Tule River Tribe settles lawsuit over card room license (February 26, 2010)

The Tule River Tribe of California settled a lawsuit over the failed takeover of a card club. The tribe paid $800,000 to James Podergois and David Gonzales to buy the license of The Mint. But the state refused to grant...

Bill affects Tohono O'odham off-reservation casino bid (February 26, 2010)

The Arizona House gave preliminary approval to HB2297, a bill that seeks to prevent the Tohono O'odham Nation from developing an off-reservation casino. The bill allows a city or town to annex territory "if the landowner has requested that the...

Maine tribes to ask state voters to approve casino plan (February 26, 2010)

The Penobscot Nation and the Passamaquoddy Tribe (Indian Township | Pleasant Point) of Maine will once again ask state voters to approve a casino. In 2003, voters rejected the tribes' proposal but they approved a non-Indian gaming facility. The tribes...

Gaming mogul Steve Wynn drops hotel from casino bid (February 26, 2010)

Gaming mogul Steve Wynn says he's dropping plans for a hotel at the long-delayed Foxwoods Casino Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. Wynn agreed to be the lead manager for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation project. His involvement is subject to the approval...

Obama nominates Pequot employee to gaming commission (February 26, 2010)

Correction: Daniel Little is not a member of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. He is the manager of national governmental affairs for the tribe. President Barack Obama has filled an open position on the National Indian Gaming Commission. Daniel...

Court upholds city's deal for Scotts Valley Band casino (February 26, 2010)

A California Court of Appeal rejected a challenge to a casino agreement between the city of Richmond and the Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians. The city agreed to provide municipal services to the tribe's casino. The tribe would pay...