Navajo Nation Council to consider gaming bill (September 26, 2006)

The Navajo Nation Council will consider legislation to create a gaming enterprise during a special session that starts today. If approved, the Navajo Gaming Enterprise will handle all the tribe's gaming business. Legislation 0431-06 would create a board of directors...

Winnebago Tribe wants to negotiate for Class III (September 26, 2006)

The Winnebago Tribe is asking the state of Nebraska to negotiate a Class III compact. The tribe has been working with the Santee Sioux Tribe and the Omaha Tribe to put a casino referendum on the November ballot. But the...

NIGC extends comment period on Class II proposal (September 26, 2006)

The National Indian Gaming Commission has extended the comment period on the proposed Class II definitions, classification standards, and technical regulations. The comment period was due to close at the end of the month. A Federal Register notice being published...

Internet gaming ban inserted into defense bill (September 26, 2006)

Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tennessee) has inserted provisions to ban Internet gaming into the defense authorization bill, The Hill newspaper reports. The specific language wasn't available to the paper but, as introduced, the Goodlatte-Leach Internet Gambling Prohibition Act would...