Bill targeting Tohono O'odham off-reservation casino dead (May 12, 2010)

A bill that sought to stop the Tohono O'odham Nation from pursuing an off-reservation casino died in the Arizona Legislature. The bill allowed any municipality to annex land owned by a tribe without tribal consent. It was aimed at preventing...

Lac du Flambeau deal was unique in tribal gaming industry (May 12, 2010)

A gaming debt case involving the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin probably won't have a big e impact on the tribal casino industry, experts say. The tribe used a $50 million bond to...

Mashantucket Tribe reports $3B shared under gaming pact (May 12, 2010)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation will hold a ceremony today to mark a milestone in its relationship with the state of Connecticut. The tribe signed a Class III gaming compact in 1993. The agreement requires the tribe to share...

Muscogee Nation seeks contract for fire services at casino (May 12, 2010)

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is asking the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, to approve a contract for fire services at the River Spirit Casino. The contract would set an an annual payment based on 13 cents per square foot of buildings...

Town presses Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe about casino bid (May 12, 2010)

Leaders in the town of Middleboro, Massachusetts, haven't heard from the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe since asking about casino plans three weeks ago. The selectmen plan to send another letter to the tribe. They want to know if the tribe plans...

Eastern Cherokees spend $6.4M to buy land for new casino (May 12, 2010)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina is moving forward with a Class II facility. The tribal council authorized the acquisition of nearly 794 acres for $6.4 million. The land is located in Cherokee County. Chief Michell Hicks...