Group files suit over Buena Vista Rancheria casino (February 12, 2010)

An anti-casino group called Friends of Amador County says the Buena Vista Rancheria of Mewuk Indians of California can't use its original reservation for gaming. The group says the people who occupied the 67-acre site are not a legitimate tribe....

Nottawaseppi Huron Band to share revenues from casino (February 12, 2010)

The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians will make its first casino payment to local governments in Michigan. The tribe's compact calls for 2 percent of slot machine profits from FireKeepers Casino to be shared with the community. The payment...

Editorial: Indian gaming influences national politics (February 12, 2010)

"It's no surprise that the National Education Association was the nation's biggest political lobbyist in 2007 and 2008, dishing out $56.3 million in federal and state campaigns. But a new study reveals that the next three top donors were —...

Claim: All California tribes could seek urban casinos (February 12, 2010)

The New York Times says all 109 federally-recognized tribes in California could try to open casinos in urban or off-reservation areas despite a lack of strong evidence for that claim. The paper reports on the Guidiville Band of Pomo...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe not set on gaming site (February 12, 2010)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is apparently not set on building a casino in the town of Middleboro, Massachusetts, even though it already filed a land-into-trust application for the site. Chairman Cedric Cromwell issued a statement to the town council saying...

Opinion: Indian gaming is big business in California (February 12, 2010)

"Indian gambling has become a huge economic and political force in California. A 2005 report by the Institute of Governmental Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, said that Indian gambling in California produces $5.1 billion in revenues a year....