Sen. McCain questions law firm that receives casino revenue (February 7, 2012)

It looks like Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), who led the Congressional investigation into Jack Abramoff, has found a new target. McCain is asking the National Indian Gaming Commission to explain how a firm owned by a non-Indian attorney received a...

IPR: Grand Traverse Band shares $958K in gaming revenues (February 7, 2012)

"The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is helping Suttons Bay Public Schools close a budget gap. The tribe awarded the district $180,000 yesterday in revenue sharing from its casino operations. All that money will go toward eliminating...

City council backs Jemez Pueblo off-reservation casino plan (February 7, 2012)

The city council in Las Cruces, New Mexico, voted to support the Jemez Pueblo off-reservation casino. The tribe wants build a casino near Anthony, about 300 miles from the reservation. The site is not far from Las Cruces. The Bush...

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe plans to open new casino in April (February 7, 2012)

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe of Washington is set to open its new casino in April. The tribe built a new home for the Point Casino. The 52,000 square-foot facility includes more gaming space, twice as many table games, a...

City urged to provide services to Kialegee Tribal Town casino (February 7, 2012)

The city of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, is being urged to provide services to the Kialegee Tribal Town's casino. City Manager David Wooden says the city lacks jurisdiction over the gaming site. But he said the city can have a say...

New York governor includes gaming revenue in state budget (February 7, 2012)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) has included $129 million in gaming revenues in the state's budget this year even though he hasn't resolved a compact dispute with two tribes. The Seneca Nation and the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe have...

Editorial: Death of non-Indian gaming bill is good for Florida (February 7, 2012)

"The decision by two state lawmakers on Friday to concede defeat, at least for now, of legislation that would further expand casino gambling in Florida is good for the state's family-friendly image and residents who value their hard-earned money. Florida...

Editorial: Tribal gaming monopoly a big question in Michigan (February 7, 2012)

"We agree with a law professor who opined upon hearing that an established Indian Tribe was seeking permission to open a casino in Lansing that the whole specter could create a backlash against Indian gaming extending to Washington. Certainly another...

Editorial: Give Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino more time (February 7, 2012)

"The clock is ticking on the eight-month head start granted the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe to complete a plan for a casino in southeastern Massachusetts. Under the new casino law, if the tribe can acquire land and reach an agreement with...