NIGC develops database for background checks (September 9, 2009)

The National Indian Gaming Commission has developed an online database that tribes can use to obtain background information on prospective employees. The Tribal Access Portal (TAP) allows tribes to determine whether a license applicant has a history with other tribal...

Editorial: Tweak the Seminole gaming compact (September 9, 2009)

"There is a school of thought that says the tentative pact on Florida casino gambling is worth passing because it means so many jobs. Although we have not seen exactly how many jobs, there are bound to be lots of...

First Nation seeks bigger share of casino profits (September 9, 2009)

The Rama Mnjikaning First Nation of Ontario is in court to seek a bigger share of revenues from Casino Rama. The band says it is entitled to 35 percent of net profits. That would cut into the share of revenues...

Opinion: Senate pick's troubling gaming history (September 9, 2009)

"Florida Gov. Charles Crist’s appointment of his closest political associate, unknown George LeMieux to the Senate may cause some harm to Crist’s own bid for the same Senate seat next year. Two weeks ago Crist made the appointment to...

Chickasaw Nation plans $12M in racetrack work (September 9, 2009)

The Chickasaw Nation plans to spend $12 million to make improvements to the Remington Park racetrack in Oklahoma. The upgrades will be made over the next three to four years, a gaming executive said. "I think we would be...

Morongo Band drops campaign for online poker (September 9, 2009)

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians dropped efforts to legalize Internet poker in California but the tribe will try again in 2010. The tribe and some non-Indian card clubs sought to operate online poker games and share revenues with the...

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