Indian gaming industry shed revenues and jobs last year (May 6, 2010)

The Indian gaming industry lost revenues and jobs last year, according to the deputy executive director of the National Indian Gaming Association. Tribal casinos took in $26.2 billion dollars in 2009. That's down $500 million from the year prior, the...

City won't repeal resolution against Cowlitz Tribe's casino (May 6, 2010)

The city council in La Center, Washington, won't repeal a resolution against the proposed Cowlitz Tribe casino. The city passed the resolution in May 2007. It lists 10 concerns about the Cowlitz Casino Resort. Mayor Jim Irish proposed a...

NIGC counsel says Alabama can't hit Poarch Creek gaming (May 6, 2010)

The state of Alabama can't go after the Poarch Band of Creek Indians for offering Class II games, the outgoing general counsel of the National Indian Gaming Commission said. Gov. Bob Riley (R) started a task force to shut...

Passamaquoddy Tribe urges vote against gaming initiative (May 6, 2010)

The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township is urging Maine voters to reject a referendum for a casino in Oxford County. The tribe says the referendum will prevent future gaming in the state. "If the initiative is passed, it is in...

Seminole Tribe praises Gov. Crist for negotiating compact (May 6, 2010)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida held a celebration for Gov. Charlie Crist, the newly-independent politician who negotiated and signed the first Class III gaming compact in state history. The deal authorizes slot machines at seven tribal casinos and table games...