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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.

Bay Mills Indian Community wins ruling in long-running gaming case

Bay Mills Indian Community wins ruling in long-running gaming case (December 16, 2019)

A long-running dispute between the Bay Mills Indian Community and the state of Michigan has been revived, giving the tribe a win in a casino controversy that once went to the nation's highest court.

Tohono O'odham Nation prepares for opening of permanent casino

Tohono O'odham Nation prepares for opening of permanent casino (November 27, 2019)

The Tohono O'odham Nation will be hiring up to 1,300 people for its casino near Arizona's biggest city.

Scotts Valley Band sues Trump administration over homelands decision

Scotts Valley Band sues Trump administration over homelands decision (August 29, 2019)

The Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians is in court to defend plans for a casino in the Bay Area of California.

Tejon Tribe wins approval for intergovernmental agreement with county

Tejon Tribe wins approval for intergovernmental agreement with county (August 14, 2019)

The future continues to look bright for the Tejon Tribe, just a few years after being restored to federal recognition.

Tejon Tribe awaits next steps for $600 million Hard Rock gaming project

Tejon Tribe awaits next steps for $600 million Hard Rock gaming project (July 11, 2019)

The Tejon Tribe is seeking local support in its journey toward self-sufficiency.

Colville Tribes weigh possible casino on ancestral territory

Colville Tribes weigh possible casino on ancestral territory (June 24, 2019)

The Colville Tribes are looking to work with local governments as they pursue economic development options in Washington state.

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.

Comanche Nation 'disappointed' with end to dispute over rival tribal casino

Comanche Nation 'disappointed' with end to dispute over rival tribal casino (May 30, 2019)

The Comanche Nation has hit the end of the road with its challenge to another tribe's casino.

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.

Comanche Nation asks Supreme Court to hear dispute over rival tribe's casino

Comanche Nation asks Supreme Court to hear dispute over rival tribe's casino (April 8, 2019)

The Comanche Nation is trying to keep a dispute over a new Chickasaw Nation casino alive in the court system.

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.

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.

'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.

Coquille Tribe brushes off criticism from rival amid long wait for land decision

Coquille Tribe brushes off criticism from rival amid long wait for land decision (March 1, 2019)

The Coquille Tribe isn't worried about a rival's attempt to derail a long-awaited casino decision in Oregon.

Coquille Tribe 'still very frustrated' with long wait for land decision

Coquille Tribe 'still very frustrated' with long wait for land decision (February 19, 2019)

It's been more four years since the Coquille Tribe started the land-into-trust process and there's still no word of a decision.

'Like dropping a bomb': Nansemond Indian Nation bashes another tribe's casino plan

'Like dropping a bomb': Nansemond Indian Nation bashes another tribe's casino plan (January 14, 2019)

The newly recognized Nansemond Indian Nation isn't happy about another tribe's plan for a casino in Virginia.

Tribes remain at odds over new gaming developments in Oregon

Tribes remain at odds over new gaming developments in Oregon (December 5, 2018)

The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe doesn't want the Coquille Tribe to open a new casino.

United Keetoowah Band eyes casino amid questions about land

United Keetoowah Band eyes casino amid questions about land (September 17, 2018)

The United Keetoowah Band is proposing a casino amid questions about its homelands in northeastern Oklahoma.

Tohono O'odham Nation wins approval to restore more homelands

Tohono O'odham Nation wins approval to restore more homelands (September 11, 2018)

The Trump administration is facing fire for its tribal homelands decisions but not everything coming out of Washington looks bad for Indian Country.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe solidifying plans for long-awaited casino

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe solidifying plans for long-awaited casino (September 10, 2018)

With the Chickasaw Nation as a partner, the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is looking at a $12 million investment in its first casino.

Enterprise Rancheria eyes 'Hard Rock Sacramento' after tribal homelands victory

Enterprise Rancheria eyes 'Hard Rock Sacramento' after tribal homelands victory (July 2, 2018)

The iconic Hard Rock brand could soon be coming to California's capital city thanks to a partnership between tribal nations.

Muscogee Nation plans new gaming development after clearing federal hurdle

Muscogee Nation plans new gaming development after clearing federal hurdle (May 14, 2018)

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation aims to revitalize Lake Eufaula in Oklahoma with a casino, hotel and other development.

Mechoopda Tribe scores victory in long-running fight over homelands

Mechoopda Tribe scores victory in long-running fight over homelands (April 13, 2018)

The court victories keep coming for tribes seeking to restore their homelands even as the Trump administration seeks to erect more hurdles for Indian Country.

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.

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.

Comanche Nation sees setback in effort to stop new Chickasaw Nation casino

Comanche Nation sees setback in effort to stop new Chickasaw Nation casino (November 15, 2017)

The Comanche Nation has been dealt a setback in its effort to stop the Chickasaw Nation from opening another casino in Oklahoma.

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.

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.

Comanche Nation sues over last-minute approval of Chickasaw Nation casino

Comanche Nation sues over last-minute approval of Chickasaw Nation casino (August 21, 2017)

The Comanche Nation is suing the federal government in hopes of stopping the Chickasaw Nation from expanding its gaming empire in Oklahoma.

Appeals court schedules hearing in long-running Mechoopda Tribe gaming case

Appeals court schedules hearing in long-running Mechoopda Tribe gaming case (August 11, 2017)

A federal appeals court is hearing arguments next month in a long-running lawsuit that has kept the Mechoopda Tribe has from opening a casino on ancestral territory in California.

Oklahoma tribes won casino approvals on last day of Obama administration

Oklahoma tribes won casino approvals on last day of Obama administration (July 19, 2017)

Two tribes won approval for new casinos in Oklahoma on the last full day of the Obama administration but the Trump team held up the official announcements for six months.

Quapaw Tribe wins decision favoring restoration of homelands in Kansas

Quapaw Tribe wins decision favoring restoration of homelands in Kansas (June 29, 2017)

A federal appeals court has dealt a blow to the state of Kansas in its attempt to prevent the Quapaw Tribe from expanding a casino onto ancestral territory.

Osage Nation sees support and opposition to casino in Missouri

Osage Nation sees support and opposition to casino in Missouri (June 8, 2017)

The Osage Nation continues to generate headlines after expressing interest in a casino on ancestral territory in Missouri.

Osage Nation gave $52K to Missouri governor amid gaming push

Osage Nation gave $52K to Missouri governor amid gaming push (June 5, 2017)

The Osage Nation might be expanding its gaming enterprise to ancestral territory in Missouri and Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear is already building bridges there.

Chickasaw Nation breaks ground on $10M casino by Texas border

Chickasaw Nation breaks ground on $10M casino by Texas border (May 25, 2017)

The new facility is going up on land that was placed into trust on the last full day of the Obama administration.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band sues to stop expansion of rival casino

Stockbridge-Munsee Band sues to stop expansion of rival casino (April 19, 2017)

The lawsuit accuses Wisconsin of violating Class III gaming agreements and the Ho-Chunk Nation of engaging in illegal gaming.

Sault Tribe claims win on long-delayed off-reservation casino bid

Sault Tribe claims win on long-delayed off-reservation casino bid (January 26, 2017)

On the last full day of the Obama administration, the Bureau of Indian Affairs opened the door for approval of the project.

Redding Rancheria restarts process to replace existing casino

Redding Rancheria restarts process to replace existing casino (November 28, 2016)

Plans call for a 140,000 square-foot casino, a hotel with about 250 rooms, retail and an event/convention center at a much larger site.

Chickasaw Nation submits casino bid amid change in administration

Chickasaw Nation submits casino bid amid change in administration (November 7, 2016)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs will be seeing a new leader following the inauguration of a new president in January 2017.

Sault Tribe worried about gaming plan with change in administration

Sault Tribe worried about gaming plan with change in administration (November 2, 2016)

The Michigan tribe submitted a land-into-trust application two more years ago and there's no decision in sight.

Chickasaw Nation announces casino at popular Oklahoma lake

Chickasaw Nation announces casino at popular Oklahoma lake (October 28, 2016)

The tribe is submitting a land-into-trust application for the site at Lake Texoma.

Scotts Valley Band envisions casino as part of new homeland

Scotts Valley Band envisions casino as part of new homeland (October 27, 2016)

The tribe purchased a 128-acre site in an area that was promised by an unratified treaty.

Prairie Island Indian Community dispels 'racist' casino rumors

Prairie Island Indian Community dispels 'racist' casino rumors (October 17, 2016)

The Minnesota tribe has filed a land-into-trust application for housing and non-gaming developments.

Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians announces $700M casino

Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians announces $700M casino (October 17, 2016)

Plans call for a 400,000 square-foot casino with a hotel in Vallejo, California

Scotts Valley Band sets off frenzy with plans for new casino site

Scotts Valley Band sets off frenzy with plans for new casino site (September 14, 2016)

All the usual suspects -- including Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D) -- are swarming around the California tribe.

Supreme Court takes up petition in Seneca Nation land case again

Supreme Court takes up petition in Seneca Nation land case again (May 18, 2016)

After delaying action on a petition filed by casino opponents, the justices are due to consider a case that questions the legality of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in New York.

Supreme Court delays action on Seneca Nation gaming land case

Supreme Court delays action on Seneca Nation gaming land case (May 16, 2016)

Without explanation, the justices delayed the consideration of a petition that questions whether the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino is legal.