Oglala Sioux woman wins car from South Dakota Lottery (October 26, 2011)

Talena Standing Bear Montelongo, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, won a Chevrolet Camaro from the South Dakota Lottery. Standing Bear Montelongo, who works for her tribe's child care program, purchased a $5 instant scratch ticket from a...

NIGA chair offers tribal perspective on Internet gambling (October 26, 2011)

National Indian Gaming Association Chairman Ernest Stevens Jr. testified about Internet gambling at a hearing in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Stevens said tribes are concerned about impacts to the $28 billion Indian gaming industry. He offered six major points that...

Arizona tribes report slight increase in gaming revenues (October 26, 2011)

Tribes in Arizona took in $1.9 billion at their casinos in fiscal year 2011, according to the Arizona Department of Gaming. That's an increase of 1 percent from fiscal year 2011. It's the first time since 2008 that revenues have...

New Mexico claims bigger share of tribal casino revenue (October 26, 2011)

The New Mexico Gaming Control Board wants to go into arbitration to seek a bigger share of revenues from tribes, KRQE-TV reports. Under the Class III gaming compact, tribes shared $64 million with the state during the last fiscal year....

Editorial: A win-win for law enforcement at tribal casinos (October 26, 2011)

"With relative ease, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration has reached an agreement with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes that will give them more control over public safety and regulation at their southeastern Connecticut casinos and put more state police...

Non-Indian gaming facility eyes Narragansett Tribe case (October 26, 2011)

Twin River, a non-Indian slot parlor in Rhode Island, is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit filed by the Narragansett Tribe. The tribe is suing to block a new law that authorizes a statewide vote to turn Twin River...

Seneca Nation sees support for off-reservation casino bid (October 26, 2011)

Support for a Seneca Nation off-reservation casino is growing, according to a poll commissioned by The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. Of 500 likely Monroe County voters, 50 percent said they supported the casino. That's up from the 34 percent who...

Tohono O'odham Nation wins legal fees in gaming lawsuit (October 26, 2011)

The city of Glendale, Arizona, lost another round to the Tohono O'odham Nation in a lawsuit over an off-reservation casino. In May, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that the city can't annex land owned by the tribe. The city...