Fond du Lac Band wants $75.5M in casino funds (October 27, 2009)

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians has filed a counter-claim in a lawsuit over a revenue-sharing agreement with the city of Duluth, Minnesota. The tribe has been sharing 19 percent of gross slot machine revenues...

Mashantucket Tribe in talks for $2B casino debt (October 27, 2009)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut continues to renegotiate more than $2 billion in casino debt. The tribe entered into a forbearance agreement with its lenders. The agreement runs until January 20, 2010, giving the tribe more time to...

Florida governor hopeful for Seminole compact (October 27, 2009)

Gov. Charlie Crist (R) remains hopeful that the Florida Legislature will approve a Class III gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe. Crist was the first governor in the state's history to come to the table with the tribe. "To me,...

Hannahville Tribe seeks off-reservation casino (October 27, 2009)

The Hannahville Indian Community, a Potawatomi Tribe in Michigan, has refiled an application for an off-reservation casino. The tribe wants to open a $300 million casino and hotel on 27 acres in Romulus. The gaming site is nearly 500 miles...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe confident of casino (October 27, 2009)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is confident of its plans for a casino, a spokesperson said, despite hitting a number of setbacks. The tribe gained federal recognition in May 2007 after a decades-long wait. A couple of months later,...