Supreme Court won't hear Tigua Tribe appeal in gaming fight (January 10, 2012)

The Tigua Tribe will have to face up to contempt charges in its long-running gaming dispute with the state of Texas. Last June, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a contempt order issued against the tribe for offering gaming...

Supreme Court declines Omaha Tribe casino agreement case (January 10, 2012)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a casino contract dispute affecting the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska. The tribe entered into 11 contracts with StoreVisions, a non-Indian company, to perform work on a casino, racetrack and other facilities....

City weighs legal action over Seneca Nation casino revenue (January 10, 2012)

The city of Niagara Falls, New York, is considering legal action to regain its share of Seneca Nation gaming revenues. The tribe has withheld more than $350 million after accusing the state of allowing an expansion of non-Indian gaming. The...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe promises action on casino 'soon' (January 10, 2012)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe will make an announcement about its gaming plans "very soon," Chairman Cedric Cromwell said. The tribe plans to open a casino in southeastern Massachusetts. But two sites have already fallen through as the tribes faces a...

Off-reservation gaming heats up again for Wisconsin tribes (January 10, 2012)

At least three Wisconsin tribes are trying to open off-reservation casinos. The Menominee Nation has been working on its plan to convert an old racetrack in Kenosha into a casino for several years. The Bush administration rejected the project but...

Mohegan Tribe already talking to state about online gaming (January 10, 2012)

The Mohegan Tribe has been talking with Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy (D) about Internet gaming. Chairman Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozsum has testified before Congress about his tribe's intent to enter the online gaming industry. He believes a new agreement...

Mashantucket Tribe negotiates new deal with union at casino (January 10, 2012)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is negotiating a new deal with a labor union that represents casino employees. The agreement with the United Auto Workers expired on December 31, 2011. It was extended until March while both sides...

NIGC works on Indian land determination for Kialegee casino (January 10, 2012)

The National Indian Gaming Commission is working on an Indian land determination for the proposed Kialegee Tribal Town casino in Oklahoma. The Red Clay Casino will be located on an Indian allotment. That appears to satisfy one component of the...