Judge orders DOI to provide more Seneca gaming documents (September 1, 2011)

The Interior Department must release more documents related to its approval of the Seneca Nation off-reservation casino in Buffalo, New York, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday. But opponents of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino can't go into the dealings...

Seminole Tribe plans to hire 430 employees for bigger casino (September 1, 2011)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida plans to hire 430 people as part of a $75 million expansion of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa. The tribe will start the hiring process early next year. Information will be...

Opinion: Don't bet on Menominee off-reservation casino plan (September 1, 2011)

"By the time Kenosha gets a casino, if it ever happens, casinos might be so commonplace they aren’t worth much. Illinois has plans for five more casinos plus slot machines at horse-racing tracks and at Chicago’s airports. There is a...

Mississippi Choctaws hires new auditor for gaming operation (September 1, 2011)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has hired a new auditor for its gaming operation. The tribe had been working with PricewaterhouseCoopers for more than a decade. The relationship ended after the FBI raided the Pearl River Resort. The tribe's...

Supreme Court asked to hear Gun Lake Tribe casino site case (September 1, 2011)

The Obama administration and the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a casino site case. The tribe opened the Gun Lake Casino on February...

Opinion: Readers react to off-reservation gaming in Michigan (September 1, 2011)

"Gov. Rick Snyder is opposed to the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians proposed casino in Fruitport Township in part because it's for non-tribal lands, which he said could open up uncontrolled expansion of gambling throughout the state. Not surprising,...

MPR: Millions at stake in battle over Fond du Lac gaming deal (September 1, 2011)

"A long-running and contentious dispute between the city of Duluth and the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is back in federal court, where a judge could determine if a revenue-sharing agreement is legal. The legal battle is...