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Shoshone-Bannock Tribes face rumors of casino following land purchase

February 13, 2020 - 3:05am
A recent land purchase is stirring rumors of an off-reservation casino in Idaho.

Eight plead guilty to stlealing more than $5 million from Miccosukee Tribe

February 6, 2020 - 2:03am
Eight people admitted they stole $5.3 million in cash from Miccosukee Resort and Gaming in Florida.

Tribes continue to take hit from electronic pull tabs in North Dakota

February 6, 2020 - 1:37am
Tribes are continuing to lose revenues due to the proliferation of non-Indian electronic pull tabs across North Dakota.

Alabama governor wants 'facts' on gaming compact with Poarch Band of Creek Indians

February 5, 2020 - 10:45am
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) still won't commit to negotiating a Class III gaming compact with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe stands alone in battle for homelands

January 30, 2020 - 8:26am
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is heading to court to defend the status of its reservation in Massachusetts.


January 30, 2020 - 7:36am
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Grand Traverse Band shares gaming revenues with community

January 30, 2020 - 12:34am
Since 1994, the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians has shared more than $41 million with local governments, schools and organizations in Michigan.

Republican leader agrees with tribes in gaming compact dispute

January 29, 2020 - 2:02am
A key Republican lawmaker is siding with tribes in an ongoing Class III gaming compact dispute in Oklahoma.

Kevin Stitt: Tribes must share more gaming revenues with Oklahoma

January 27, 2020 - 11:00am
The Native American governor of Oklahoma took office a year ago. His relationship with tribes hasn't been the greatest.

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

January 27, 2020 - 7:03am
The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe won't be able to argue for its gaming rights at the nation's highest court.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe defends sovereignty in gaming case

January 27, 2020 - 6:33am
Class II gaming is not subject to state or local jurisdiction but a federal judge is trying to force the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to cede authority anyway.

Pamunkey Tribe goes commercial casino route in Virginia

January 15, 2020 - 9:05am
The Pamunkey Tribe is agreeing to follow state law and pursue a commercial casino.

Tule River Tribe continues long push to relocate casino

January 15, 2020 - 1:13am
The Tule River Tribe continues to make strides toward moving its casino to a new location in California.

Oklahoma's gaming fight is about people’s lives

January 14, 2020 - 1:41am
According to the U.S. Department of Labor and Statistics, about 1,900 Oklahomans earn their living as Class III gaming dealers.

Tribes join race for commercial casino in Virginia

January 8, 2020 - 7:35am
Two Indian nations are looking to land a commercial casino in Virginia while a third keeps its options open after recently gaining federal recognition.

Tribes sue Oklahoma governor to protect Class III gaming rights

January 6, 2020 - 9:01am
The Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, the Choctaw Nation are suing the Republican governor of Oklahoma as a gaming impasse enters the new year.

John Berrey: Oklahoma governor threatens tribal economies

January 1, 2020 - 9:42am
The Oklahoma governor’s actions have begun threatening the stability of tribal gaming, and thereby the revenue bases of tribal governments and the countless gaming industry jobs across the state that provide livelihoods to Oklahomans.

Oklahoma governor stands alone in tribal gaming compact negotiations

December 18, 2019 - 12:40am
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is growing increasingly isolated as he continues to demand a larger share of gaming revenues from tribes.

Partnerships with Cherokee Nation, tribes are key to Oklahoma's bright future

December 16, 2019 - 5:02am
Instead of trying to throw out our successful gaming compacts so the state can increase its revenue on the backs of tribes, our state government and the citizens of Oklahoma would be better served by embracing tribes and their successes.

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

December 16, 2019 - 4:45am
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.