Pojoaque Pueblo misses 3rd payment on $245M casino bond (May 19, 2010)

Pojoaque Pueblo in New Mexico has missed a third payment on the $245 million bond used to finance the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino. The tribe has failed to make $33 million in payments since June 2009. "We're keeping business...

Church groups line up to oppose Mississippi Choctaw casino (May 19, 2010)

Baptist church leaders are urging residents of Jones County to fight a potential Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians casino. The churches say gambling is evil and destructive. "Gambling has been and is always wrong,” Allen Nix of the Jones County...

City extends discussions for casino deal with Guidiville Band (May 19, 2010)

The city council in Richmond, California, voted 4-2 to extend negotiations for a casino deal with the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. The city has until April 2011 to sell the Point Molate Naval Fuel Depot to the tribe and...

Hearing scheduled in Tohono O'odham Nation casino lawsuit (May 19, 2010)

Judge John Bates has scheduled a hearing in Tohono O'odham Nation v. Salazar. The Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona filed a lawsuit against the Interior Department in hopes of forcing a decision on its land-into-trust application. The tribe says officials...

City council members against Mashpee Wampanoag casino (May 19, 2010)

Four of the nine members of the city council in Fall River, Massachusetts, have filed a resolution against the proposed Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino. The casino deal involves the tribe buying a 300-acre site that was slated for a biotechnology...

Editorial: Mashpee Wampanoag casino far from a done deal (May 19, 2010)

"Don't make the mistake of thinking the Fall River casino is a done deal — far from it. Mayor Will Flanagan, the Mashpee Wampanoags and their investors might know what they want, but pesky things like state laws and a...