NIGC reconsiders Fort Sill Apache casino case (October 2, 2008)

The National Indian Gaming Commission is reconsidering an opinion that said the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma couldn't open a casino on ancestral land in New Mexico. A May 19 memorandum from the agency's top attorney said the 30-acre...

California charities can't offer electronic bingo games (October 2, 2008)

Charities and churches won't be able to offer electronic bingo games under a bill signed into law by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) on Tuesday. Large churches will be allowed to offer bigger paper bingo games. But small charities said they...

Mashantucket employees hit by layoffs at casino (October 2, 2008)

Employees at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut were on edge after learning that 700 of them will be laid off. As of right now, no one knows who will be losing their jobs. But...

Editorial: Quechan Nation commits to future (October 2, 2008)

"While the debate goes on over a proposed events center in Yuma, progress is being made on a major step forward for the area's entertainment scene. The Quechan Tribe announced last week that its new resort, casino and entertainment...

Rumsey Band shares $5.16M in gaming revenues (October 2, 2008)

The Rumsey Band of Wintun Indians shared $5.16 million in gaming revenues with Yolo County, California. The tribe makes the annual payment under a memorandum of understanding with the county. The payment is meant to offset the impacts of the...