Another tribe pleased with rejection of off-reservation casino (September 9, 2011)

Another tribe is happy with the Obama administration's rejection of an off-reservation casino for Jemez Pueblo. Jemez Pueblo wants to build a casino in southern New Mexico. That's Apache territory, according to the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma. "Our...

Rincon Band generates $253M economic impact from gaming (September 9, 2011)

The Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians said its gaming facility contributed $253 million in economic activity in San Diego County, California. The tribe hired Beacon Economics to study the Harrah's Rincon Casino and Resort. In addition to supporting 2,100 jobs,...

Big Sandy Rancheria in court over disputed casino agreement (September 9, 2011)

The Big Sandy Rancheria of Western Mono Indians in California is seeking to cancel its gaming agreement. The tribe partnered with Brownstone LLC, a subsidiary of American Vantage, to build a casino with 2,000 slot machines and a hotel with...

Quechan Nation announces renovation plan at gaming facility (September 9, 2011)

The Quechan Nation is planning a major renovation of its gaming facility in Arizona. The tribe is upgrading the interior of the Paradise Casino. There will be new slot machines, chairs, carpet and fresh paint, The Yuma Sun reported. “All...

Congress looking at Internet gaming, off-reservation gaming (September 9, 2011)

Bills to legalize Internet gaming and to restrict off-reservation gaming are being considered in the 112th Congress. Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) introduced H.R.2366, the Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection, and Strengthening UIGEA Act in June. It would legalize Internet...