Opinion: Tribal casinos evolve amid a challenging economy (December 13, 2011)

"Tribal gaming has seen a transformation, even in remote locations around the U.S. and Canada. It flourished initially, something new and fun. Flush, operations began to expand—more tables, more slots, an upgrade in the restaurant space. Management began to understand...

KFGO: White Earth Band faces tough sell with gaming plans (December 13, 2011)

"White Tribal Chairwoman Erma Vizenor says the real work selling the idea of the tribe's offer for a Twin Cities-area casino will start next week. In a surprise development at a Senate hearing earlier this week, Visenor said the tribe...

Pojoaque Pueblo loses decision in gaming agreement case (December 13, 2011)

Pojoaque Pueblo in New Mexico failed to follow its own laws when it revoked the gaming license of a consulting company, a judge for the tribe's court ruled on Monday. The tribe hired The Fine Point Group to manage the...

Seneca Nation agrees to arbitration over gaming revenues (December 13, 2011)

The Seneca Nation has agreed to enter into arbitration with the state of New York over the Class III gaming compact. The agreement promises the tribe geographic exclusivity for gaming devices. In exchange, the tribe shares 25 percent of slot...

Column: Land-into-trust a big issue for Wampanoag casino (December 13, 2011)

"The span between the signing of the law legalizing casino gambling in Massachusetts and the filing of its first legal challenge was measured in hours, not days. It likely won’t be the last challenge, either. Meanwhile, lawyers defending the state...

Gun Lake Tribe heads to Supreme Court for casino dispute (December 13, 2011)

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court next year. The tribe wants the high court to overturn a decision that could affect the future of...