Seminole Tribe proposes revisions to compact (April 23, 2009)

The Seminole Tribe and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (R) have proposed revisions to the Class III gaming compact that has been the subject of debate. The tribe says it will share $1.1 billion in gaming revenues in the next...

Quechan president cites economy in benefit flap (April 23, 2009)

The Quechan Nation didn't want to close a bridge that leads to its casino due to economic concerns, President Mike Jackson said. The tribe lost money at the Quechan Paradise Casino‎ when the Quechan Paradise Casino‎ was closed last year,...

Judge dismisses lawsuit over Graton Rancheria casino (April 23, 2009)

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit aimed at stopping the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria from opening a casino in California. The tribe was recognized through an act of Congress. The law directed the Bureau of Indian Affairs to acquire...

Muscogee judge sides with chief in gaming dispute (April 23, 2009)

A Muscogee (Creek) Nation judge sided with Chief A.D. Ellis in a dispute over the distribution of gaming revenues. Ellis issued executive orders in January that stripped six tribal communities of their share of casino funds. He was worried about...

Supreme Court won't hear gaming compact cases (April 23, 2009)

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear two gaming compact cases involving tribes in California. The Cachil Dehe Band of Wintun Indians and the Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians each signed compacts in 1999 that theoretically promised them up...