Lumbee lobbying contract calls for no gambling restrictions (May 18, 2010)

The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina signed a lobbying contract with a firm that hopes to operate a casino. The tribe's federal recognition bill prohibits gaming under state or federal law. But the lobbying contract calls on Lewin International to...

Study ties Eastern Cherokee health to per capita payments (May 18, 2010)

Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians who received per capita payments from the tribe's casino were less likely to abuse alcohol and marijuana, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Tribal members began...

Former South Dakota governor calls for casino competition (May 18, 2010)

Former South Dakota governor Bill Janklow doesn't think the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe should be the only one in the game for a casino. The tribe is proposing an off-reservation casino near Sioux Falls to counteract one that was just...

Mohegan Tribe goes 23 months without gain in slot revenue (May 18, 2010)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has gone 23 months without showing a year-to-year gain in slot machine revenues. The tribe has seen double-digit percentage drops in slot machine revenues in the past two years. But the Mohegan Sun appears to...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe switches location for casino bid (May 18, 2010)

As anticipated, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe announced plans to build a casino in Fall River, Massachusetts. The tribe plans a $500 million resort on a 300-acre site in the city. The project would be built in phases, with a...