Column: Still many questions after Seneca Nation casino fight (February 16, 2012)

"Memo to street thugs everywhere with a score to settle: Dress in suits and have your throw-down in a fancy bar in full view of everyone, not on some dimly lit street corner. Then you, too, can walk away after...

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation marks 20 years of casino (February 16, 2012)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Foxwoods Resort Casino on Wednesday. The tribe entered the gaming industry with a bingo hall in 1986. The effort quickly became a success and paved the way...

Tohono O'odham Nation casino argument will be a busy affair (February 16, 2012)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the Tohono O'odham Nation gaming case on April 16 and it looks like it's going to be a busy affair. The parties include the tribe, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the city...

Ho-Chunk Nation promotes off-reservation gaming with site (February 16, 2012)

The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin has launched goodforbeloit.org to promote its off-reservation casino. The tribe wants to build a $150 million to $200 million facility in Beloit. The project would include a 45,000-square-foot casino, a 35,000-square-foot convention center and a...

Mohegan Tribe completely out of off-reservation casino deal (February 16, 2012)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has completely withdrawn from an off-reservation casino deal with the Menominee Nation of Wisconsin. The Mohegans originally agreed to finance and manage the casino. But after spending $12 million on the project, the tribe was...

Tribe asks governor to reject Enterprise Rancheria casino bid (February 16, 2012)

The Cachil Dehe Band of Wintun Indians is urging California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) to reject an off-reservation casino for the Enterprise Rancheria. The tribe says its existing gaming facility will be hurt by the new development. A letter posted...

Rep. Sullivan introduces anti-Indian measure to block casinos (February 16, 2012)

Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma) introduced H.R.4033, the Giving Local Communities a Voice in Tribal Gaming Act, on Wednesday. The bill allows local governments the ability to veto Class III gaming facilities even if the state has agreed to a Class...

Jamul Band to scale back plans for casino on the reservation (February 16, 2012)

The Jamul Indian Village of California is reviving plans for a casino on the reservation. The tribe originally planned a 12-story, $350 million development on its six-acre reservation. But the project has been scaled back, a consultant said. Details are...

White Earth Band to announce plan for off-reservation casino (February 16, 2012)

The White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians will announce plans for an off-reservation casino in the Twin Cities-area. The tribe says revenues from the casino can be used to build a new Minnesota Vikings stadium. Chairwoman Erma Vizenor will appear...