City weighs options in gaming dispute with Fond du Lac Band (May 17, 2012)

The city of Duluth, Minnesota, is weighing its options after the Obama administration canceled a gaming deal with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. Since 1994, the city has received 19 percent of gross revenues from...

Greg McKinney: Racism surfaces in Wampanoag casino debate (May 17, 2012)

"As the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe engages in a process that will culminate in establishing a valuable economic development enterprise in Southeastern Massachusetts, we have kept our heads high. Our position as a federally recognized tribe poised to operate a gaming...

Eastern Cherokee Class III gaming compacts moving forward (May 17, 2012)

The North Carolina Senate voted 33-14 on Wednesday to approve a Class III gaming compact for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The deal authorizes live card dealers to the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Resort. In exchange, the tribe will...

Hearing continues into Kialegee Tribal Town's gaming project (May 17, 2012)

Testimony continues today in a lawsuit aimed at stopping the Kialegee Tribal Town in Oklahoma According to news reports, the state called Oklahoma University professor Gary Anderson to the stand on Wednesday. He testified that the Kialegee Tribal Town is...

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe still pushing for an urban casino (May 17, 2012)

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is still interested in an off-reservation casino in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The tribe brought up the idea in 2010 when a casino just across the border in Iowa was authorized. The plan didn't get...

Opinion: DOJ opens the door for tribes and Internet gambling (May 17, 2012)

"With federal internet gaming legislation apparently unlikely in the near future, many Indian tribal governments are considering the prospect of conducting intrastate internet gaming. The Justice Department widened the opening for intrastate internet gaming last December when it issued an...