Eastern Cherokee leader looking to restart compact talks (May 26, 2011)

The leader of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians wants to restart Class III compact negotiations with North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue (D). The compact authorizes slot machines but the tribe wants live card dealers. “The Eastern Band of Cherokee...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe shares $2.9M in gaming revenues (May 26, 2011)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan is sharing over $2.9 million in gaming revenues with local communities. The tribe's Class III compact requires 2 percent of electronic gaming revenues to be distributed twice a year. This time, the tribe is...

Business sues Pojoaque Pueblo over casino management (May 26, 2011)

A consulting firm that was hired to turn around the casino owned by Pojoaque Pueblo in New Mexico is suing the tribe. Executives from The Fine Point Group started managing the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino in January. The company...

Mohegan Tribe to start work on gaming facility in Catskills (May 26, 2011)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut will start work this summer on a gaming facility in the Catskills region of New York, Mid-Hudson News Network reports. The tribe plans to open the Mohegan Sun Concord at the site of the Concord...

Narragansett Tribe questions push for gaming referendum (May 26, 2011)

When the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island sought voter approval for a casino, lawmakers insisted on several concessions before putting the issue on the ballot. But Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas questioned why lawmakers aren't making similar demands now that the...