Business

Indian Gaming Saw Record Revenues in 2015 to Become Top Casino Sector

Written by at April 22, 2017

Thumbnail

American Indian gaming revenue zoomed in 2015, growing at a rate more than double that seen in 2014 and surpassing all other segments of the casino industry

The post Indian Gaming Saw Record Revenues in 2015 to Become Top Casino Sector appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe must keep fighting despite gaming win

Written by at April 21, 2017

Casino opponents are preparing to take the case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Continue reading »

Pechanga Band reaches midway point of $285M casino expansion

Written by at April 20, 2017

A 14-story hotel with more than 500 rooms is due to open later this year at casino in southern California.

Continue reading »

Ho-Chunk Nation remains confident as rival tribe sues over casino

Written by at April 20, 2017

The $33 million expansion in Wittenberg, Wisconsin, is due to be finished later in the year amid the controversy.

Continue reading »

National Indian Gaming Association Honors Rights Warriors

Written by at April 19, 2017

Thumbnail

Joel Frank Sr. was honored during the National Indian Gaming Association’s conference as the recipient of the 7th Annual Tim Wapato Sovereign Warrior Award.

The post National Indian Gaming Association Honors Rights Warriors appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

The Myth of Indian Casino Riches

Written by at April 19, 2017

Thumbnail

Taking a closer look at what exactly Indian gaming is, and where those riches from an Indian casino goes.

The post The Myth of Indian Casino Riches appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Cowlitz Tribe enters law enforcement deal as casino debut nears

Written by at April 19, 2017

The agreement allows officers in Clark County, Washington, to enforce the law on the reservation.

Continue reading »

Stockbridge-Munsee Band sues to stop expansion of rival casino

Written by at April 19, 2017

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

Continue reading »

NIGA 2017 – ‘Getting Back to Business’

Written by at April 18, 2017

Thumbnail

The National Indian Gaming Association held its annual conference recently in which it was a return to the roots of NIGA – supporting tribal gaming business

The post NIGA 2017 – ‘Getting Back to Business’ appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Ute Tribe confronts new obstacle to proposed casino in Colorado

Written by at April 18, 2017

Racism and Ryan Zinke — two hurdles the tribe must overcome in order to move forward with the project.

Continue reading »

Trump administration faces test of off-reservation gaming policy

Written by at April 18, 2017

The Spokane Tribe is counting on the Trump team to defend its gaming project from a lawsuit filed by a rival in Washington state.

Continue reading »

Agua Caliente Band announces plans for another gaming facility

Written by at April 18, 2017

An amendment to the tribe’s Class III gaming compact authorizes up to four more casinos in southern California.

Continue reading »

Republican Congressman to Constituents: ‘Bull Crap’ That You Pay My Salary

Written by at April 17, 2017

Rep. Markwayne Mullin responded to a constituent in the town of Jay by saying, “You said you pay for me to do this. Bull crap. I pay for myself.”

The post Republican Congressman to Constituents: ‘Bull Crap’ That You Pay My Salary appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe welcomes decision in gaming dispute

Written by at April 17, 2017

Chairwoman Cheryl Andrews-Maltais called on officials in Massachusetts to drop their long-running attempts to assert jurisdiction over her people’s homeland.

Continue reading »

Cowlitz Tribe announces April 24 opening for long-awaited casino

Written by at April 17, 2017

The ilani Casino Resort in Washington survived a slew of legal challenges and is the first gaming facility approved in the wake of a major Supreme Court decision.

Continue reading »

Trump’s Policies Threaten Tribal Sovereignty

Written by at April 17, 2017

Thumbnail

President Donald Trump’s policies and budget cuts threaten tribal rights, tribal sovereignty, cultural identity, and underserved tribal communities.

The post Trump’s Policies Threaten Tribal Sovereignty appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Supreme Court declines to hear yet another Indian Country case

Written by at April 17, 2017

In a positive move for tribal interests, the nation’s highest court refused to reopen a lawsuit that targeted the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

Continue reading »

The Seneca Nation Casinos: Working for the Nation and Its Neighbors

Written by at April 14, 2017

Thumbnail

The Seneca Nation made its final payment to the state of New York as part of their gaming compact, but that hasn’t stopped them from being good neighbors.

The post The Seneca Nation Casinos: Working for the Nation and Its Neighbors appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Good Friday and the Native Homeless in Seattle

Written by at April 14, 2017

Thumbnail

On Good Friday, the struggle to uphold treaty rights and protect natural resources, vital to the future of Federally recognized American Indians continues.

The post Good Friday and the Native Homeless in Seattle appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Trump administration erects new hurdle for off-reservation casinos

Written by at April 13, 2017

After just a month in office, the new leader of the Department of the Interior has made it harder for tribes to open off-reservation casinos.

Continue reading »

A Right-Wing Think Tank Is Trying to Bring Down the Indian Child Welfare Act. Why?

Written by at April 13, 2017

Thumbnail

The Goldwater Institute aims to dismantle a landmark law called the Indian Child Welfare Act. A move that has been met by Native supporters of the law.

The post A Right-Wing Think Tank Is Trying to Bring Down the Indian Child Welfare Act. Why? appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Racial Equity and Tribal Sovereignty Champion Karen Diver Honored

Written by at April 13, 2017

Thumbnail

Karen Diver honored by the Clayton Jackson Mcghie Memorial for her work toward racial equity and tribal sovereignty, and answers some questions about politics.

The post Racial Equity and Tribal Sovereignty Champion Karen Diver Honored appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

House Natural Resources Chairman, Rob Bishop, Attacks Off-Reservation Gaming Approvals

Written by at April 11, 2017

Thumbnail

Off-reservation Indian gaming projects approved by the Obama administration’s Department of the Interior have gained scrutiny from Rep. Rob Bishop.

The post House Natural Resources Chairman, Rob Bishop, Attacks Off-Reservation Gaming Approvals appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Aquinnah Wampanaog Tribe scores major win in sovereignty case

Written by at April 11, 2017

In a unanimous decision, a federal appeals court confirmed that the tribe can use its reservation in Massachusetts for a modest casino.

Continue reading »

Former employee of North Dakota tribal casino admits to assault

Written by at April 10, 2017

Max Garett Moede apparently set fire to his trailer home at the 4 Bears Casino and Lodge after losing his job at the facility.

Continue reading »

Next Page »