Oklahoma tribes shared $112M in casino revenue in 2009 (March 22, 2010)

Oklahoma tribes contributed $112 million in gaming revenues to the state in 2009 though only a fraction goes to problem gambling programs. According to The Oklahoman, tribes contributed only $250,000 for gambling treatment. A larger share, $500,000, came from the...

Mohegan leader calls Keno a violation of gaming compact (March 22, 2010)

Keno violates the tribal-state gaming compact in Connecticut, the leader of the Mohegan Tribe said. Lynn Malerba, the first woman to serve as chair of the tribe, said the state risks losing 25 percent of tribal slot machine revenues if...

Creek Nation leader wins decision over control of casinos (March 22, 2010)

Chief A.D. Ellis of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation won a lawsuit over control of the tribe's six casinos. Ellis took over the casinos after he said an audit revealed financial mismanagement. He also pointed to a letter from the National...

Little River Band signs compact for off-reservation casino (March 22, 2010)

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians and Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) signed new compact amendments for an off-reservation casino. The amendments allow the tribe to pursue a casino at a former racetrack in Muskegon, about 80 miles from...

Opinion: Passamaquoddy Tribe deserves a shot at casino (March 22, 2010)

"The people of Maine stand to gain a lot from voting in favor of this casino proposal for the Passamaquoddy Reservation. A casino enterprise would not only allow the Passamaquoddy people to get off welfare, it would generate new revenue...