Tribes dispute acquisition of land for Tohono O'odham casino bid (November 11, 2010)
Generally, land acquired after the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 can't be used for gaming. But the law contains an exception for land acquired in connection with a land claim settlement. According to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, a...
Suquamish Tribe wins BIA support for land-into-trust application (November 11, 2010)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved a land-into-trust application for the Suquamish Tribe of Washington. The seven acres is part of the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort. The land, however, won't be used for gaming activities, and the casino portion of...
BIA rejects gaming for Shawnee Tribe at Oklahoma City location (November 11, 2010)
The land doesn't qualify under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, Assistant Secretary Larry Echo Hawk said.
BIA backs casino in Cherokee Nation land-into-trust application (November 11, 2010)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs says the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma can engage in gaming on newly acquired land. Generally, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act bars gaming on land acquired after 1988. But it contains an exception that applies...
Omaha Tribe gets ready to reopen casino after nearly two years (November 11, 2010)
The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska is getting ready to reopen its gaming facility in Iowa. The tribe closed CasinOmaha on June 30, 2009. There were fears that it would never reopen but a grand opening has been set for...
Native Sun News: Trial set in Flandreau Santee Sioux gaming suit (November 11, 2010)
The following story was written and reported by Ernestine Chasing Hawk . All content © Native Sun News. SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA –– Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Chairman Tony Reider said his tribe is pleased with U.S. Magistrate Judge John...