Mohegan Tribe eager to pursue casino in Massachusetts (April 16, 2010)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is keeping a close eye on the gaming debate in Massachusetts in hopes of expanding its gaming empire there. The tribe has a 99-year lease on a site in Palmer, in western Massachusetts. A $700...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces hurdles for casino bid (April 16, 2010)

When the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts filed its land-into-trust application for a casino in August 2007, tribal leaders predicted it would take 18 months for the Bureau of Indian Affairs to make a decision. But more than two years...

NIGC nominee denies online posts that criticized Obama (April 16, 2010)

Daniel J. Little, a nominee to the National Indian Gaming Commission, was not behind Internet postings that criticized President Barack Obama, an Interior Department spokesperson said. Little, a longtime employee of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut, has used...

Debate: Flandreau Santee Sioux off-reservation casino (April 16, 2010)

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe and a group of business leaders are proposing an off-reservation casino near Sioux Falls, South Dakota.. The goal is to counteract a casino being proposed just across the border in Iowa. The Sioux Falls Argus...

Florida Senate approves gaming deal for Seminole Tribe (April 16, 2010)

The Florida Senate voted 28-9 on Thursday to approve a Class III gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe. The deal authorizes slot machines at seven tribal casinos and table games at three casinos. The tribe will share an estimated $1...