Casino compact for Wyandotte Nation faces significant opposition (January 26, 2011)

The Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma is seeing significant opposition to its Class III compact in Kansas. The tribe reached the deal with former governor Mark Parkinson (D) last year. New Gov. Sam Brownback (R) opposes the deal and so do...

Clock ticks on Stockbridge Munsee off-reservation casino compact (January 26, 2011)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has until February 19 to review a Class III gaming compact for the Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin. The tribe plans to open an off-reservation casino in the Catskills region of New...

Las Vegas developers continue to make pitch to expand in Florida (January 26, 2011)

The Florida Senate Regulated Industries Committee held another hearing into the possible expansion of gaming in the state. Representatives of Wynn Resorts and Sands Corp. again expressed their eagerness to enter the market in Florida. Sands is proposing a bill...

Anti-casino group urges California governor to fight Graton casino (January 26, 2011)

A group that's been fighting the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria wants new California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) to join the battle against the tribe's casino. The Stop the Casino 101 Coalition says Brown shouldn't negotiate a Class III compact...

Lawmakers pass Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino bill (January 26, 2011)

The Arizona House voted 39-21 to pass HB 2534, a bill that seeks to stop the the Tohono O'odham Nation from opening an off-reservation casino. The vote broke down largely along party lines. All Republicans except one voted for the...