became law in 1988.

North Fork Rancheria blasts rival tribes over anti-casino efforts

North Fork Rancheria blasts rival tribes over anti-casino efforts (March 30, 2016)

A Republican Congressman confirmed that discussions are underway for a bill that could block the new development.

North Fork Rancheria remains confident of off-reservation casino

North Fork Rancheria remains confident of off-reservation casino (February 29, 2016)

The tribe is closer to getting a new Class III gaming compact for a casino at the 305-acre site in Madera County, California.

North Fork Rancheria wins decision in gaming compact case

North Fork Rancheria wins decision in gaming compact case (November 17, 2015)

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) failed to engage in 'good faith' negotiations for a controversial off-reservation site.

Enterprise Rancheria to break ground on Class II gaming facility

Enterprise Rancheria to break ground on Class II gaming facility (June 19, 2015)

The tribe is going with Class II due to reluctance from the state to enter into a Class III compact.

Off-reservation gaming dead in tracks after California election

Off-reservation gaming dead in tracks after California election (April 6, 2015)

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) takes a big step back after two off-reservation casinos he approved ran into major opposition.

Patrick Sullivan: North Fork Rancheria in long drama for casino

Patrick Sullivan: North Fork Rancheria in long drama for casino (April 3, 2015)

The state won't negotiate another Class III gaming compact so the tribe is in federal court in hopes of compelling talks.

North Fork Rancheria sues California for off-reservation casino

North Fork Rancheria sues California for off-reservation casino (March 18, 2015)

The tribe claims Gov. Jerry Brown (D) won't negotiate in good faith after voters rejected a compact last November.

Rivals spent $18M to oppose North Fork off-reservation casino

Rivals spent $18M to oppose North Fork off-reservation casino (February 3, 2015)

The Table Mountain Rancheria, the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians and the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians oppose the new development.

Court won't review decision favoring North Fork Rancheria casino

Court won't review decision favoring North Fork Rancheria casino (January 16, 2015)

The Chukchansi Tribe went to court to try and stop the rival casino from moving forward.

Editorial: Don't let North Fork Rancheria proceed with casino plan

Editorial: Don't let North Fork Rancheria proceed with casino plan (January 5, 2015)

California newspaper doesn't think the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians should be able to open an off-reservation casino due to voter opposition.

Column: Wealthy tribes spend big to limit competition to casinos

Column: Wealthy tribes spend big to limit competition to casinos (December 9, 2014)

Rival tribes raised $22 million to stop the North Fork Rancheria from opening an off-reservation casino in California.

Los Coyotes Band still optimistic on off-reservation casino bid

Los Coyotes Band still optimistic on off-reservation casino bid (November 7, 2014)

The tribe isn't worried about the rejection of a controversial off-reservation casino at the ballot box.

North Fork Rancheria won't give up casino plans despite vote

North Fork Rancheria won't give up casino plans despite vote (November 6, 2014)

Chairwoman Elaine Bethel-Fink said the Class II gaming or Class III gaming procedures are options.

Opinion: Voters approve gambling expansions in three states

Opinion: Voters approve gambling expansions in three states (November 6, 2014)

New York Times reporter Josh Barro discusses the increasing dependence of state governments on gaming.

Voters reject North Fork Rancheria off-reservation gaming deal

Voters reject North Fork Rancheria off-reservation gaming deal (November 5, 2014)

The tribe has said it will develop its 305-acre trust property no matter what voters say.

Column: Rival tribes ask voters to block North Fork casino bid

Column: Rival tribes ask voters to block North Fork casino bid (November 4, 2014)

It's decision day for the North Fork Rancheria as voters give their say on Proposition 48.

Opinion: North Fork Rancheria gaming deal deserves 'yes' vote

Opinion: North Fork Rancheria gaming deal deserves 'yes' vote (November 3, 2014)

Writer explains why he supports Proposition 48 to ratify an off-reservation gaming deal for the North Fork Rancheria.

Editorial: Off-reservation gaming project unfair to other tribes

Editorial: Off-reservation gaming project unfair to other tribes (October 31, 2014)

Newspaper opposes off-reservation casino for the North Fork Rancheria.

Editorial: Keep tribal casinos in California on existing Indian land

Editorial: Keep tribal casinos in California on existing Indian land (October 30, 2014)

Newspaper urges 'no' vote on Proposition 48 to reject an off-reservation gaming deal for the North Fork Rancheria.

Pechanga Band chair featured in ads against North Fork casino

Pechanga Band chair featured in ads against North Fork casino (October 29, 2014)

The Sacramento Bee calls the ad 'Mostly misleading' due to questionable claims made by Chairman Marc Macarro.

Opinion: Vote yes to support North Fork Rancheria gaming deal

Opinion: Vote yes to support North Fork Rancheria gaming deal (October 28, 2014)

Spokesperson for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians urges a 'yes' vote on Proposition 48.

Rivals raise $14M to stop North Fork off-reservation casino deal

Rivals raise $14M to stop North Fork off-reservation casino deal (October 27, 2014)

Voters are being asked to weigh in on the tribe's Class III gaming compact.

Feinstein opposes North Fork Rancheria off-reservation casino

Feinstein opposes North Fork Rancheria off-reservation casino (October 24, 2014)

The California Democrat has spread inaccurate information about the tribal casino industry in California.

Column: Vote won't block North Fork off-reservation casino

Column: Vote won't block North Fork off-reservation casino (October 23, 2014)

The outcome of Proposition 48 won't stop the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians from opening an off-reservation casino.

North Fork Rancheria blames rival tribes for holding up compact

North Fork Rancheria blames rival tribes for holding up compact (October 22, 2014)

The tribe still plans to build a gaming facility on its trust land regardless of what voters say at the polls.

North Fork Rancheria won't give up off-reservation casino plan

North Fork Rancheria won't give up off-reservation casino plan (October 21, 2014)

Vice Chair Maryann McGovran said the tribe will start development on the gaming site, which has already been placed in trust.

Rivals raise nearly $16M to block North Fork Rancheria's casino

Rivals raise nearly $16M to block North Fork Rancheria's casino (October 20, 2014)

The Table Mountain Rancheria is the biggest donor -- nearly $11 million so far.

Blog: What to know about Prop 48 and off-reservation gaming

Blog: What to know about Prop 48 and off-reservation gaming (October 17, 2014)

With Proposition 48, voters in California will decide whether to approve an off-reservation casino for the for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians.

Opinion: North Fork Rancheria's gaming deal deserves yes vote

Opinion: North Fork Rancheria's gaming deal deserves yes vote (October 16, 2014)

Local official urges yes vote on Proposition 48.