Editorial: Joint tribal-state casino a better idea for Minnesota (March 29, 2011)

"Tribal casino operations near the Twin Cities are well enough established to hold their own against some new competition, meaning that some members of a historically abused and disadvantaged people will continue to benefit. This editorial board would, however, be...

Tribal revenues fund problem gambling program in California (March 29, 2011)

Tribal casinos are funding the state of California's $4 million problem gambling program. Tribes that signed compacts in 1999 contribute a portion of their revenues to the Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund. Some of the money is used for the...

2nd Circuit blocks Seneca Nation from off-reservation lawsuit (March 29, 2011)

The Seneca Nation can't intervene in a lawsuit challenging its its off-reservation casino in Buffalo, New York, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Monday. In March 2010, Judge William Skretny ruled that the tribe waited too long to...

Judge orders Bay Mills to stop running off-reservation casino (March 29, 2011)

UPDATE: An employee told The Port Huron Times that the casino has been closed. A federal judge has given Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan until noon to close its off-reservation casino. Judge Paul Maloney said the casino is not...

National Indian Gaming Association holds meeting in Arizona (March 29, 2011)

The National Indian Gaming Association holds its annual tradeshow and convention next week in Phoenix, Arizona. The conference takes place April 3-6 at the Phoenix Convention Center. More than 18,000 are expected, The Phoenix Business Journal reported. A highlight will...

Editorial: Little River Band's off-reservation casino a sure bet (March 29, 2011)

"The Little River Band recently paid off the debt on its 425,000-square-foot Manistee casino, resort and convention center, which puts it in a good position for future economic development opportunities, like its Muskegon County casino proposal. It is anticipated the...