Habematolel Pomo casino wins BIA approval (July 28, 2008)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has issued a finding of no significant impact for the casino sought by the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake in California. The tribe plans a $35 million casino on 11.25 acres in Upper Lake. The...

Fort Sill Apache Tribe not worried about new rules (July 28, 2008)

The Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma says new gaming rules won't apply to its casino site in southern New Mexico and the Bureau of Indian Affairs agrees. The rules apply to land acquired after the passage of the Indian...

Shinnecock Nation soothes waters for casino (July 28, 2008)

When the Shinnecock Nation brought up gaming a few years ago, local immediately rejected the idea of a casino in the pricey Hamptons area of Long Island. But even though the state-recognzied tribe lost its bid to assert sovereignty...

Sale of gaming stock funded anti-Seneca lawsuit (July 28, 2008)

A foundation that is backing a lawsuit against the Seneca Nation made $2.1 million by selling stock in Harrah’s Entertainment, one of the world's largest gaming companies. The Margaret L. Wendt Foundation bought 60,000 shares in Harrah's in 2003...

City rejects Cowlitz Tribe's offer on casino (July 28, 2008)

The city council in La Center, Washington, has again rejected a casino agreement with the Cowlitz Tribe. The tribe is willing to pay up to $3 million a year for 10 years and address other impacts of the Cowlitz Casino...

Sycuan Band applies for liquor license at casino (July 28, 2008)

The Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Indians has applied for a license to serve liquor at its casino in southern California. The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control rejected the tribe's first license in 1993. Opponents were worried about safety on remote...