Connecticut governor talking with tribes on Internet gaming (January 20, 2012)

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy (D) is talking with leaders of the two federally recognized tribes in the state about Internet gaming. Malloy is worried about the legalization of online gaming throughout the U.S. That could have a negative effect...

Muscogee Nation man refutes rumors of gaming on allotment (January 20, 2012)

A member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma says there are no plans for gaming on an Indian allotment that was owned by his late father. "There is nothing being talked about at our place to my knowledge," Paul Chissoe...

NIGC chair issues letter on Kialegee Tribal Tribe's gaming site (January 20, 2012)

Tracie Stevens, the chairwoman of the National Indian Gaming Commission, says her agency continues to review the legality of the Kialegee Tribal Town casino in Oklahoma. In a letter to Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma), she said the site where the...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe takes over law enforcement at casino (January 20, 2012)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York will boost its law enforcement presence at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino. The tribe reached an agreement to reduce the state police detail from 17 officers to five. The deal allows the tribe...

Seneca president discusses expansion of non-Indian gaming (January 20, 2012)

Seneca Nation President Robert Odawi Porter discussed an expansion of non-Indian gaming on Thursday, as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) submitted a proposed constitutional amendment. Porter was interviewed by New York Post State Editor Fred U. Dicker on Talk...

Fond du Lac leader criticizes city's plan to open a new casino (January 20, 2012)

The leader of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians says the city of Duluth, Minnesota, has a double standard on gaming. The tribe wants to expand the Fond-du-Luth Casino by adding an adjacent property. The city...

Editorial: Governor should reject North Fork Rancheria casino (January 20, 2012)

"The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians has been trying for years to build an off-reservation casino on Highway 99 north of Madera, and has moved a step closer to its goal. But it's the wrong location for a Las...

Steve Cadue: Casino is an economic lifeline for Kickapoo Tribe (January 20, 2012)

"Gov. Sam Brownback had made a decision to retire some of Kansas’ debt with gambling revenues generated by state-owned casinos. The decision seems to be wise, but there are other governmental needs of the people. Whatever decisions are made on...

Tribal Leaders: Casino revenue essential to our governments (January 20, 2012)

"Some Minnesotans refer to tribes not by their official names but by their casinos' names, such as "Grand Casino" for the Mille Lacs Band or "Black Bear" for Fond du Lac. Perhaps that is why many people seem to mistakenly...