SCOTUSBlog: Seeking middle ground in Gun Lake casino case (April 27, 2012)

"On Tuesday, April 24, the Court heard arguments in Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians v. Patchak, consolidated with Salazar v. Patchak. The case presents the question whether a landowner affected by the building of an Indian casino in his community...

MPR: Plan allows expansion of non-Indian gaming for stadium (April 27, 2012)

"For now, the fate of the Vikings new stadium in Minnesota still rides, at least partly, on racehorses. A move in a state Senate committee to allow slot machines at the state's two horse tracks as an alternate way to...

Stockbridge-Munsee off-reservation casino back on the radar (April 27, 2012)

The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians in Wisconsin has renewed plans for an off-reservation casino in New York. The tribe recently updated its land-into-trust application for 330 acres in the Catskills, President Robert Chicks told The Middletown Times Herald-Record. The...

Seminole Tribe opens slot room, with plans for a larger casino (April 27, 2012)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida opened a small gaming facility on the Big Cypress Reservation on Thursday. The new facility at the Billie Swamp Safari features just 36 slot machines. But the tribe will break ground later this year on...

Opinion: Big doubts about Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino (April 27, 2012)

"The State Expanded Gaming Act has put the residents and towns in Region C, Southeastern Massachusetts, in a lose-lose position and created a vehicle for lawyers to be the only winners. For starters, consider this: Among other items for a...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe announces plan for $500M casino (April 27, 2012)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe unveiled plans for a $500 million casino in Taunton, Massachusetts, today. The casino, to be built in three phases over five years, would include 150,000 square-feet of gaming space with 3,000 slot machines, 150 table games...