Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe continues meetings for casino (March 14, 2012)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe wrapped up initial casino meetings with leaders of three communities in Massachusetts. The tribe has yet to offer specifics to leaders in Lakeville, Fall River and Freetown. But the tribe has promised more details in the...

Opponents lobby governor on North Fork Rancheria casino (March 14, 2012)

Opponents of the off-reservation casino proposed by the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians are lobbying California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) to reject it. The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the casino last September. The tribe has the support of...

Editorial: Take a stand against bingo corruption in Alabama (March 14, 2012)

"Get ready for another bingo boom across Alabama, the same unchecked, unregulated, untaxed patchwork of gambling halls that landed the state in such trouble two years ago. But this time, federal prosecutors β€” stung by two courtroom failures β€” may...

Jena Band goes to Class II after governor refuses compact (March 14, 2012)

The Jena Band of Choctaw Indians will begin construction on a Class II facility next week. The tribe has been trying to open a casino for more than a decade. But its plans fell victim to Jack Abramoff, who...

City sets date for election on Mashpee Wampanoag casino (March 14, 2012)

The city of Taunton, Massachusetts, scheduled a June 9 election on the casino proposed by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. The tribe is paying $40,000 to cover the cost of the election. The tribe is also providing $300,000 to the city...

NYT: Mashantucket Tribe struggles to keep its casino afloat (March 14, 2012)

"Nearly everything about the Foxwoods Resort Casino is improbable, beginning with its scale. It is the largest casino in the Western Hemisphere β€” a gigantic, labyrinthine wonderland set down in a cedar forest and swamp in an otherwise sleepy corner...

Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Seneca Nation casino (March 14, 2012)

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit aimed at blocking the Seneca Nation off-reservation casino in Buffalo, New York. Daniel Warren challenged the constitutionality of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, the tribe's Class III gaming compact and a state law...