Opinion: Tribal casino in Massachusetts unlikely without land fix (September 6, 2011)

"As lawmakers on Beacon Hill move closer to ending their decade-long dance with legalizing casino gambling, one unusual aspect of the leadership’s casino bill has been getting plenty of attention. Following a request from Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration, legislative leaders...

Injunction issued against gaming commission of Apache Tribe (September 6, 2011)

A federal judge has barred the gaming commission of the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma from taking regulatory action involving Wells Fargo Bank. The Apache Gaming Commission planned to conduct a hearing into Wells Fargo's dealings with the tribe. Among other...

7th Circuit issues ruling in Lac du Flambeau gaming debt case (September 6, 2011)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians can't be sued under an agreement that was never approved by the National Indian Gaming Commission, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today in a closely-watched case. The tribe...

Column: Mississippi Choctaws report boost in gaming revenues (September 6, 2011)

"With all the gloom and doom surrounding the gaming business, (unless you own a Macau casino) Pearl River Resort continues to buck the bad economy with some strong projections for 2012. Here is a thumbnail summary of what the Mississippi...

Expansion of gaming in New York would break Class III compact (September 6, 2011)

The Seneca Nation and the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe won't have to share Class III revenues with the state of New York if expanded gaming is authorized. The tribes have already withheld recent payments to the state, saying the exclusivity...

Per capita payments at Eastern Cherokee casino fell 21 percent (September 6, 2011)

Per capita payments for members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina dropped 21 percent from 2007 to 2010, The Asheville Citizen-Times reports. The 2007 payment was $9,318, the paper said. Last year, it was $7,347. The...