US seeks to monitor casinos for money laundering (May 4, 2007)

The Bush administration is proposing to monitor tribal casinos as part of a comprehensive effort to stop money-laundering and terrorist-financing networks. The Departments of Treasury, Justice and Homeland Security announced the 2007 National Money Laundering Strategy yesterday. They released a...

California tribes question regulatory proposal (May 4, 2007)

A large number of California tribes have expressed opposition to a proposal to implement minimum internal control standards at the state level, Copley News Service reports. Dozens of tribes met Wednesday to consider a proposal by the state Gambling Control...

Connecticut tribes expand gaming beyond state (May 4, 2007)

The Mohegan Tribe and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation are looking to replicate their success in Connecticut elsewhere. The Mohegans recently opened a racetrack with slot machines in Pennsylvania. The facility has been a hit and the tribe is already...

Late night vote kills Texas tribal gaming bill (May 4, 2007)

A late night vote in the Texas House killed a bill to restore gaming rights to the Tigua Tribe and the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe. The vote on the bill was 66-66. Under legislative rules, a tie means a failure. "I...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe stirs gaming talk (May 4, 2007)

Residents of Middleborough, Massachusetts, appear to be receptive to a casino being considered by the Mashpee Wampanaog Tribe. The tribe's backer recently purchased 125 acres in the town and has optioned 200 more acres. Chairman Glenn Marshall told the...