Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe praises Massachusetts gaming bill (August 23, 2011)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomed a bill that would legalize full-scale gaming in Massachusetts. The bill authorizes the governor to enter into negotiations with "a federally recognized Indian tribe" in the southeastern part of the state. The tribe would get...
Developer files application for Hard Rock casino in Atlantic City (August 23, 2011)
Only one developer met a deadline to open a "boutique" casino in Atlantic City. AC Gateway submitted an application to the New Jersey Casino Control Commission on Friday. The developer will hire Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe...
Bill to legalize Internet poker in California dead amid opposition (August 23, 2011)
A bill to legalize Internet poker in California is being declared dead. The California Online Poker Association, a coalition led by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, supported Senate Bill 40. But other politically-connected tribes, including the California Tribal Business...
Samish Nation seeks to put land in trust for first gaming facility (August 23, 2011)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is preparing a draft environmental impact statement for the project.