BIA reviews status of Sycuan Band's compact (August 6, 2008)

Can the Bureau of Indian Affairs rescind a Class III gaming compact that has already been published in the Federal Register? That's the question being considered with respect to the Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Indians of California. The state submitted...

Quapaw Tribe starts off-track wagering at new casino (August 6, 2008)

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma now offers off-track wagering at its new casino. The tribe partnered with Remington Park in Oklahoma City to broadcast races at the Downstream Casino Resort. The $301 million facility, which is located in parts of...

California county rejects gaming referendum (August 6, 2008)

The board of supervisors in Butte County, California, won't schedule a voter referendum on Indian gaming due to lack of support. Supervisors instead decide to hold a hearing to address the impacts of gaming. The hearing is tentatively set for...

No compact talks for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (August 6, 2008)

A June news report of Class III gaming compact negotiations between the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the state of Massachusetts was apparently premature. Gov. Deval Patrick (D) said on Monday that no talks have occurred and a tribal spokesperson confirmed...

Eastern Cherokees cite $286,000 theft at casino (August 6, 2008)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians says it broke up a cheating ring at the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino in North Carolina. The tribe said a card dealer and 11 gamblers stole $286,000 from the casino. The dealer paid the...