Shinnecock Nation close to deal for casino on Long Island (April 18, 2011)

The Shinnecock Nation of New York is close to a deal for a casino on Long Island, The New York Post reports. The paper said the tribe is working on a memorandum of understanding with Nassau County. The deal would...

Meskwaki Tribe sued for withholding per capita payments (April 18, 2011)

Five members of the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa say they are owed $788,000 in per capita payments. The tribe suspended payments to Don Wanatee, Leo Dean Peters, Delores Troxell, Lyle Walker and Edland Walker in 2004 amid a leadership dispute...

Oklahoma tribes share $118M in casino revenue with state (April 18, 2011)

Oklahoma tribes shared $118 million in gaming revenues with the state last year, The Tulsa World reports. The payment was 12.5 percent higher than the $105.5 million that the tribes shared in 2009. And it's significantly higher than the $14.2...

Editorial: Pechanga Band's moral obligation in casino deal (April 18, 2011)

"What happens now in Temecula's battle with the Pechanga Indians over the tribe's refusal to abide by the spirit of a contract it signed with the city? Of course, it should be noted that the city is in a fix...

Editorial: Jemez off-reservation casino deserves a chance (April 18, 2011)

"When the Jemez Pueblo of northern New Mexico announced plans in 2004 to build an off-reservation casino near Anthony, N.M., we were concerned that approval could open the floodgates for tribes and pueblos throughout New Mexico to open new casinos...

Column: Bay Mills chair eyes a new off-reservation casino (April 18, 2011)

"It might sound optimistic to the edge of delusional, but the longtime leader of the Bay Mills Indian Community says he expects the tribe will open a casino in Port Huron within the next 15 months. "Late spring or early...