Rep. Grijalva opposes bill to halt Tohono O'odham Nation casino (September 19, 2011)

Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) said a Republican-led effort to stop the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona from opening a casino could affect tribes nationwide. In 1986, Congress enacted the Gila Bend Indian Reservation Lands Replacement Act to allow the tribe...

Mississippi Choctaws anticipate more growth in casino revenue (September 19, 2011)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has seen a rise in gaming revenues and predicts even more growth this year. The tribe reported $57.8 million in revenues for fiscal year 2009 and $64.9 million for 2010. The tribe expects $83.3...

Connecticut tribes paying millions to state for police at casinos (September 19, 2011)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes are in talks with the state about the cost of law enforcement services at their casinos. As part of the tribal-state compact, the tribes reimburse the state for law enforcement. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation...