Lytton Band faces complaints from labor workers at casino (February 23, 2012)

The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians in California could be headed for a political and legal battle with a labor union at its casino. Unite Here represents more than 250 employees at the San Pablo Lytton Casino. The union is...

Oklahoma tribes help local economy with gaming facilities (February 23, 2012)

Indian gaming revenues are not just helping tribes provide services and programs to their members, they are benefiting communities across Oklahoma. One of the biggest impacts is employment. The Cherokee Nation, the largest in the state, has put 3,000 people...

Board backs Sault Tribe off-reservation gaming agreement (February 23, 2012)

The board of the Lansing Economic Development Corp. in Lansing, Michigan, approved an off-reservation gaming agreement for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. The board voted 6-0 to approve the agreement between the city, the tribe and the...

Enterprise Rancheria awaits state decision on gaming plan (February 23, 2012)

The Enterprise Rancheria is waiting on California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) to make a decision on its off-reservation casino. The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the project last September. Under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, Brown has veto authority over...

Developer appeals ruling in Massachusetts gaming lawsuit (February 23, 2012)

K.G. Urban Enterprises will continue to fight tribal provisions in H.3702, the Massachusetts gaming law. On February 16, a federal judge upheld the constitutionality of the law, which reserves one casino for "a federally recognized tribe." KG claims the provision...