California tribes study economic impact of gaming, businesses (March 24, 2011)

California tribes have commissioned a study to determine the economic impact of their casinos and their businesses. The California Nations Indian Gaming Association, the Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations and the California Association of Tribal Governments are participating in...

City appeals decision favoring Tohono O'odham Nation casino (March 24, 2011)

The city council in Glendale, Arizona, has filed an appeal in its Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino case. Judge David Campbell ruled that the Bureau of Indian Affairs can place 54 acres in trust for the tribe. He said the...

Snoqualmie Tribe makes change to outdoor concerts at casino (March 24, 2011)

The Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington is making changes to the outdoor concert series at its casino. Last summer, residents complained about noise at the Snoqualmie Casino. The tribe is now shortening its season and ending shows earlier in hopes of...

Judge promises a ruling 'soon' in Bay Mills off-reservation suit (March 24, 2011)

A federal judge heard arguments on Wednesday in a lawsuit aimed at closing the Bay Mills Indian Community off-reservation casino. Judge Paul Maloney didn't make a ruling but he promised one "soon," according to news reports. A decision could come...

Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake negotiates new gaming deal (March 24, 2011)

The Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake negotiated a new Class III gaming compact with California Gov. Jerry Brown (D). The deal replaces one the tribe signed during the Schwarzenegger administration. The Bureau of Indian Affairs rejected it due to revenue-sharing...