California governor still weighing off-reservation casino bid (November 7, 2011)

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has until next September to make a decision on an off-reservation casino for the Enterprise Rancheria. The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the casino but Brown has veto authority under the two-part determination section of...

Navajo Nation ready to open new gaming facility in January (November 7, 2011)

The Navajo Nation will open its third gaming facility on January 16, 2012. The Northern Edge Navajo Casino is located on Upper Fruitland, New Mexico. The tribe spent $60 million on the 86,000-square-foot facility that features 750 slot machines,...

Seminole Tribe vows to kill bill for more non-Indian gaming (November 7, 2011)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida says it will work to defeat a bill that authorizes three non-Indian casinos. The tribe signed a Class III gaming compact with the state in 2010. It requires the tribe to share about $250 million...

Opinion: Racino a boost for Passamaquoddy Tribe economy (November 7, 2011)

"In Washington County, the Passamaquoddy Tribe wants to build a racino in Calais. The tribe has sought a gaming operation for many years. Maine voters, despite approving gaming facilities in Bangor and Oxford, have rejected those requests. Basic fairness calls...

Editorial: Communities need Seneca Nation casino revenue (November 7, 2011)

"Seneca Nation leaders have held up $333 million in casino revenue payments to the state and several Western New York host communities since 2009. The Senecas claim that the state violated the terms of its compact by allowing other forms...

Santa Ana Pueblo fights wrongful death case against casino (November 7, 2011)

Santa Ana Pueblo in New Mexico has filed a lawsuit in federal court in hopes of blocking a wrongful death case against its casino. The tribe says the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act protects its sovereignty. The lawsuit argues that...