Rep. Barton includes tribes in bill to legalize Internet gaming (June 24, 2011)

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) introduced a bipartisan bill today to legalize Internet gaming. The bill authorizes states and tribes to issue licenses for online gaming. Interstate gaming is allowed but states can choose to opt out if they don't want...

Choctaw Nation reopens casino hotel tower after water leak (June 24, 2011)

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma reopened a hotel tower at one of its casinos after clearing up a water leak. The fire suppression system at the Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant malfunctioned on Sunday. The tribe repaired the leak and...

Ho-Chunk Nation hopes VIP wing at casino attracts 'big dogs' (June 24, 2011)

The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin debuted a new VIP hotel wing at one of its gaming facilities. The tribe hopes the 10 suites and VIP-only lounge will attract high rollers to the Ho-Chunk Casino and Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells....

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe in mediation for gaming lawsuit (June 24, 2011)

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe and the state of South Dakota will enter mediation next week over a gaming compact lawsuit, The Sioux Falls Argus Leader reports. The tribe wants to amend its Class III gaming compact but former governor...

DOI attorney accused of wrongdoing on Seneca Nation casino (June 24, 2011)

Opponents of the Seneca Nation off-reservation casino in Buffalo, New York, say an Interior Department attorney influenced a key decision to favor a lobbyist she is dating. According to Citizens for a Better Buffalo, Edith Blackwell of the DOI Office...