BIA advances another land-into-trust application for casino bid (August 13, 2010)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is moving forward with yet another land-into-trust application for a gaming project. Today's issue of the Federal Register contains a notice of a final environmental impact statement for the Ione Band of Miwok Indians of...

Massachusetts town remains hopeful for Mohegan Tribe casino (August 13, 2010)

A bill to legalize gaming in Massachusetts remains in limbo but officials and business leaders in the western part of the state are optimistic the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut will be able to open a casino there. Leaders from...

Navajo Nation prepares to start work on second gaming facility (August 13, 2010)

The Navajo Nation expects to break ground on its second casino this fall. The facility will be located in Upper Fruitland, near Farmington, New Mexico. Plans are still being finalized for the project. The tribe opened the Fire Rock Navajo...

Analysis: Tribes tested by lengthy and political gaming process (August 13, 2010)

"The "land into trust" concept for approving tribal acquisition of off-reservation acreage for various purposes – including gaming – has proven to be so unnerving and time-consuming that it is clearly difficult for non-tribal members to appreciate. One issue clearly...