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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.

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.

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.

Choctaw Nation extends partnership with Major League Baseball team

Choctaw Nation extends partnership with Major League Baseball team (May 30, 2019)

The Choctaw Nation's gaming enterprise will serve as the 'exclusive' casino for the Texas Rangers.

Sports betting moves slowly amid concerns from tribes in several states

Sports betting moves slowly amid concerns from tribes in several states (April 9, 2019)

A landmark Supreme Court decision opened the door for states to offer sports betting but only a handful have done so amid concerns in Indian Country.

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.

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.

Comanche Nation heads to court to battle Chickasaw Nation casino

Comanche Nation heads to court to battle Chickasaw Nation casino (September 18, 2018)

The Comanche Nation says it wasn't consulted before the Chickasaw Nation acquired land for yet another casino.

Trump administration supports sovereignty for tribes in Texas

Trump administration supports sovereignty for tribes in Texas (September 14, 2018)

Two tribes whose casinos are being threatened with closure are getting a big assist from Washington.

Tribes once again ask Congress to recognize sovereign rights in Texas

Tribes once again ask Congress to recognize sovereign rights in Texas (September 10, 2018)

The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and the Tigua Tribe are being denied rights most others in Indian Country take for granted.

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.

Shawnee Tribe plans to open long-awaited off-reservation casino in summer of 2019

Shawnee Tribe plans to open long-awaited off-reservation casino in summer of 2019 (June 4, 2018)

After more than a decade of work, the Shawnee Tribe is finally joining the Indian gaming industry.

Choctaw Nation weighs options after being held liable for deaths of casino patrons

Choctaw Nation weighs options after being held liable for deaths of casino patrons (June 4, 2018)

The Choctaw Nation might be taking a casino bus accident case to a higher court in Texas after losing a major ruling.

Choctaw Nation loses big as state court upholds $9.3 million judgment

Choctaw Nation loses big as state court upholds $9.3 million judgment (May 31, 2018)

The Choctaw Nation is responsible for an accident that claimed the lives of two casino patrons, an appeals court in Texas ruled.

Comanche Nation citizens warned of big hit from rival Chickasaw Nation casino

Comanche Nation citizens warned of big hit from rival Chickasaw Nation casino (April 23, 2018)

The Comanche Nation is expecting a 25 percent decline in revenues at one of its gaming facilities, and tribal citizens will feel the pain too.

Texas Tribune: So why do I have to go to other states to gamble?

Texas Tribune: So why do I have to go to other states to gamble? (March 20, 2018)

In most cases, it’s illegal to gamble or place a bet in Texas. But there are some exceptions.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe backs bill in Congress to restore gaming rights

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe backs bill in Congress to restore gaming rights (February 26, 2018)

Amid a court fight with the state of Texas, the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe is supporting a bill to restore its gaming rights.

Bill affirms Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and Tigua Tribe gaming rights

Bill affirms Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and Tigua Tribe gaming rights (February 15, 2018)

A bill introduced in the U.S. Congress affirms that the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo can engage in gaming on their homelands in Texas.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe vows fight to protect casino after loss in court

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe vows fight to protect casino after loss in court (February 7, 2018)

The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe is already pursuing an appeal after a federal judge said the tribe's gaming facility in Texas was illegal.

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.

Choctaw Nation celebrates completion of $50 million casino expansion project

Choctaw Nation celebrates completion of $50 million casino expansion project (November 7, 2017)

The Choctaw Casino and Resort in Grant, Oklahoma, not far from the Texas border, boasts a new hotel tower and the only Chili's Grill & Bar inside a gaming facility.

Tigua Tribe hit with a new lawsuit over gaming operation in Texas

Tigua Tribe hit with a new lawsuit over gaming operation in Texas (June 9, 2017)

The Tigua Tribe is offering games that violate state law, officials in Texas allege in a new lawsuit.

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.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe back in court to defend modest casino

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe back in court to defend modest casino (May 11, 2017)

Naskila Gaming offers Class II games, which are normally out of the state's reach, but officials in Texas are asserting jurisdiction at the facility.

Supreme Court ruling seen as benefit to casino bus crash lawsuit

Supreme Court ruling seen as benefit to casino bus crash lawsuit (April 27, 2017)

The victims of a fatal crash in Texas are trying to connect the Kickapoo Tribe and its casino to the incident.

Tigua Tribe agrees to state inspection of disputed gaming facility

Tigua Tribe agrees to state inspection of disputed gaming facility (March 13, 2017)

A battle over the tribe's operations in El Paso, Texas, continues after 17 years of litigation.

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.

Federal authorities concerned about tribal casino bus incidents

Federal authorities concerned about tribal casino bus incidents (October 28, 2016)

The National Transportation Safety Board is looking for common patterns after a crash this week resulted in 13 fatalities in California.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe faces legal fight over modest casino

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe faces legal fight over modest casino (October 25, 2016)

Naskila Gaming continues to draw notable crowds but the state of Texas contends it's illegal.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe shares economic impact of new casino

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe shares economic impact of new casino (September 19, 2016)

The tribe is seeking to generate support for its Class II facility amid a legal battle with the state of Texas.

Choctaw Nation starts work on expansion of casino by Texas border

Choctaw Nation starts work on expansion of casino by Texas border (August 23, 2016)

The Choctaw Casino Resort in Grant, Oklahoma, will be seeing a new hotel tower with 96 rooms and other amenities.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe back in court to defend gaming rights

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe back in court to defend gaming rights (August 17, 2016)

The state of Texas is once again trying to shut down a gaming facility on the reservation.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe sees more crowds at casino as court fight looms

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe sees more crowds at casino as court fight looms (August 15, 2016)

The state of Texas is seeking to shut down Naskila Entertainment, a Class II facility on the reservation.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe sees state's opposition to Class II casino

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe sees state's opposition to Class II casino (August 1, 2016)

The state of Texas has finally broken its silence on the Naskila Entertainment facility on the tribe's reservation.

Kickapoo Tribe faces lawsuits over fatal casino bus crash in Texas

Kickapoo Tribe faces lawsuits over fatal casino bus crash in Texas (July 7, 2016)

Nine people died and 43 were injured aboard a bus that was headed to the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino.

Tigua Tribe implements border controls after losing gaming case

Tigua Tribe implements border controls after losing gaming case (July 1, 2016)

Members of the media, law enforcement personnel and government officials must request permission from the tribe before entering the reservation.

Texas won't comment on new Alabama-Coushatta Tribe casino

Texas won't comment on new Alabama-Coushatta Tribe casino (June 15, 2016)

Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) isn't showing his cards even as the state tries to limit another tribe's gaming rights.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe sees brighter future with gaming facility

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe sees brighter future with gaming facility (June 8, 2016)

Leaders plan to use the revenues for education, infrastructure and housing needs on the reservation in east Texas.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe sees support for Class II gaming plan

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe sees support for Class II gaming plan (June 6, 2016)

The Obama administration's interpretation of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act is at issue in yet another case.

Tigua Tribe loses decision to offer Class II games on reservation

Tigua Tribe loses decision to offer Class II games on reservation (June 2, 2016)

A federal judge has cast significant doubt on the Obama administration's interpretation of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe submits first brief in gaming appeal

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe submits first brief in gaming appeal (June 1, 2016)

The tribe is currently barred from opening a Class II gaming facility on its reservation in Massachusetts.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe offers gaming options closer to home

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe offers gaming options closer to home (May 26, 2016)

The tribe is promoting the new Naskila Entertainment as a 'closer' destination for patrons who might otherwise go to Louisiana.

Settlement opens door to tribal casino at popular Oklahoma lake

Settlement opens door to tribal casino at popular Oklahoma lake (May 23, 2016)

Lake Texoma lies within Choctaw Nation and Chickasaw Nation territory but state officials aren't saying whether they are interested in the casino.

Kickapoo Tribe added to lawsuit over deadly casino bus accident

Kickapoo Tribe added to lawsuit over deadly casino bus accident (May 23, 2016)

Nine people died and dozens were injured when a bus that was on its way to the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino was involved in a rollover.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe welcomes back former casino workers

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe welcomes back former casino workers (May 20, 2016)

The tribe hired 200 people for the new Naskila Entertainment and some of them used to work at a casino that was shut down in 2002.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe opens Class II facility on reservation

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe opens Class II facility on reservation (May 18, 2016)

The 15,000 square-foot Naskila Entertainment in Livingston, Texas, offers 365 Class II games and features a full-service restaurant.

Kickapoo Tribe looks into bus company involved in fatal accident

Kickapoo Tribe looks into bus company involved in fatal accident (May 17, 2016)

Eight people were killed and 44 were injured when a bus headed to the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino crashed.

Choctaw Nation offered settlements in fatal casino bus accident

Choctaw Nation offered settlements in fatal casino bus accident (May 4, 2016)

The $75,000 that was offered to settle two lawsuits pales in comparison to the $10.9 million that the tribe was ordered to pay by a jury in Texas.

Choctaw Nation ordered to pay $11M for casino bus crash deaths

Choctaw Nation ordered to pay $11M for casino bus crash deaths (May 3, 2016)

The tribe plans to appeal after being held liable for a fatal bus accident that occurred in Texas in April 2013.