Indian man wanted for murder arrested at casino in Nevada (February 28, 2012)

An Indian man who is wanted on murder charges in Wyoming was arrested at a casino in Nevada on Friday. Thomas Joseph Shakespeare, 29, reportedly presented a tribal identification card when he was spotted at the Eureka Casino in Mesquite....

Sokaogon Chippewa Community to negotiate gaming deal (February 28, 2012)

The Sokaogon Chippewa Community will have at least 120 days to negotiate an off-reservation gaming agreement with the city of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. City officials expect the tribe to waive its sovereign immunity so state and local laws will apply to...

State seeks dismissal of Narragansett Tribe gaming lawsuit (February 28, 2012)

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is seeking to dismiss a gaming lawsuit filed by the Narragansett Tribe. The tribe wants to block a gaming referendum from appearing on the November ballot. The referendum allows Twin River, a non-Indian...

Opinion: New York governor pushes for non-Indian gaming (February 28, 2012)

"Close your eyes for a second. Imagine walking through the main lobby of a casino. Your stomach is churning with anticipation. You can feel the excitement. You can smell the money, lots of it. You’re certain that tonight is the...

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe presents casino hotel plan (February 28, 2012)

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe is moving forward with a hotel at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The tribe presented the $150 million, 382-room hotel to the city's Plan Commission on Monday. The hotel will feature a roof-deck...

Editorial: Redding Rancheria working toward second casino (February 28, 2012)

"Plain speaking is a rarity in the law, but the introduction to U.S. District Court Judge Samuel Conti's ruling against the Redding Rancheria in its lawsuit against the Interior Department was an admirable exception. "This case," Conti wrote, "is about...