California has only conduted one casino audit (December 1, 2004)

The California Gambling Control Commission has only conducted one audit to ensure that gaming tribes are accurately reporting their payments to the state, The San Diego Union-Tribune reports. The tribal-state compact requires tribes to share a portion of slot machine...

Oklahoma gaming conference attracts a crowd (December 1, 2004)

More than 2,000 people will have attended the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association's tenth annual conference by the time it concludes today in Oklahoma City. The conference drew 257 vendors eager to tap the state's growing gaming market. Marcus Prater, senior...

Morongo Band to meet again over disputed machines (December 1, 2004)

A second meeting is planned between representatives of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) over the tribe's use of video lottery terminals. The tribe has refused to remove the machines as requested by Schwarzenegger....

Mashantucket Tribe to diversify gaming business (December 1, 2004)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has formed a development company aimed at diversifying its gaming business. Foxwoods Development Company, created earlier this year, is headed by Gary Armentrout, a gaming industry veteran. Armentrout said the company has signed...

Mohegan Tribe accuses former employee of shakedown (December 1, 2004)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has filed suit against a former employee accused of threatening to release confidential information about the tribe's operation unless he was paid "at least seven figures." The tribe has obtained a temporary restraining order against...

NIGC asks tribes to submit timely casino audits (December 1, 2004)

The National Indian Gaming Commission sent a letter to tribes on Monday emphasizing the need to submit timely casino audits. In the letter, NIGC Chairman Phil Hogen said "an annual outside audit is a bedrock requirement for a tribe in...