Mississippi governor plans to fight proposed Choctaw casino (June 11, 2010)

Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) says the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians shouldn't build a casino away from its main reservation. The tribe plans a 27,000 square-foot facility near Sandersville, in Jones County. The site is about 80 miles from...

First Nation still hoping Seminole Tribe on board with casino (June 11, 2010)

It looks like the Seminole Tribe of Florida may not be involved in a casino deal with a group of First Nations in Saskatchewan. In March, Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation Chief Rick Gamble said the Independent First Nations of...

Sault Tribe seeks clarification on status of Detroit casino site (June 11, 2010)

Resolution of the bankruptcy case of the Greektown Casino Hotel in Detroit, Michigan, could require an act of Congress, according to Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Michigan) and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. The tribe is a majority owner...

Union seeks federal election at Mashantucket Pequot casino (June 11, 2010)

A labor union that failed to organize at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is seeking federal intervention. The United Food and Commercial Workers Union tried to organize last year under tribal law but the...

Eastern Shawnee Tribe not actively pursuing an Ohio casino (June 11, 2010)

The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is interested in Ohio but is not actively pursuing a casino at this time, Chief Glenna Wallace said. "Those are our homelands and of course we're interested,'' Wallace told The Akron Beacon Journal. The...