Editorial: Thank Saginaw Chippewa for casino (June 5, 2008)

"We've talked about the tourists, the traffic and the economic activity that the new Saganing Eagles Landing Casino near Standish has generated. Now, the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe is showing us the money. Late last month, the Tribal Council announced...

DOJ argues NEPA not required for Quapaw casino (June 5, 2008)

The Department of Justice says the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma didn't have to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act before building a casino. The Joplin Globe reports on a motion to dismiss in a lawsuit that challenges the $301...

Washington tribe shares revenues with schools (June 5, 2008)

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe of Washington has awarded more than $26,900 in grants to local schools. The money from The Point Casino will help schools in the North Kitsap School District deal with budget cuts. Eighteen schools benefited from...

Lawsuit filed over liquor at Michigan tribal casinos (June 5, 2008)

A lawsuit in Michigan state court seeks to force tribes to obtain liquor license at their casinos. Patrick Devlin, a former employee of the Michigan Gaming Control Board, said the tribes have to follow state liquor laws. But a spokesperson...

Bankruptcy judge approves loan for Soo Tribe casino (June 5, 2008)

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Michigan is moving to address the financial state of its commercial casino in Detroit. The tribe filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week to get the Greektown Casino in...

Seminole Tribe predicts quick end to compact lawsuit (June 5, 2008)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida said a lawsuit challenging its Class III gaming compact is going nowhere. The tribe signed an agreement with Gov. Charlie Crist (R) for slot machines and card games at its Hard Rock casinos. The compact...