California tribes weather national recession (October 6, 2009)

Despite seeing drops in their gaming revenues, California tribes will emerge from the national recession "profitable," according to a report from Fitch Ratings. Fitch predicts tribal gaming revenues in the state will drop for the second year in a row...

Anti-gaming group fights land-into-trust fix (October 6, 2009)

The Rhode Island Statewide Coalition, an anti-gaming group, is opposing legislation to fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar. The bill allows tribes to obtain land "anywhere" they want, according to the group. “If we allow the...

Former Coushatta lawyer disavows gaming (October 6, 2009)

A candidate for Louisiana Supreme Court said he does not support gaming even though he worked for the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, whose primary business is a casino. Attorney Jimmy Faircloth said he was hired by the tribe during a...

California tribes to add 3,548 slot machines (October 6, 2009)

The California Gambling Control Commission awarded 3,548 slot machine licenses to 11 tribes on Monday. The Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, the Big Sandy Band of Western Mono Indians, the Colusa Indian Community, the San Pasqual Band of Mission...