Personal injury suits at casinos handled in tribal court system (November 22, 2011)

Patrons who are injured at tribal casinos in Arizona must go through the tribal court system. Sharyn Nesbitt fell in a hole at the casino owned by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation. She filed an insurance claim, which was denied,...

Forum scheduled to oppose Enterprise Rancheria casino plans (November 22, 2011)

Stand Up For California! is hosting a forum next month to discuss opposition to the Enterprise Rancheria. The tribe is headquartered in Butte County. Its gaming site is in Yuba County, about 36 miles from the reservation but tribal leaders...

Magazine: The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe takes a big gamble (November 22, 2011)

"It's a bright, cloudless mid-September day on Cape Cod. A generation ago, this is the type of day that, if the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian tribe were holding a council meeting and it turned out the herring were running, someone might...

Opinion: Gabrielino-Tongva Tribe still dreaming about casino (November 22, 2011)

"With Indian Casinos virtually surrounding Los Angeles County, one might ask: why are there no Indian Casinos in Los Angeles County? The short answer is, there are no Indian Reservations in Los Angeles County upon which a casino could be...

Jemez Pueblo accuses Echo Hawk of rushing gaming decision (November 22, 2011)

Jemez Pueblo says the Obama administration made a premature decision on its off-reservation casino in southern New Mexico. In August, the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Albuquerque asked local officials for their views on the project. The letter gave them...

MPR: Fond du Lac Band wins ruling in gaming agreement case (November 22, 2011)

"The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has prevailed in its long-running dispute with the city of Duluth over revenue-sharing from the tribe's downtown Fond-du-Luth Casino. Since 1986, the band has shared about $6 million in revenue annually...