Opinion: Barstow jumps back into off-reservation casino game (August 3, 2011)

"With the announcement last week that Interior is going to conduct public hearings on long-stalled casino development in Barstow, California, the City is once again a prominent player in the next round of gaming in Southern California. The latest development...

Eastern Cherokee family upset with seizure of land for casino (August 3, 2011)

The leader of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina is defending the tribe's decision to seize 205 acres for a potential gaming facility. The tribal council voted 10-2 to seize the land from Gladys Wright, who died...

Miccosukee Tribe loses bid to block release of gaming records (August 3, 2011)

The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida can't claim sovereign immunity to the "superior" United States, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday. The tribe sued when the Internal Revenue Service sought records as part of an investigation into a former chairman. The...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues to look for gaming sites (August 3, 2011)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts continues to look for gaming sites, Chairman Cedric Cromwell said. Soon after gaining federal recognition, the tribe started the land-into-trust process for a casino in Middleboro. The deal fell through after the tribe went...

Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake to start work on casino in fall (August 3, 2011)

The Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake in California will start work on a casino in September, Chairwoman Sherry Treppa said. Construction on the tent-like Running Creek Casino is expected to finish in early 2012. “We’re thrilled,” Treppa told The Santa...

Parties due back in court over Bay Mills off-reservation casino (August 3, 2011)

The Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan will be back in court next Tuesday, August 9, in a lawsuit over its off-reservation casino. The state of Michigan and the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians are suing the Bay...