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Sault Ste. Marie Tribe wins major victory in homelands litigation

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe wins major victory in homelands litigation (March 6, 2020)

The Trump administration's disjointed tribal homelands policy continues to crumble amid scrutiny in the courts and in Indian Country.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe loses appeal in homelands case

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe loses appeal in homelands case (March 2, 2020)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe isn't giving up despite a negative ruling from a federal appeals court.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe stands alone in battle for homelands

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe stands alone in battle for homelands (January 30, 2020)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is heading to court to defend the status of its reservation in Massachusetts.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe turns to Congress after hitting end of road at Supreme Court

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe turns to Congress after hitting end of road at Supreme Court (January 27, 2020)

The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe won't be able to argue for its gaming rights at the nation's highest court.

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.

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.

Pamunkey Tribe asserts rights after release of gaming study

Pamunkey Tribe asserts rights after release of gaming study (November 25, 2019)

A new gaming study is warning of the pitfalls of awarding exclusive casino licenses to tribal nations.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe asks Supreme Court to hear sovereignty case

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe asks Supreme Court to hear sovereignty case (October 1, 2019)

The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe is turning to the nation's highest court for help with its disputed casino in Texas.

Tribes in Texas take a big step forward for their inherent sovereignty

Tribes in Texas take a big step forward for their inherent sovereignty (July 24, 2019)

A bill recognizing the inherent rights of two tribes in Texas is slated for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Meskwaki Nation supports state jurisdiction over non-Indians at casino

Meskwaki Nation supports state jurisdiction over non-Indians at casino (July 12, 2019)

The Iowa Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that arose from an incident at the casino owned by the Meskwaki Nation.

House committee advances bill recognizing sovereign rights of tribes in Texas

House committee advances bill recognizing sovereign rights of tribes in Texas (June 21, 2019)

A bipartisan bill placing two tribes in Texas on the same footing as just about every other Indian nation when it comes to gaming is moving forward.

Muscogee (Creek) Nation renews lawsuit over desecration of burial ground

Muscogee (Creek) Nation renews lawsuit over desecration of burial ground (June 5, 2019)

A completed casino expansion on Creek territory in Alabama continues to generate friction between two tribes.

Gun Lake Tribe shares another $8.2 million in gaming revenues in Michigan

Gun Lake Tribe shares another $8.2 million in gaming revenues in Michigan (June 4, 2019)

Gaming continues to be good business for the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians and its neighbors in Michigan.

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.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe pushes back opening date of long-awaited casino

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe pushes back opening date of long-awaited casino (May 29, 2019)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is heading back to court to defend its sovereignty.

Pauma Band hits end of the line with labor sovereignty case

Pauma Band hits end of the line with labor sovereignty case (May 20, 2019)

It wasn't all good news from the U.S. Supreme Court as the Pauma Band of LuiseƱo Indians was turned away in a closely-watched labor sovereignty case.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe back in court to defend gaming rights

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe back in court to defend gaming rights (May 6, 2019)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is being forced to defend its sovereignty again.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes movement on bill to protect homelands

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes movement on bill to protect homelands (May 2, 2019)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is seeing progress on a bill to protect its reservation from being taken out of trust.

Settlement reached in sovereign immunity case that went to Supreme Court

Settlement reached in sovereign immunity case that went to Supreme Court (May 1, 2019)

A non-Indian couple who were involved in an accident with a tribal casino employee are receiving $110,000.

Stockbridge-Munsee Community loses ruling over rival casino project

Stockbridge-Munsee Community loses ruling over rival casino project (May 1, 2019)

The Stockbridge-Munsee Community has once again lost a challenge to a Ho-Chunk Nation casino expansion project.

Supreme Court won't hear dispute over slip and fall at Navajo Nation casino

Supreme Court won't hear dispute over slip and fall at Navajo Nation casino (April 23, 2019)

The Navajo Nation has prevailed in a lawsuit that tested its sovereign immunity.

Cowlitz Tribe debuts convenience store and gas station on gaming anniversary

Cowlitz Tribe debuts convenience store and gas station on gaming anniversary (April 22, 2019)

It's been two years since the Cowlitz Tribe opened its long-awaited gaming facility and business only continues to grow.

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.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits action on bill to keep reservation in trust

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits action on bill to keep reservation in trust (March 28, 2019)

A bill to protect the homelands of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues to generate controversy on Capitol Hill.

Democrats plan to vote against homelands bill for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

Democrats plan to vote against homelands bill for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (March 25, 2019)

A bill to protect the homelands of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is facing opposition from Rhode Island's delegation in Congress.

Pueblo of Pojoaque becomes second in New Mexico with sports betting operation

Pueblo of Pojoaque becomes second in New Mexico with sports betting operation (March 18, 2019)

The Thunder Race & Sportsbook is the 'best place to wager on the big game and the track,' according to Pojoaque Pueblo.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe no longer being financed by backer of stalled casino

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe no longer being financed by backer of stalled casino (March 4, 2019)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues to see setbacks as it battles the Trump administration in court.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe starts construction on long-awaited gaming facility

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe starts construction on long-awaited gaming facility (February 25, 2019)

After years of legal and political debates, the Aquinnah Cliffs Casino is finally a reality.

Cronkite News: Betting on your favorite teams still on hold in Arizona

Cronkite News: Betting on your favorite teams still on hold in Arizona (February 20, 2019)

Ten months after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared a path for states to allow gambling on sporting events, a movement is underway to allow Arizonans to wager on their favorite teams.

Bill authorizes sports betting at tribal casinos in Washington

Bill authorizes sports betting at tribal casinos in Washington (February 18, 2019)

A landmark Supreme Court decision opened the door to sports betting in Indian Country.

Enterprise Rancheria celebrates major milestone at long-awaited casino

Enterprise Rancheria celebrates major milestone at long-awaited casino (February 14, 2019)

It's only taken 17 years but the Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria is finally going to open a casino.

Tribes weigh in on efforts to legalize sports betting in South Dakota

Tribes weigh in on efforts to legalize sports betting in South Dakota (February 7, 2019)

Tribes and Indian lawmakers are taking a stand on sports betting in South Dakota.

Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act rears its controversial head again

Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act rears its controversial head again (January 29, 2019)

A bill to exempt tribes and their casinos from federal labor law continues to draw support Indian Country but the political landscape has changed.

Tribes move slowly when it comes to sports betting industry

Tribes move slowly when it comes to sports betting industry (January 29, 2019)

A landmark Supreme Court decision opened the door for sports betting but tribes aren't rushing to join the industry.

Bill in Arizona restricts sports betting to tribal gaming facilities

Bill in Arizona restricts sports betting to tribal gaming facilities (January 24, 2019)

Are Republicans in Arizona setting the groundwork to extract more gaming revenues from tribes?

'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.

Democrats opposed bill to protect homelands of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

Democrats opposed bill to protect homelands of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (January 11, 2019)

Democrats from Rhode Island are making it clear that they do not #StandWithMashpee or with a tribe in their own backyard.

Pamunkey Tribe finds welcoming host community for potential casino

Pamunkey Tribe finds welcoming host community for potential casino (December 19, 2018)

The Pamunkey Tribe is in talks to host a $700 million development in the city of Norfolk, Virginia.

Comanche Nation loses bid to derail rival tribe's casino

Comanche Nation loses bid to derail rival tribe's casino (December 17, 2018)

The Comanche Nation has been turned away by yet another federal court as another tribe's gaming empire continues to grow.

Pamunkey Tribe sees support for gaming development in Virginia

Pamunkey Tribe sees support for gaming development in Virginia (December 6, 2018)

According to a new poll, 64 percent of voters want to see the Pamunkey Tribe open a casino.

Enterprise Rancheria sees progress on 'Hard Rock' development

Enterprise Rancheria sees progress on 'Hard Rock' development (November 29, 2018)

The Enterprise Rancheria and the Seminole Tribe are working together on a long-awaited casino in California.

Pamunkey Tribe still working on casino plan after winning recognition

Pamunkey Tribe still working on casino plan after winning recognition (November 28, 2018)

The Pamunkey Tribe paid its annual treaty tribute to Virginia as planning continues for a casino.

Poarch Band of Creek Indians defends sovereignty in immunity case

Poarch Band of Creek Indians defends sovereignty in immunity case (October 10, 2018)

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is asking the nation's highest court to correct a sovereign immunity decision.

Pueblo of Santa Ana jumps into sports betting industry

Pueblo of Santa Ana jumps into sports betting industry (October 10, 2018)

The Pueblo of Santa Ana will be the first tribe in New Mexico to offer sports betting.

Leaders of Pinoleville Pomo Nation can be sued for alleged fraud

Leaders of Pinoleville Pomo Nation can be sued for alleged fraud (October 8, 2018)

A gaming developer claims it invested nearly $5.4 million in a casino that never got off the ground.

'It's the wave of the future': Sports betting in Indian Country

'It's the wave of the future': Sports betting in Indian Country (September 26, 2018)

A landmark Supreme Court decision opened the door for tribes and states to offer wagers on sports.

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.

Chickasaw Nation lands first-ever casino partnership with NFL team

Chickasaw Nation lands first-ever casino partnership with NFL team (September 7, 2018)

The WinStar World Casino and Resort is the official casino of the Dallas Cowboys.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces opposition to homelands legislation

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces opposition to homelands legislation (September 5, 2018)

Politicians from Rhode Island are lining up against the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

Mississippi Choctaws become first in Indian Country with sports betting

Mississippi Choctaws become first in Indian Country with sports betting (September 3, 2018)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is offering sports betting at two gaming facilities.