Board considers requests for Nottawaseppi casino revenue (May 25, 2010)

The board in charge of distributing gaming revenues from the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan met today. The FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board approved $351,383 in requests from local governments. But it asked for more information about...

Four arrested in connection with fight at Tachi Yokut casino (May 25, 2010)

Four people were arrested in connection with what authorities said was a large fight at the casino owned by the Tachi Yokut Tribe of California. The fight took place near the front entrance of the Tachi Palace Casino. Three...

Senate confirmation hearing for Tracie Stevens to run NIGC (May 25, 2010)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a confirmation hearing tomorrow for Tracie Stevens to be chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission. The hearing takes place at 10am in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. The...

Liquor license for Oneida Nation casino not delayed after all (May 25, 2010)

The New York State Liquor Authority has issued a liquor license for the Oneida Nation casino after a temporary snag on Monday. The authority said it was going to delay the license amid concerns about the tribe's lobbying tactics. But...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe presents casino project to city (May 25, 2010)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe wants to build a casino and housing on 240 acres in the city of Fall River, Massachusetts. But city officials said the plan wasn't feasible due to the proposed location. They also said it would take...