National Indian Gaming Association opens annual meeting (April 8, 2010)

The National Indian Gaming Association kicked off its annual trade show and convention in San Diego, California. Tribal leaders say the $26 billion Indian gaming industry has been affected by the national recession. “It’s been tough. It hurt a...

Shinnecock Nation leader plans to resume push for casino (April 8, 2010)

Members of the Shinnecock Nation of New York put Lance Gumbs, a gaming supporter, back on the tribe's board of trustees. Gumbs wants the tribe to open a casino near its reservation in Long Island. But in the past...

Bill against Tohono O'odham Nation casino back on agenda (April 8, 2010)

Lawmakers in the Arizona House are trying to revive a bill that seeks to prevent the Tohono O'odham Nation from pursuing an off-reservation casino. The House passed HB2297 in late March. But the president of the Arizona Senate said he...

Quapaw Tribe official recants report on gaming allegations (April 8, 2010)

The leader of the committee that accused leaders of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma of "personally and unjustifiably" profiting from the tribe's casino is recanting a report that contained the allegations. John Rader, the chairman of the Quapaw Grievance Committee,...

Card Player: Oklahoma casinos a big player in poker scene (April 8, 2010)

"On paper, Oklahoma shouldn’t be such a big deal in the poker world. The Midwestern state ranks only 28th out of 50 in the U.S. in terms of population, and it is known to outsiders mostly as a Bible-Belt state...

New compact for Seminole Tribe moving towards approval (April 8, 2010)

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (R) expects final approval of a Class III gaming compact for the Seminole Tribe by early next week. The deal was announced on Tuesday. The tribal council approved it yesterday and Crist said he will sign...