California Tribal Business Alliance against online poker bill (April 10, 2012)

The California Tribal Business Alliance opposes a bill to legalize Internet poker games. The CTBA represents three tribes with casinos. The group's political director called the bill a "nonstarter." "You have a high likelihood it will have an impact on...

Marge Anderson and Quapaw Tribe honored at NIGA meet (April 10, 2012)

The National Indian Gaming Association handed out special honors at its recent convention. Marge Anderson, the chief executive of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians in Minnesota, received the Tim Wapato Sovereign Warrior Award. She was recognized for her...

Graton Rancheria casino to be among biggest in California (April 10, 2012)

The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria are set to build one of the largest gaming facilities in California. The casino plan envisions a 534,000 square-foot facility in Sonoma County. The facility would include 3,000 slot machines, a 200-room hotel, a...

Vote on casino projects not binding on Wampanoag tribes (April 10, 2012)

Residents of at least three Massachusetts communities will go to the polls in May and June to show their support, or opposition, to hosting a tribal casino. But the results of the elections won't be binding on the Aquinnah Wampanoag...

Karuk Tribe moving toward first casino with NIGC approval (April 10, 2012)

The Karuk Tribe of California is getting into the Indian gaming industry. The tribe announced approval from the National Indian Gaming Commission to open a casino. Now comes the hard part, Chairman Russell Attebery said. “With this comes a lot...

Editorial: White Earth off-reservation casino bid a win-win (April 10, 2012)

"The White Earth Nation, an American Indian nation with lands in north central Minnesota, has proposed fronting the state’s portion of the cost of a new Vikings stadium in exchange for the rights to build an off-reservation casino in the...