San Pasqual Band files $550M claim over slot machines (June 2, 2009)

The San Pasqual Band of Missions Indians filed a $550 million claim against the state of California in an ongoing slot machine dispute. The tribe signed a Class III gaming compact in 1999. The agreement theoretically promises the tribe up...

Union to continue talks with Mashantucket Tribe (June 2, 2009)

A union that represents casino card dealers voted to continue talks with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut. UAW at Foxwoods has been negotiating under tribal law. Talks will continue until at least August 10, The New London Day...

Battle brews over keno proposal in Connecticut (June 2, 2009)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes are staying on the sidelines as the state considers a proposal to offer keno. Gov. M. Jodi Rell (R) said keno games could bring in another $60 million to the Connecticut Lottery. But Attorney General...

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe renews gaming compact (June 2, 2009)

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will renew its gaming compact with the state of South Dakota. The tribe and Gov. Mike Rounds (R) will sign the 10-year agreement today. It's the first Rounds renegotiated since taking office but it does...

Nottawaseppi Huron Band brings in slot machines (June 2, 2009)

With a grand opening of the FireKeepers Casino two months away, the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan rolled in the first slot machines to the facility. The tribe plans to open the casino in early August....

Eastern Band per capita payments fall 12 percent (June 2, 2009)

Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina saw a 12 percent drop in per capita payments. Each tribal member received $3,892, down from $4,473 last December. Payments are distributed twice a year. “When the casino was...