BIA reviews off-reservation casino denied by Bush administration (July 26, 2010)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is reconsidering an off-reservation casino that was rejected by the Bush administration, The Las Cruces Sun-News reports. Jemez Pueblo submitted a land-into-trust application for a casino in southern New Mexico. The site is about 300...

City Leader: Let voters make decision over Guidiville Band casino (July 26, 2010)

"The Pt. Molate Casino issue has provoked very passionate and extensive comments on both sides of the issue. After considering carefully the hundreds of very passionate and well-reasoned contacts I have received, I have decided that the voters, not the...

BIA will acquire off-reservation parcel for Tohono O'odham Nation (July 26, 2010)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs on Friday agreed to acquire an off-reservation parcel for the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona but Assistant Secretary Larry Echo Hawk said the decision does not address the tribe's plans for a casino. The tribe...

Mashantucket Tribe filed appeal over union vote at casino on time (July 26, 2010)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has filed an appeal over a union vote at its casino. A spokesperson for the National Labor Relations Board told The Norwich Bulletin last week that the tribe failed to meet a deadline...

Editorial: Law appears to be on side of Mississippi Choctaw casino (July 26, 2010)

"Attorney General Jim Hood's office has issued a memorandum that says the state has no "legal cause of action" to block the construction of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indian's casino planned for Jones County. "After thorough review, (Hood's) staff...

Column: 'Gaming' group in Connecticut does its lobbying in secret (July 26, 2010)

"It calls itself the Connecticut Coalition for Gaming Jobs, and it jumped headlong into New England gambling politics earlier this month, filing a lengthy legal appeal of the pending federal recognition of Long Island's Shinnecock Indians. The appeal with the...