Ex-South Dakota governor won't have to testify in compact case (January 28, 2011)

A federal magistrate won't force former South Dakota governor Mike Rounds (R) to testify about gaming compact negotiations with the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe. Rounds, who left office on January 8, refused to come to the table so the tribe...

Lawmakers in Florida consider proposal to legalize Internet poker (January 28, 2011)

Lawmakers in Florida are considering a proposal to legalize Internet poker. Rep. Joseph Abruzzo (D) wants to allow horse and dog tracks and jai-alai frontons to offer online poker games, to be played by people in Florida. The state would...

Former Santee Sioux Tribe casino employee sentenced over theft (January 28, 2011)

A former employee of the casino owned by the Santee Sioux Tribe of Nebraska was sentenced for theft. Bianco White will serve a year in prison and pay $13,000 in restitution to the tribe. He stole money from slot...

Litigation expected to delay Cowlitz casino by at least 18 months (January 28, 2011)

Litigation will delay a casino for the Cowlitz Tribe of Washington by at least 18 months, the tribe's partner said. Officials in Clark County are going to sue the Bureau of Indian Affairs for approving the tribe's land-into-trust application. The...