Kickapoo Tribe appeals to Supreme Court (February 27, 2008)

The Kickapoo Tribe of Texas is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review an Indian gaming case The tribe has been trying to negotiate a Class III gaming compact with Texas. But state officials have refused. So the tribe turned...

Mississippi Choctaws won't give up casino bid (February 27, 2008)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians won't drop its efforts for an off-reservation casino, Miko Beasley Denson said. The tribe was one of 11 whose off-reservation casinos were rejected by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in January. Denson said the...

Cowlitz Tribe locked in long battle over casino (February 27, 2008)

The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington won federal recognition in 2000 and has been fighting for a reservation ever since. The tribe's land-into-trust application has been pending at the Bureau of Indian Affairs for more than three years. Though a...

County sues to stop Quapaw Tribe's casino (February 27, 2008)

Commissioners in Cherokee County, Kansas, filed suit against the Interior Department in hopes of stopping the Quapaw Tribe from building a casino. The $300 million Downstream Casino Resort is located on three parcels of land in Oklahoma, Kansas and...

County delays decision on Buena Vista casino (February 27, 2008)

The board of supervisors in Amador County, California, voted 3-2 on Tuesday to delay action on a casino deal with the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians. The tribe wants to pay the county $18 million up front, plus...

Seminole Tribe turns down one Las Vegas deal (February 27, 2008)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida has turned down an offer to buy land on the Las Vegas strip. A developer named Triple Five wanted to sell about 40 acres near the southern end of the strip. But the tribe wasn't...

Nottawaseppi Huron Band to hire 700 for casino (February 27, 2008)

The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians in Michigan plan to hire up to 700 people to build its first casino. The tribe is hosting a job fair next Tuesday. Work on the FireKeepers Casino is expected to last 15...

Decline in Grand Traverse Band casino payments (February 27, 2008)

For the third year in a row, casino revenue sharing payments from the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians in Michigan have declined. Twice a year, the tribe shares 2 percent of slot machine revenues with local governments....