Opinion: Dry Creek Rancheria faces gaming debt deadline (November 1, 2011)

"The Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat published a story last week about the casino located in Sonoma County's Alexander Valley that was startling to most readers: the Dry Creek Pomo Tribe's River Rock Casino has to raise $205 million by...

Oneida Nation funds campaign against non-Indian casino (November 1, 2011)

The Oneida Nation of New York is funding a campaign against a proposed non-Indian gaming facility, The Syracuse Post-Standard reports. The tribe hired a public relations firm to recruit opposition to the video gaming raceway in Onondaga County. The...

First Nations can pursue lawsuit for ATM thefts at casinos (November 1, 2011)

The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority will be able to pursue a lawsuit against officials of a company that supplied ATM machines to First Nations casinos. SIGA is suing six people who were shareholders or directors of the company. The First...

Lawmaker defends Wampanoag provisions in gaming bill (November 1, 2011)

A state lawmaker is defending tribal provisions in the Massachusetts gaming bill amid local opposition. H.3702 authorizes three casinos in different regions of the state. Region C is reserved for "a federally recognized tribe." The city council in New Bedford...

Candidate seeks talks for Tohono O'odham Nation casino (November 1, 2011)

Glendale, Arizona, mayoral candidate Walter Opaska wants to meet with the Tohono O'odham Nation and discuss the tribe's casino plans. Opaska said the city is losing litigation against the casino. The city has already spent more than $1 million in...

Passamaquoddy Chief: 'It is our turn' for gaming in Maine (November 1, 2011)

Leaders of the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine say their people deserve a shot at gaming. Tribal leaders have gone to the ballot or the Legislature four times in recent years. Their plans have always been rejected even as voters approved...

License awarded for non-Indian gaming facility in Florida (November 1, 2011)

The Florida Division of Pari-mutuel Wagering has awarded a license for a new non-Indian gaming facility. West Flagler Associates will be able to open a jai-alai facility in south Florida. That's the area where poker and slot machines are legal...