Court backs Kickapoo Tribe's immunity in casino employment case (February 2, 2011)

The Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas is immune from lawsuits under the Civil Rights Act, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. The tribe agreed to comply with Title VII of the law but it did not waive its immunity, the...

Cherokee Nation closes part of casino after roof collapses in storm (February 2, 2011)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma closed part of one of its casinos after the roof collapsed during a winter storm on Tuesday. No one was injured at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Fewer than 100 people were on...

City staying away from litigation over Cowlitz Tribe casino project (February 2, 2011)

One community is staying out of litigation that seeks to stop the Cowlitz Tribe from opening a casino in Washington. The city of La Center could join the case at a later date, Mayor Jim Irish said. But he said...

Eastern Band teaches teenagers how to manage gaming payment (February 2, 2011)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina shares gaming revenues with its members, including teenagers. Starting this year, all teens will be required to undergo financial training to receive their per capita payment. “Cherokee is way ahead of...

Arizona governor signs Tohono O'odham off-reservation casino bill (February 2, 2011)

As expected, Arizona Gov. Jon Brewer (R) signed into law a bill that seeks stop the the Tohono O'odham Nation from opening an off-reservation casino. The bill allows the city of Glendale to annex the tribe's land without the tribe's...