White Earth Band proposes casino in partnership with state (February 17, 2012)

The White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians proposed a casino in partnership with the state of Minnesota. The casino, which would be built somewhere in the Twin Cities, would not be an Indian gaming facility. The tribe and the state...

Tuolumne Band starts construction on new hotel for casino (February 17, 2012)

The Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians in California broke ground on a hotel at the Black Oak Casino. The hotel will feature 150 rooms on three levels. It also includes a conference center and a restaurant. The hotel could open...

Column: At least a dozen states looking at Internet gaming (February 17, 2012)

"Nevada is the first state to make it legal for state residents to play poker online. It won't be the last, however. At least a dozen states are looking at Internet gambling as the latest means to replenish their coffers....

Holland & Knight wins state contract for tribal gaming talks (February 17, 2012)

Holland & Knight, a law and lobbying firm with tribal gaming clients, has won a contract to help Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) with gaming compact negotiations. The firm, whose 2011 clients included the National Indian Gaming Association and the...

Fort Sill Apache Tribe still aiming for a casino in New Mexico (February 17, 2012)

The Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma is still trying to open a casino in New Mexico. The tribe has a 30-acre reservation in the southern part of the state. But the site hasn't been approved for gaming despite years...

Developer wants to build major casino near Washington, DC (February 17, 2012)

The developer behind the National Harbor, a hotel, convention and entertainment facility just outside of Washington, D.C., wants to build a $1 billion casino at the site. Slot machines are allowed at five sites in Maryland. Prince George County, where...

BIA seeks approval over Kialegee Tribal Town casino project (February 17, 2012)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs says two Indian woman can't lease their allotment to the Kialegee Tribal Town without federal approval. Sister Marcella Giles and Wynema Capps, who are members of the Muscogee Nation, previously sought approval in state court...