Seneca Nation's credit rating takes a dip amid gaming dispute (December 2, 2011)

Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded the credit rating for the Seneca Nation gaming corporation. The debt rating for Seneca Gaming Corporation fell a notch, from B2 to B1. Moody's cited an ongoing dispute with the state over the Class III...

County weighs an extension of Menominee Nation gaming deal (December 2, 2011)

Officials in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, are considering a longer-term extension of an off-reservation gaming agreement with the Menominee Nation. The extension would run until March 31, 2013. That coincides with the end of the tribe’s option to purchase the proposed...

KPLU: Spokane Tribe makes its case for off-reservation gaming (December 2, 2011)

"Spokane County could have another casino if all goes as planned for the Spokane Tribe of Indians. The Spokane Tribe wants to build on 145 acres of ancestral land in Airway Heights, but they must pass several levels of approval...

Ron Allen: Tribal gaming revenues go to government programs (December 2, 2011)

"It's probably just a sign of our desperate economic times, but it is still a head-scratcher to hear some elected officials calling on a group of the state's most impoverished people to help bail out state government. There is an...

Sen. Bingaman urges DOI to deny Fort Sill Apache Tribe casino (December 2, 2011)

Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-New Mexico) is urging the Obama administration to deny a casino for the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma. The tribe owns 30 acres of trust land in southern New Mexico. The Bureau of Indian Affairs has...

Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake set to open casino next year (December 2, 2011)

The Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake in California expects to open its casino in spring or early summer of 2012, The Lake County News reports. Construction of the Running Creek Casino began in August. The 33,000 square-foot casino will feature...