New York governor works with Shinnecock Nation on casino (June 16, 2010)

New York Gov. David Paterson (D) said he will work with the Shinnecock Nation on a casino, essentially opening the door for the newly recognized tribe to consider a wide range of lucrative sites. The tribe has a state-recognized...

Still no word from Obama over off-reservation casino policy (June 16, 2010)

The Obama administration has yet to announce its policy on off-reservation gaming, months after a senior Bureau of Indian Affairs official said a decision was going to be made "fairly soon." George Skibine, the acting principal deputy assistant secretary, told...

North Fork Rancheria casino land set for bankruptcy auction (June 16, 2010)

The site where the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California wants to build a casino is up for auction as part of a bankruptcy case. The tribe entered into a contract with Station Casinos for the casino....

Law Article: NIGC and IRS put casino revenue under scrutiny (June 16, 2010)

"In the US, Indian tribes are considered sovereign nations. The tribes are given certain special benefits such as gaming licenses. 242 of 564 Indian tribes have gaming licenses; however, they are subject to federal laws and are governed by the...