Tohono O'odham Nation won't drop off-reservation bid (January 20, 2010)

The Tohono O'odham Nation won't drop plans for an off-reservation casino, Chairman Ned Norris Jr. said. The tribe wants to build a $550 million resort near Glendale. The gaming site was acquired through a land claim settlement act so the...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe set for a second vote on casino (January 20, 2010)

Members of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York will go to the polls next week to consider an off-reservation casino. In November, tribal members rejected the idea. But the tribe scheduled another vote because due to lack of...

Oklahoma tribes sue state over casino-related lawsuits (January 20, 2010)

The Choctaw Nation and the Chickasaw Nation are trying to stop the Oklahoma state courts from hearing casino-related lawsuits. In a series of rulings, the Oklahoma courts have asserted jurisdiction over casino injury claims. The courts determined that the tribal-state...

Two men charged for robbing winners at Seminole casino (January 20, 2010)

Two men have been charged for robbing at least three people who won money at a Seminole Tribe casino in Florida. Authorities say Edgardo Rivera and Christopher Neff followed their victims out of the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa....

Mishewal Wappo Tribe not thinking about casino for now (January 20, 2010)

The Mishewal Wappo Tribe of California has no plans for a casino and won't think about one until regaining federal recognition, chairman Scott Gabaldon said. The tribe was terminated by an act of Congress in 1959. But the Interior Department...

Manchester-Point Arena Band opposes Bay Area casino (January 20, 2010)

The Manchester-Point Arena Band of Pomo Indians is opposing plans by another Pomo tribe for a casino in the Bay Area of California. The Manchester-Point Arena Band says the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians can't demonstrate a historical connection to...

Auburn Community to take over management of casino (January 20, 2010)

The United Auburn Indian Community of California will take over management of the Thunder Valley Casino this summer. The tribe entered into a federally-approved management agreement with Station Casinos. The seven-year agreement expires in June. "The relationship has been...