Arizona gaming revenues see 7.5 percent drop (July 31, 2008)

Revenues at Arizona's 22 tribal casinos fell by 7.5 percent in the past three months, according to the the latest figures from the state Department of Gaming. Tribes shared $26 million with the state in the quarter that ended June...

Soo Tribe announces layoffs of casino employees (July 31, 2008)

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians plans to lay off about two percent of its workforce. Chairman Joe McCoy said the tribe's financial situation forced the reduction. "Unfortunately, over the years, millions in tribal reserves has been dwindled...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe waits on casino bid (July 31, 2008)

It's been nearly a year since the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts submitted its land-into-trust application. The newly recognized tribe plans to use 539 acres in the town of Middleboro for a casino. The Bureau of Indian Affairs held a...

Tigua Tribe and state spar in court over gaming (July 31, 2008)

The Tigua Tribe and the state of Texas were in court on Wednesday over gaming-like activities occurring on the reservation. The state forced the tribe to shut down its casino in early 2002. The state now claims the tribe...

Pechanga Band makes $30.8M payment to state (July 31, 2008)

The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians made a $30.8 million compact payment to the state of California on Wednesday. The tribe's Class III compact was approved by voters in February. It allows the tribe to add more slot machines in...