MPR: Tribes in Minnesota cautious of off-reservation gaming (June 16, 2011)

"A change in the way the federal government considers applications for Indian gaming casinos could pave the way to move more of them off of traditional reservations. The Obama administration said Tuesday it was lifting a rule limiting casinos to...

Lawsuit on Tohono O'odham off-reservation casino continues (June 16, 2011)

A federal judge says he will rule on two issues affecting the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino in Arizona. The tribe plans to open the West Valley Resort near Glendale. The land was acquired using settlement funds that were authorized...

Two Wisconsin tribes look to revive off-reservation casino bid (June 16, 2011)

Two Wisconsin tribes could revive their off-reservation casino now that the Obama administration has removed an obstacle in the process. The St. Croix Chippewa Tribe and the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians have been pushing to open...

Menominee Nation eager to push off-reservation casino again (June 16, 2011)

The Menominee Nation of Wisconsin is ready to push for approval of an off-reservation casino now that the Obama administration has lifted one hurdle in the long process. The tribe's land-into-trust application was killed in the final days of the...

Stockbridge-Munsee Band interested in off-reservation casino (June 16, 2011)

The Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin is still interested in an off-reservation casino in New York, President Kim Vele said. The tribe signed Class III gaming compact and a land claim settlement for a casino in the...

Jemez Pueblo benefits from change in off-reservation gaming (June 16, 2011)

Jemez Pueblo in New Mexico is already benefiting from a shift in off-reservation gaming policy at the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The tribe submitted a land-into-trust application for casino in southern New Mexico. The site is more than 300 miles...