Mohegan Tribe drops option on off-reservation casino (May 27, 2009)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has stopped paying to maintain an option on an off-reservation casino site in Wisconsin, The New London Day reports. The tribe still wants to manage the casino sought by the Menominee Nation, vice chairwoman Lynn...

NIGC: Firm coerced Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes (May 27, 2009)

A gaming company unduly influenced the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma by purchasing votes, paying for trips and providing the salary a key tribal regulator, the National Indian Gaming Commission said In a reversal of a prior decision, NIGC...

Eastern Cherokees to vote on alcohol at casino (May 27, 2009)

Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will vote June 4 on a referendum to allow alcohol sales at the tribe's casino in North Carolina. The vote is a first in the North Carolina tribe's history. Supporters say it...

Chickasaw Nation to bid on non-Indian racetrack (May 27, 2009)

The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma plans to bid on an non-Indian racetrack whose owner has entered bankruptcy proceedings. The tribe hopes to turn the Remington Park racetrack and gaming facility into a destination resort, Gov. Bill Anoatubby said. "We’ve...

New York governor backs off-reservation casinos (May 27, 2009)

New York Gov. David Paterson (D) is asking the Obama administration to rescind a policy that restricts off-reservation gaming. Paterson supports efforts by the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians to open off-reservation casinos in...