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Dwanna Robertson: Dispelling a common myth about tribal gamingFiled Under: Opinion
Dwanna Robertson: Dispelling a common myth about tribal gaming (April 20, 2017)
Indian gaming is a very political issue that is terribly misunderstood outside of Indian country, and I dare say, not well understood within it.

Eastern Cherokees start loan program based on casino per capsFiled Under: Legislation
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.

Editorial: Oglala Sioux Tribe keeps members in the dark on gamingFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Oglala Sioux Tribe keeps members in the dark on gaming (September 30, 2016)
How well or how bad are the two casinos owned by the Oglala Sioux Tribe doing?

Nick Sortal: Miccosukee Tribe loses $1B bet on gaming per capitasFiled Under: Opinion
Nick Sortal: Miccosukee Tribe loses $1B bet on gaming per capitas (September 6, 2016)
The steadfastly independent Miccosukee Tribe is finally approaching a day of reckoning: paying up on $1 billion in taxes that tribal members have dodged for decades.

Judge rules against Miccosukee citizen in gaming per capita disputeFiled Under: Litigation
Judge rules against Miccosukee citizen in gaming per capita dispute (August 23, 2016)
A tribal member who received $272,000 for her household has lost a significant ruling in the case.

Eastern Cherokee youth push for change in gaming per capitaFiled Under: Regulation
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.

Robert Jumper: Gaming leads Eastern Cherokees to bright futureFiled Under: Opinion
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.

Fort Peck Tribes estimate 25 percent boost in gaming revenuesFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Fort Peck Tribes estimate 25 percent boost in gaming revenues (March 24, 2016)
A finance official said a per capita payment from a $75 million trust fund settlement contributed to the increase.

Miccosukee Tribe remains content without Class III gaming dealFiled Under: Compacts
Miccosukee Tribe remains content without Class III gaming deal (March 15, 2016)
The tribe doesn't have to share any revenues from its Class II facility with the state of Florida.

Gabe Galanda: NIGC isn't doing anything about per capita abusesFiled Under: NIGC | Opinion
Gabe Galanda: NIGC isn't doing anything about per capita abuses (March 1, 2016)
Between 2010 and 2015, the NIGC failed to take a single enforcement action for improper gaming per capita payments, even though several tribes during that time were rather obviously abusing per caps to kick members off tribal rolls.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe reduces gaming per capita paymentsFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Regulation
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe reduces gaming per capita payments (February 18, 2016)
Chief Frank Cloutier discussed the issue at length during his State of the Tribe address on January 23.

Eastern Cherokees see gaming per capita payment of $5595Filed Under: Public Relations
Eastern Cherokees see gaming per capita payment of $5595 (November 4, 2015)
The payment -- which is the second of the year -- is $370 higher than the December 2014 check.

Eastern Cherokees see tangible benefits from gaming enterpriseFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Eastern Cherokees see tangible benefits from gaming enterprise (October 5, 2015)
Gaming revenues represent about half of the tribe's $557 million budget, funding essential programs and services, including health care.

Eastern Cherokee budget depends heavily on gaming revenuesFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Eastern Cherokee budget depends heavily on gaming revenues (August 4, 2015)
Chief Michell Hicks presented a $557 million budget, nearly half of which comes from the casino enterprise.

Woman from Mashantucket Tribe loses casino per capita rulingFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Woman from Mashantucket Tribe loses casino per capita ruling (April 20, 2015)
Andrina Charles claims she was promised the payments after she had been banished from the tribe following a crime conviction.

Chukchansi Tribe enters another month without casino revenueFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Chukchansi Tribe enters another month without casino revenue (April 7, 2015)
A disenrollment dispute -- and its effect on per capita payments -- appear to be at the heart of an inter-tribal struggle that has kept the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino closed for six months.

Chukchansi Tribe cut membership in half after opening of casinoFiled Under: California | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Chukchansi Tribe cut membership in half after opening of casino (March 17, 2015)
The tribe is down to about 900 members and critics say one leader wants to cut the rolls even further.

Delores Pigsley: Flawed study on casino per caps and economyFiled Under: Opinion
Delores Pigsley: Flawed study on casino per caps and economy (February 18, 2015)
Receiving a payment of $1,200 annually—that isn’t already dedicated to rent, mortgage, or electric bills—is a great benefit to tribal members, but it certainly isn’t enough to quit your job and start loafing.

Chukchansi Tribe faction avoids contempt over gaming per capsFiled Under: California | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Chukchansi Tribe faction avoids contempt over gaming per caps (February 11, 2015)
A federal judge said it was 'reasonable' to withhold checks from people whose enrollment status is being questioned.

Yavapai-Apache Nation adds casino per capita requirementsFiled Under: Regulation
Yavapai-Apache Nation adds casino per capita requirements (February 5, 2015)
Members must have a high school diploma or GED and must complete a financial education course and a cultural assessment.

Vince Two Eagles: Economic racism in article on tribal gamingFiled Under: Opinion
Vince Two Eagles: Economic racism in article on tribal gaming (February 3, 2015)
The publishers of The Economist, I think, should be a bit more careful in their choice of words and story telling.

Chukchansi Tribe set to run out of money for gaming per capitasFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Chukchansi Tribe set to run out of money for gaming per capitas (January 22, 2015)
Rival factions continue to duke it out in federal court as their casino remains closed.

Erik Stegman: Setting the record straight on gaming per capitasFiled Under: Opinion
Erik Stegman: Setting the record straight on gaming per capitas (January 21, 2015)
An article in The Economist is a reminder that we haven’t put the bad old days of racially distorted coverage of poverty beyond us.

Economist: Casino per capitas make Native Americans poorerFiled Under: Regulation
Economist: Casino per capitas make Native Americans poorer (January 15, 2015)
Tribes that share gaming revenues on a per capita basis aren't improving the economic standing of their people, according to a new study.

Factions of Chukchansi Tribe continue fight over gaming fundsFiled Under: California | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Factions of Chukchansi Tribe continue fight over gaming funds (January 9, 2015)
A court hearing is scheduled for February as the casino remains closed for another month.

Chukchansi Tribe's casino remains closed for third straight monthFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Chukchansi Tribe's casino remains closed for third straight month (January 8, 2015)
More than 1,000 people have been put out of work.

Kickapoo Tribe ousts leader amid concerns about casino revenueFiled Under: Regulation
Kickapoo Tribe ousts leader amid concerns about casino revenue (January 6, 2015)
Council member Steve Cadue is accused of overspending and using a per capita trust fund as collateral without approval.

Mashantucket Tribe hits rough spot as gaming revenues falterFiled Under: Connecticut
Mashantucket Tribe hits rough spot as gaming revenues falter (December 1, 2014)
Per capita payments at one point were $750,000 a year.

Dry Creek Rancheria struggling to see gaming revenues recover">Filed Under: California | Openings and Closings
Dry Creek Rancheria struggling to see gaming revenues recover (September 15, 2014)
The tribe has reduced its workforce, slashed per capita payments, halted local revenue sharing payments and has gone into default on its debt.

Businessman wants casino to benefit St. Regis Mohawk TribeFiled Under: New York
Businessman wants casino to benefit St. Regis Mohawk Tribe (August 11, 2014)
The facility would be located on a 270-acre Superfund adjacent to the reservation.

Ho-Chunk Nation won't be changing casino per capita payments">Filed Under: Regulation
Ho-Chunk Nation won't be changing casino per capita payments (July 9, 2014)
Lawmakers fail to take up a proposal that would address how minors receive their money when they turn 18.

Paskenta Band casino per capita payment said to be $54K a yearFiled Under: California | Litigation
Paskenta Band casino per capita payment said to be $54K a year (June 20, 2014)
The payments could increase if 76 people are removed from the rolls.

Editorial: Ho-Chunk Nation wise to consider per capita changesFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Ho-Chunk Nation wise to consider per capita changes (May 6, 2014)
Newspaper praises the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin for considering changes to its gaming per capita payment system.

Ho-Chunk Nation weighs changes to casino per capita payoutsFiled Under: Regulation
Ho-Chunk Nation weighs changes to casino per capita payouts (May 5, 2014)
The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin might change the way it distributes gaming per capita payments to young tribal members.

Dry Creek Rancheria sees big drop after nearby casino opensFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Dry Creek Rancheria sees big drop after nearby casino opens (March 19, 2014)
The Dry Creek Rancheria of California has taken a big hit in gaming revenues ever since the opening of a nearby casino, Chairman Harvey Hopkins said.

Dennis Whittlesey: Five Indian gaming issues to watch this yearFiled Under: Opinion
Dennis Whittlesey: Five Indian gaming issues to watch this year (March 5, 2014)
Attorney Dennis Whittlesey on five major Indian gaming issues to watch in 2014.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe disenrollments linked to casino per capsFiled Under: Public Relations
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe disenrollments linked to casino per caps (March 3, 2014)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan recently removed 50 people from the rolls, cutting them off from $58,000 in casino per capita payments.

Editorial: Per capita payouts a balancing act for Wisconsin tribesFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Per capita payouts a balancing act for Wisconsin tribes (March 3, 2014)
Wisconsin tribes take different approaches to gaming per capita payments.

Grand Ronde disenrollment dispute tied to casino per capFiled Under: Public Relations
Grand Ronde disenrollment dispute tied to casino per cap (January 20, 2014)
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon are planning to remove 80 people from the rolls, a dispute that's being linked to a dwindling casino per capita payment.

Opinion: Eastern Cherokee gaming per cap helps childrenFiled Under: Opinion
Opinion: Eastern Cherokee gaming per cap helps children (January 20, 2014)
Writer discusses study that shows how gaming per capita payments from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians have improved the lives of poor children.

Miccosukee Tribe sues US  over probe into gaming per capitasFiled Under: Litigation
Miccosukee Tribe sues US over probe into gaming per capitas (August 19, 2013)
The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is suing the federal government over an investigation into the taxation of gaming per capita payments. The tribes shares a portion of gaming revenues with its members. An investigation by the Internal Revenue Service determined...

Law Article: Disenrollment disputes tied to gaming per capitas Filed Under: California
Law Article: Disenrollment disputes tied to gaming per capitas (July 8, 2013)
Attorneys discuss disenrollment disputes within three tribes and their link to gaming per capita payments: Over the past several years, there have been a series of publicized tribal enrollment revocations of enrolled members – including former tribal leaders – and...

Mashantucket Tribe hails 'milestone' with deal on gaming debtFiled Under: Connecticut
Mashantucket Tribe hails 'milestone' with deal on gaming debt (July 2, 2013)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut officially announced a restructuring of its gaming debt. The tribe owed $2.2 billion through the operation and expansion of the Foxwoods Resort Casino. The deal brings the amount down to $1.7 billion. “This...

Pala Band reduced casino per capita   amid disenrollment feudFiled Under: California | Litigation
Pala Band reduced casino per capita amid disenrollment feud (June 20, 2013)
The Pala Band of Mission Indians in California reduced its casino per capita payment even as its removed hundreds from the rolls, The LA Weekly reports. Each member receives more than $150,000 a year, according to the paper. In January...

Eastern Cherokees could garnish per caps for inmate expensesFiled Under: Legislation
Eastern Cherokees could garnish per caps for inmate expenses (June 19, 2013)
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina might garnish the casino per capita payments of tribal jail inmates. The inmates could be forced to pay a portion of their costs for being jailed. A draft resolution is being...

Miccosukee Tribe hit with tax liens for per capita paymentsFiled Under: Litigation
Miccosukee Tribe hit with tax liens for per capita payments (May 22, 2013)
The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida and its members have been hit with million of dollars in tax liens related to their gaming per capita payments, The Miami Herald reports. The tribe must pay $170 million in taxes on per capita...

Eastern Cherokees see boost in  casino per capita paymentFiled Under: Compacts
Eastern Cherokees see boost in casino per capita payment (May 16, 2013)
Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina are seeing an increase in their casino per capita payment. The tribe makes two payments every year. This first payment will be $4,023, up 6 percent from the first...

Members of Yurok Tribe endorse plan for casino developmentFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Members of Yurok Tribe endorse plan for casino development (February 22, 2013)
It looks like the Yurok Tribe of California will be getting into the Indian gaming business. The results aren't certified but tribal members voted in favor of using $9.6 million to finance a casino. Construction will likely start in late...

Blog: Shakopee Tribe  casino per capita comes to $1M a yearFiled Under: Public Relations
Blog: Shakopee Tribe casino per capita comes to $1M a year (February 4, 2013)
"A generation ago, according to a report by the New York Times, members of the Shakopee Mdewakanton of Minnesota were living "in a motley collection of beat-up trailer homes, melting snow for bath water when wells froze over because they...

Yurok Tribe defends plan to finance casino with trust payoutFiled Under: California
Yurok Tribe defends plan to finance casino with trust payout (February 4, 2013)
The Yurok Tribe of California is defending plans to use a portion of a $27.5 million trust settlement to build a casino resort. The tribe wants to use about $10 million of the settlement to build a casino and a...

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