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Virginia enters new era with gaming devices resembling slot machines

Virginia enters new era with gaming devices resembling slot machines (July 8, 2019)

Non-Indian facilities in Virginia are now offering bets on 'historical' horse races -- on devices that look and feel a lot like slot machines.

Pueblo of Laguna plans $55 million investment in racetrack in Kentucky

Pueblo of Laguna plans $55 million investment in racetrack in Kentucky (June 18, 2019)

After years of setbacks, the Pueblo of Laguna is finally entering the commercial gaming industry.

'Gaming is here': Tribal corporation makes another go at ballot

'Gaming is here': Tribal corporation makes another go at ballot (April 11, 2019)

Ho-Chunk Inc., owned by the Winnebago Tribe, is rolling the dice once again, betting voters will approve expanded gambling in Nebraska.

Virginia gaming study bill becomes law as new betting machines arrive

Virginia gaming study bill becomes law as new betting machines arrive (March 25, 2019)

The state of Virginia has entered a new era, one in which the Pamunkey Tribe might open a casino.

Winnebago tribal corporation makes another go at gaming

Winnebago tribal corporation makes another go at gaming (August 16, 2018)

Ho-Chunk Inc. plans to double down on its bet that Nebraska voters support casino gambling. And maybe sports betting.

Winnebago Tribe sees strong turnout for one race at new track

Winnebago Tribe sees strong turnout for one race at new track (September 12, 2016)

The Atokad track in South Sioux City, Nebraska was only open for one event but a larger crowd than expected came to watch.

Winnebago Tribe's track offers race for one day to stay in game

Winnebago Tribe's track offers race for one day to stay in game (September 9, 2016)

The tribe hopes to turn the site into a casino but efforts to put a gaming question on the ballot in Nebraska failed.

Referendum to expand gaming in Nebraska fails to qualify for ballot

Referendum to expand gaming in Nebraska fails to qualify for ballot (August 11, 2016)

State authorities rejected a significant number of signatures submitted by a group backed by the Winnebago Tribe's economic development corporation.

Winnebago Tribe's corporation turns in signatures for gaming vote

Winnebago Tribe's corporation turns in signatures for gaming vote (July 7, 2016)

A series of ballot measures could finally put tribes in Nebraska on the same footing as those in neighboring states.

Winnebago Tribe's corporation collects signatures for gaming vote

Winnebago Tribe's corporation collects signatures for gaming vote (June 6, 2016)

Keep the Money in Nebraska said voters are responding to the group's efforts to expand gaming in the Cornhusker State.

Winnebago Tribe's corporation wins approval to restart horse races

Winnebago Tribe's corporation wins approval to restart horse races (May 6, 2016)

The South Sioux City Racing and Events Center could be converted into a casino if voters in Nebraska approve a series of gaming measures in November.

Grand Ronde Tribes still weighing plans at site of former racetrack

Grand Ronde Tribes still weighing plans at site of former racetrack (April 14, 2016)

The building that housed the old Multnomah Greyhound Park near Portland, Oregon, is being demolished to make way for some sort of development.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe revives popular powwow after gaming dispute

Coeur d'Alene Tribe revives popular powwow after gaming dispute (March 11, 2016)

The Julyamsh powwow was canceled last year because the venue where it had been held for 17 years was involved in a controversial gaming dispute.

Winnebago Tribe's corporation to revive horse races at former track

Winnebago Tribe's corporation to revive horse races at former track (March 9, 2016)

The plan comes as Ho-Chunk Inc. asks voters in Nebraska to approve an expansion of gaming.

Quapaw Tribe blames non-Indian track for opposition in Arkansas

Quapaw Tribe blames non-Indian track for opposition in Arkansas (March 4, 2016)

Chairman John Berrey has repeatedly disavowed plans to open a casino on its ancestral reservation but local officials remain skeptical.

Poarch Band lobbies Florida lawmakers with trip to Alabama casino

Poarch Band lobbies Florida lawmakers with trip to Alabama casino (January 25, 2016)

The tribe hosted five members of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus at the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore.

Fred Grimm: Seminole Tribe casino compact far from a sure thing

Fred Grimm: Seminole Tribe casino compact far from a sure thing (January 12, 2016)

I’d put my money on nothing. No deal this legislative session.

Randy Galloway: Kickapoo Tribe opposes historical horse racing machines

Randy Galloway: Kickapoo Tribe opposes historical horse racing machines (December 29, 2015)

In a column a month ago, there was criticism from here directed at the Star-Telegram editorial board for its repeated stance on an issue that directly impacts the sport of horse racing in this state.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe wins decision over fees in gaming litigation

Coeur d'Alene Tribe wins decision over fees in gaming litigation (December 3, 2015)

The state of Idaho must pay $57,407 after losing a dispute over a law that banned historical horse racing machines from non-Indian facilities.

Grand Ronde Tribes open to ideas with purchase of old racetrack

Grand Ronde Tribes open to ideas with purchase of old racetrack (October 22, 2015)

A casino near Oregon's largest city could be a big win as long as it doesn't hurt an existing facility about 60 miles from Portland.

Grand Ronde Tribes won't rule out casino at former racetrack

Grand Ronde Tribes won't rule out casino at former racetrack (October 16, 2015)

The site puts the tribe a lot closer to Portland, Oregon's most populous city and could address competition from a rival casino.

Poarch Creeks lose ruling over slot machines at Florida racetrack

Poarch Creeks lose ruling over slot machines at Florida racetrack (October 5, 2015)

The Alabama-based tribe owns a commercial racetrack in neighboring Florida but saw a setback in state court.

Non-Indian racetracks cut machines and workers after ruling

Non-Indian racetracks cut machines and workers after ruling (September 14, 2015)

A ban on the so-called 'instant' racing machines went into effect in response to a lawsuit won by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe wins decision over machines at racetracks

Coeur d'Alene Tribe wins decision over machines at racetracks (September 11, 2015)

About 250 instant horse racing machines will have to be removed from non-Indian gaming facilities.

Tribes contributed $1.4M to politicians amid gaming fight in Texas

Tribes contributed $1.4M to politicians amid gaming fight in Texas (September 8, 2015)

The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma donated $670,000 in the 2014 election cycle, the largest amount among casino interests.

Official denies representing Laguna Pueblo in casino contract flap

Official denies representing Laguna Pueblo in casino contract flap (August 25, 2015)

The tribe's economic development corporation was passed over for a lucrative commercial casino contract.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe presents case in gaming machine dispute

Coeur d'Alene Tribe presents case in gaming machine dispute (August 11, 2015)

The Idaho Supreme Court will determine whether non-Indian racetracks can continue to offer the so-called instant racing machines.

Oneida Nation casino blamed for losses at non-Indian racetrack

Oneida Nation casino blamed for losses at non-Indian racetrack (August 5, 2015)

A minority stakeholder at Vernon Downs said the facility has been 'bleeding' profits since the opening of the Yellow Brick Road Casino on June 2.

Peguis First Nation seeks to move casino closer to largest city

Peguis First Nation seeks to move casino closer to largest city (June 22, 2015)

Officials in Manitoba have resisted proposals for a Native casino in a large urban area.

Seminole Tribe seeks to join case affecting Poarch Creek track

Seminole Tribe seeks to join case affecting Poarch Creek track (June 18, 2015)

The Seminoles believe their Class III gaming exclusivity rights are threatened by a May 29 decision in the lawsuit.

Column: So much for a Class III casino deal with Seminole Tribe

Column: So much for a Class III casino deal with Seminole Tribe (June 11, 2015)

The governor has disappeared. The Legislature can’t agree on a basic budget, much less work out a new gambling compact with the tribe.

Quapaw Tribe blames non-Indian track in Arkansas for opposition

Quapaw Tribe blames non-Indian track in Arkansas for opposition (June 8, 2015)

Local officials have raised concerns about a casino even though Chairman John Berrey has repeatedly insisted there aren't plans for one.

Column: Seminole Tribe can thank Poarch Creeks for casino ruling

Column: Seminole Tribe can thank Poarch Creeks for casino ruling (June 4, 2015)

A Florida appeals court's ruling to allow slot machines at a tiny barrel-racing track in rural Gadsden County could send huge shockwaves through Florida's gambling landscape.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe asks court to enforce ban on gaming devices

Coeur d'Alene Tribe asks court to enforce ban on gaming devices (June 4, 2015)

Non-Indian racetracks have installed about 250 instant racing machines that have been the subject of considerable debate in the state.

Editorial: Don't turn Poarch Creek racetrack into a full casino

Editorial: Don't turn Poarch Creek racetrack into a full casino (June 2, 2015)

Casinos won’t kill you, although they offer ample opportunity to hurt yourself.

California tribes still divided over efforts to legalize online poker

California tribes still divided over efforts to legalize online poker (May 27, 2015)

Internet poker was on the agenda at the California Gaming 2015 conference, hosted by Capitol Weekly.

Poarch Creeks oppose efforts to expand gaming in Alabama

Poarch Creeks oppose efforts to expand gaming in Alabama (May 13, 2015)

Lawmakers are considering a bill to authorize Class III games at racetracks.

Alabama governor won't rush into compact with Poarch Creeks

Alabama governor won't rush into compact with Poarch Creeks (May 5, 2015)

The tribe is seeking a Class III gaming deal that offers some form of exclusivity.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe prepares challenge to instant racing devices

Coeur d'Alene Tribe prepares challenge to instant racing devices (May 5, 2015)

Lawmakers repealed bets on historical horse races but the governor's veto of the measure is in doubt.

Poarch Creeks question plan to authorize casinos at racetracks

Poarch Creeks question plan to authorize casinos at racetracks (May 4, 2015)

The tribe would rather negotiate a Class III compact that includes some form of exclusivity, Vice Chairman Robert McGhee said.

Draft bill calls for a Class III gaming compact with Poarch Creeks

Draft bill calls for a Class III gaming compact with Poarch Creeks (May 1, 2015)

The bill, which could be introduced next week, authorizes a lottery as well as slot machines and table games.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe seeks enforcement of ban on gaming devices

Coeur d'Alene Tribe seeks enforcement of ban on gaming devices (May 1, 2015)

The instant racing machines would have to be removed from non-Indian facilities by July 1.

Poarch Creeks offer $250M for Class III gaming deal in Alabama

Poarch Creeks offer $250M for Class III gaming deal in Alabama (April 29, 2015)

A top lawmaker is introducing legislation to expand non-Indian gaming options even as the tribe has offered to share revenue with Alabama.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe plans challenge over veto of horse race bill

Coeur d'Alene Tribe plans challenge over veto of horse race bill (April 10, 2015)

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter (R) vetoed a bill that would have repealed betting on historical horse races but some say he waited too long to take action.

Editorial: Racinos seek a level playing field with Seminole Tribe

Editorial: Racinos seek a level playing field with Seminole Tribe (April 7, 2015)

It's notable this year that the pari-mutuels, who've been ferocious competitors, have ended their 'circular firing squad' lobbying efforts and joined hands around a single call: a level playing field with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe blasts governor for veto on horse race bill

Coeur d'Alene Tribe blasts governor for veto on horse race bill (April 7, 2015)

Gov. Butch Otter (R) waited until the last minute -- some say he waited too long -- to veto a bill that would have repealed bets on historical horse races.

Texas tribes aim for level playing field with casino amendment

Texas tribes aim for level playing field with casino amendment (April 6, 2015)

The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and the Tigua Tribe aren't allowed to engage in gaming on their lands due to litigation from the state.

Oneida Nation asks state to deny license for non-Indian casino

Oneida Nation asks state to deny license for non-Indian casino (April 3, 2015)

The proposed $425 million Lago Resort and Casino sits on the edge of the tribe's exclusivity zone.

Muckleshoot Tribe wins license to operate non-Indian racetrack

Muckleshoot Tribe wins license to operate non-Indian racetrack (March 17, 2015)

The tribe already owns the 175 acres where the Emerald Downs sits.

Tribes in New Mexico concerned about bill for non-Indian tracks

Tribes in New Mexico concerned about bill for non-Indian tracks (March 6, 2015)

The bill seeks to extend similar provisions from a gaming compact to the tracks.