Native Sun News: Former Rosebud leader seeks day in court (March 2, 2012)

The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy, Native Sun News Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Rosebud Sioux tribal rancher and businessman Charles Colombe has been in litigation with tribal administration over disputed Rosebud Casino monies...

Marge Anderson: More gaming a threat to tribes in Minnesota (March 2, 2012)

"The White Earth Band of Chippewa is the latest group to propose going into business with the state of Minnesota on a Twin Cities casino. Many people — including band members, our employees, and neighbors — have asked what Mille...

Bill in Utah ensures tribes can't engage in gaming on Internet (March 2, 2012)

A bill in Utah ensures that tribes won't be able to engage in Internet gaming should it become legal in the U.S. Under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, tribes can engage in the same types of gaming allowed in the...

BIA moves forward with Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino (March 2, 2012)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is moving forward with its consideration of the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino project. The BIA released a draft environmental impact statement for the West Plains Mixed-Use Development. The project calls for a facility with about...

Eastern Shawnee Tribe to add 300 jobs with casino expansion (March 2, 2012)

The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is adding 300 jobs as part of a $85 million casino expansion. The tribe is increasing the size of the Bordertown Casino and adding a 117-room hotel. Construction costs alone are generating a $14...

Seminole Tribe to hire over 400 as part of expansion at casino (March 2, 2012)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is hiring more than 400 people as part of an expansion of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa. The tribe will host a job fair on April 16 to recruit people for...

Mashantucket Tribe makes last of casino per capita payments (March 2, 2012)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has made final per capita payments to its members, The New London Day reports. At one point, each tribal member received upwards of $7,500 to $10,000 a month. But when the tribe's gaming...

Governor ready to negotiate with Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (March 2, 2012)

Massacushetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) said he is ready to negotiate a Class III gaming compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. The tribe announced plans to build a casino in Taunton. Patrick said negotiations will begin once a referendum schedules...