Mohegan Tribe scaling back plans for a casino in Massachusetts (March 4, 2011)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is still interested in a casino in Massachusetts but the facility won't be as big as originally envisioned. The tribe says the economic climate is dictating plans for the project. "This isn't a build-it-and-they-will-come business...

Law Article: Corporate bankruptcy and tribal gaming operations (March 4, 2011)

"Tribal economies are not immune to the recent global financial crisis and economic downturn. The Indian gaming industry was hit especially hard. After consistent year-over-year growth in tribal gaming revenues during the 1990s and continuing through 2008, industry revenues declined...

Caesar's Entertainment interested in Rhode Island casino option (March 4, 2011)

Caesar's Entertainment wants to build a casino in Rhode Island, although working with the Narragansett Tribe might not be the easiest option, a top executive said. Jan Jones, the senior vice president of government relations and communications for Caesar's, told...

Despite rejection, Sen. Schumer wants an off-reservation casino (March 4, 2011)

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York) still an off-reservation casino in the Catskills even after the Bureau of Indian Affairs rejected a deal for the Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians. Schumer supported the Stockbridge Munsee project. “The Catskills deserve a...

Judge rejects lawsuit on Tohono O'odham off-reservation casino (March 4, 2011)

The Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona is a step closer to an off-reservation casino after a federal judge rejected a lawsuit aimed at stopping the project. Judge David Campbell said the Bureau of Indian Affairs can place 54 acres in...