New chairman of NIGC promises meaningful dialogue with tribes (November 23, 2010)

The new leader of the National Indian Gaming Commission promises to consult with tribes before making any major decisions. Tracie Stevens, a member of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, joined the agency in June. She has already put some controversial...

Arizona Indian Gaming Association fills deputy director position (November 23, 2010)

The Arizona Indian Gaming Association has named Valerie Spicer as its new deputy director. Spicer, who has Mescalero Apache heritage, has worked in Indian gaming for more than two decades. She most recently worked on tribal issues at Gaming Strategies...

City weighs next step in Mashpee Wampanoag casino land case (November 23, 2010)

Officials in Fall River, Massachusetts, are still pushing for the sale of land to the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. The city wants to sell 300 acres to the tribe for a casino. But the $21 million land deal has been held...

Stockbridge Munsee Band seeks land claim exception for casino (November 23, 2010)

The Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin will seek to open an off-reservation casino in New York through a land claim exception. Generally, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act bars gaming on land acquired after 1998. But Section 20...