Massachusetts lawmaker introduces bill to expand gaming (April 1, 2010)

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo (D) unveiled a proposal to authorize two casino resorts and slot machines at four racetracks. The bill, if enacted, would allow tribes to engage in Class III gaming. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the...

Pequot casino project in Philadelphia meets filing deadline (April 1, 2010)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut would no longer have a majority stake in the proposed Foxwoods Casino Philadelphia, according to documents filed with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Wednesday. The tribe was going to lead the project...

Passamaquoddy Tribe still lobbying for casino referendum (April 1, 2010)

The Passamaquoddy Tribe remains hopeful after lawmakers in Maine voted to consider several gaming proposals. Tribal leaders reached a deal with Black Bear Entertainment and Penn National Gaming to put three gaming projects on the November ballot. The referendum would...

Gila River Tribe slams Tohono O'odham off-reservation bid (April 1, 2010)

The Gila River Indian Community is funding radio advertisements that criticize the Tohono O'odham Nation for seeking an off-reservation casino. The ads accuse the Tohono O'odham Nation of being "greedy" and of trying to "pull a fast one," Capitol Media...