Blog: NIGC nominee may have bashed Obama on Internet (April 6, 2010)

"In the comments section of media Websites, "djlndc" has cut quite a swath. On a Washington Post blog, djlndc wrote last February, "the leftist media [are] covering for Obama -- just like during the campaign." At Newsweek.com last July, a...

Opinion: A very good time for growing tribal casino industry (April 6, 2010)

"Indian casinos may soon overtake commercial casinos. Total gaming revenues for tribes appear to be more than $26 billion a year, while the American Gaming Association reported the 12 commercial casino states generate less than $31 billion in 2009. But...

NIGA expects thousands for annual conference in California (April 6, 2010)

The National Indian Gaming Association expects over 4,000 people to attend its annual trade show and convention this week in San Diego, California. The turnout is one of the largest ever for NIGA, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year....

Shingle Springs Band to assert immunity over failed casino (April 6, 2010)

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians will continue to assert sovereign immunity in a lawsuit over a failed casino deal, Chairman Nicholas Fonseca told The Sacramento Bee in a statement. The tribe is being sued by Sharp Image Gaming...

Judge indicates he might invalidate Pauma casino compact (April 6, 2010)

A federal judge indicated he might invalidate the Class III gaming compact that the Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians signed with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R). The tribe signed the compact in 2004. It authorized new slot machines in exchange...

Massachusetts bill limits state to one tribal casino compact (April 6, 2010)

A bill that would legalize gaming in Massachusetts attempts to limit the state to one Class III gaming compact in the first 15 years. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe are both interested in casinos. But the...