Mashantucket Tribe wins suit over taxation of slot machines (March 30, 2012)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation doesn't have to pay taxes on slot machines it leases from non-Indian vendors, a federal judge ruled this week. The tribe filed suit after the town of Ledyard sought to tax slot machines owned by...

Spokane Tribe claims drop in revenue due to Kalispel casino (March 30, 2012)

The Spokane Tribe saw a big drop in gaming revenues after the Kalispel Tribe opened an off-reservation casino, a Spokane leader said. The Spokane Tribe operates the Two Rivers Casino and Resort on its reservation. Vice chairman Michael Spencer said...

City at 'critical point' without Seneca Nation casino revenue (March 30, 2012)

The Seneca Nation has withheld about $400 million in gaming revenues from the state and local communities that depend on the money have been hurting. The city of Niagara Falls is at a "critical point," controller Maria Brown told The...

Anti-casino group submits brief in Supreme Court land case (March 30, 2012)

An anti-gaming group with a spotty record has submitted a brief in a land-into-trust case that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear next month. The court will hear Salazar v. Patchak on April 24. At issue is whether a non-Indian...

Ho-Chunk Nation seeks zoning change for casino expansion (March 30, 2012)

The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin might expand its gaming facility in Madison, WISC-TV reports. The tribe has asked the city to rezone 40 acres around the Ho-Chunk Madison facility. There's speculation of a hotel, a convention center and other developments....

Jamul Band hosts meeting to discuss casino with neighbors (March 30, 2012)

The Jamul Indian Village of California will host a meeting next week to discuss plans for a casino on the reservation. The tribe unveiled the $230 million casino earlier this month. The project was scaled back amid concerns from neighbors....

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe identifies potential casino sites (March 30, 2012)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe has identified three potential gaming sites in Massachusetts. The tribe met with officials in Freetown and Lakeville on Thursday to discuss a 500-acre site that includes property in both towns. “We’re hopeful that this property’s location...