Magazine: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces casino deadline (January 27, 2012)

"A section of the state’s new casino gambling law that was intended to give a head start to the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe may now be working against the tribe. The section requires the Mashpee to meet a July 31 deadline...

Sault Tribe aiming for gaming land application this summer (January 27, 2012)

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians hopes to submit a land-into-trust application for its off-reservation casino by the summer, a spokesperson told WLNS-TV. The Interior Department must approve the application, according to the tribe. A provision in the...

Ho-Chunk leader says off-reservation casino is years away (January 27, 2012)

The Ho-Chunk Nation wants to build an off-reservation in Beloit, Wisconsin, but the process will take years, President Jon Greendeer said. The tribe has negotiated an intergovernmental agreement with the city. So far, the deal appears to have generated little...

State of the States: Some developments in Internet gaming (January 27, 2012)

"Governor Malloy of Connecticut said that it is about time to stop either preaching or debating on the good or the bad effects of legalized gambling. Past state leaders have simply accepted the revenues provided for the state of the...

Echo Hawk asked about role on Kialegee Tribal Town casino (January 27, 2012)

Assistant Secretary Larry Echo Hawk said the Bureau of Indian Affairs might weigh in on the Kialegee Tribal Town casino in Oklahoma. Echo Hawk said he is waiting on the National Indian Gaming Commission to determine whether the casino site...

Republican lawmakers vow to kill Catawba Nation casino bid (January 27, 2012)

Republican lawmakers say they will stop the Catawba Nation from opening a casino on the reservation. Under its land claim settlement, the tribe follows the state's gaming laws. As a result, the tribe was forced to end video poker when...

Column: Don't bet on an off-reservation casino for Michigan (January 27, 2012)

"State media was running wild this week with coverage of Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero's announcement that within 12 to 24 months Lansing would build a $245 million off-reservation Indian casino within a stone's throw of the Michigan Capitol building and...