Oklahoma, Florida and Washington see jump in casino revenues (March 3, 2011)

Tribal casino revenues fell 1 percent in 2009, according to the new Indian Gaming Industry Report, but three states bucked the national trend. Oklahoma is home to 111 tribal casinos. The facilities took in $3.12 billion in 2009, an increase...

Tribal gaming revenues fell in California for second year in a row (March 3, 2011)

Tribal gaming revenues in California fell 5.3 percent in 2009, according to the new Indian Gaming Industry Report. Tribes took in $6.9 billion in 2009, down from $7.3 billion in 2008 and $7.8 billion in 2007. This is the second...

Lawyer who worked for Prairie Band to run state gaming agency (March 3, 2011)

Gov. Sam Brownback (R) appointed an attorney with Indian law experience to run the Kansas State Gaming Agency. Mark Dodd specialized in Indian law at the University of Kansas Law School. He most recently served as general counsel and attorney...

Bill would address impact of gaming on three Connecticut towns (March 3, 2011)

Three towns near tribal casinos would be eligible for a greater share of state funds under a bill in the Connecticut Legislature. Preston, Ledyard and Montville are located near the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe. HB5784 would...

Narragansett Tribe pitches gaming idea to Rhode Island governor (March 3, 2011)

Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas of the Narragansett Tribe met with Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) on Wednesday to discuss gaming. The tribe wants to buy Twin River Casino, a slot machine facility, and convert it into a casino. Thomas...