Tribes in California divided on bills to authorize Internet gaming (July 13, 2011)

Tribes are divided over efforts to legalize Internet poker in California. The California Online Poker Association, a coalition led by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, supports SB 40. But the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the California...

Tigua Tribe preparing an appeal over gaming dispute with state (July 13, 2011)

The Tigua Tribe will appeal the latest ruling in its long-running gaming dispute with the state of Texas. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on June 30 upheld contempt charges against the tribe for operating eight-liner devices in violation of...

Shinnecock Nation presents plans for casino, hotel at racetrack (July 13, 2011)

The Shinnecock Nation could build a casino and a hotel at racetrack in New York. Tribal leaders and representatives outlines rough plans for development at the Belmont Park Raceway on Long Island. The casino would be located on a 35-...

Dear Snoqualmie Tribe: Your casino concerts are really too loud (July 13, 2011)

"To the Snoqualmie Casino, Tribe: the issue is the same. I still do not get to choose whether I feel, hear, and know your noise. Even if (outdoor concerts are held) fewer times this summer and not as loud, I...

NIGC issues NOV on 1994 Fond du Lac Band gaming agreement (July 13, 2011)

Better late than never -- the National Indian Gaming Commission has issued a notice of violation to the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians for a gaming agreement that was signed in 1994. The NIGC approved the...

Winnebago Tribe develops new plan to bring patrons to casino (July 13, 2011)

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska has developed a unique plan to get employees and patrons to its shuttered casino. The WinnaVegas Casino closed on June 10 due to flooding along the Missouri River. That put 350 people out of work...

FBI raids Mississippi Choctaw gaming facility, seizes property (July 13, 2011)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians confirmed that the FBI raided one if its gaming facilities on Tuesday. Agents swarmed the Pearl River Resort and reportedly seized hard drives from computers. But the FBI wouldn't comment and tribal leaders apparently...