Stockbridge-Munsee off-reservation casino facing big odds at DOI (February 8, 2011)

It looks like the Obama administration is raising serious doubts about the off-reservation casino proposed by the Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin. The tribe signed a Class III gaming compact and a land claim settlement with the...

California tribal group wants state to go 'all in' for Internet gaming (February 8, 2011)

The California Online Poker Association, a group of 21 tribes and non-Indian card clubs, has started the All In For California website to promote Internet gaming. COPA is supporting a bill to legalize Internet poker. SB 40 would require operators...

Michigan man continues push for off-reservation casino in Lansing (February 8, 2011)

A Michigan man continues to gather signatures for an off-reservation casino in Lansing even though no tribe has expressed interest in the idea. Ted O’Dell of the Lansing Jobs Coalition says a temporary casino could be up and running by...

Little Traverse Bay Bands sued over changes to gaming enterprise (February 8, 2011)

The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians of Michigan is facing a lawsuit from the brother of the tribal chairman. Fred Harrington says his brother, Ken Harrington, and other members of the council violated the tribal constitution by passing...

Rep. Herrera Beutler questions BIA about Cowlitz casino approval (February 8, 2011)

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Washington) wants to know why the Bureau of Indian Affairs approved a casino for the Cowlitz Tribe of Washington. A February 1 letter accuses the BIA of adopting a "very aggressive, and possibly unlawful" response to...