Seneca Nation won't appeal ruling in off-reservation casino case (April 5, 2011)

The Seneca Nation of New York won't appeal a decision that bars the tribe from intervening in a lawsuit challenging its its off-reservation casino. The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a judge's ruling that said the tribe waited too...

Man gathers signatures to place off-reservation casino on ballot (April 5, 2011)

Ted O’Dell of the Lansing Jobs Coalition is still gathering signatures to put an off-reservation casino on the ballot in Lansing, Michigan. O’Dell hopes to gather more than 4,000 signatures. If he's successful, the issue will be on the August...

Seven charged for theft at First Nations casino in Saskatchewan (April 5, 2011)

Seven people, including a former card dealer, have been charged for stealing from a First Nations casino in Saskatchewan. Authorities said the group participated in a scam at the Gold Eagle Casino. They aren't providing details about the case, including...

BIA to declare reservation for Tohono O'odham Nation by May 16 (April 5, 2011)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs plans to declare a reservation for the Tohono O'odham Nation by May 16, a move that will enable the tribe to open a casino near Glendale, Arizona. A decision is needed because a new state...

Column: Spokane Tribe gaming compact not a model agreement (April 5, 2011)

"Now comes another myth – that in exchange for campaign donations, Gov. Chris Gregoire rejected a tribal gambling compact requiring the Spokane Tribe of Indians share its profits with state and local government. Like all good myths, this one has...

Column: Don't bet on an expansion of gaming in Lone Star State (April 5, 2011)

"The phrase, "all hat, no cattle" depicts someone who is big on talk but little on substance. The term also best describes the prospects for gaming expansion in Texas. Gambling proponents have put forward a multitude of ideas over the...