Kickapoo Tribe hosts groundbreaking ceremony for new casino (May 18, 2012)

The Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma broke ground on its second gaming facility on Wednesday. The tribe is building a temporary casino with 300 gaming machines, a snack shop and a bar. The building will open in August, The Shawnee News-Star...

California governor signs bill for Graton Rancheria gaming deal (May 18, 2012)

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed into law a bill that ratifies a Class III gaming compact for the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria. The signature was the last step in the process before the compact is sent to the...

Closing arguments in hearing over Kialegee Tribal Town's casino (May 18, 2012)

Closing arguments are taking place this morning in a lawsuit aimed at stopping the Kialegee Tribal Town in Oklahoma. The tribe is building the Red Clay Casino on an Indian allotment that's owned by two members of the Muscogee Nation....

Michigan attorney general opposes Sault Tribe gaming project (May 18, 2012)

Michigan attorney general Bill Schuette, whose office is fighting an off-reservation casino in court, is also opposing an off-reservation casino for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. In a letter to the Interior Department, Schuette said the proposed...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to use small part of site for casino (May 18, 2012)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe said a casino will only take up a small portion of its 500-acre site in southeastern Massachusetts. The site covers two communities -- Freetown and Lakeville. The tribe said a substantial portion of the land will...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe announces deal with host of casino (May 18, 2012)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe announced an intergovernmental agreement with the city of Taunton, Massachusetts, for a potential casino. The tribe agreed to pay $33 million up front in mitigation costs. The tribe also plans to share about $13 million a...