City hopes to enter arbitration over Fond du Lac gaming payment (January 27, 2011)

The city of Duluth, Minnesota, says a federal judge has cleared the way for arbitration with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. The city sued the tribe for failing to share revenues from the Fond-du-Luth...

Gun Lake Tribe won't let litigation delay opening of gaming facility (January 27, 2011)

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, won't let litigation stop the opening of its casino. The tribe announced a February 11 opening for the Gun Lake Casino. That same day, the...

Kansas governor wants to renegotiate Wyandotte Nation compact (January 27, 2011)

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) wants to renegotiate a Class III gaming compact with the Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma. The tribe reached the deal with former governor Mark Parkinson (D) last year. But Brownback wants to go back to the...

Coushatta Tribe starts work on $60M expansion project for casino (January 27, 2011)

The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana broke ground on a $60 million expansion of the Coushatta Casino Resort. The tribe is adding a seven-story hotel tower to the facility. The project will add 401 rooms to the hotel, bringing the total...

Tohono O'odham off-reservation casino bill being sent to governor (January 27, 2011)

Arizona Gov. Jon Brewer (R) is expected to sign a bill that seeks stop the the Tohono O'odham Nation from opening an off-reservation casino. The Arizona Senate passed the bill on Wednesday, a day after it passed the House. The...