Chickasaw Nation gaming enterprise linked to amphitheatre bid (May 22, 2012)

The Chickasaw Nation and its gaming enterprise are facing a second public relations mess in Oklahoma City. Global Gaming, the tribe's gaming subsidiary, has been linked to a bid to take over operations at the Oklahoma City Zoo Amphitheatre.Previously sealed...

Study connects tribal gaming to improvements in Indian health (May 22, 2012)

A new study says Indian gaming has improved the health and well-being of tribal members. The study was based on data from 1988 to 2003. In addition to seeing an income boost, tribal members saw improvements in health, mental health,...

Editorial: Kialegee Tribal Town loses big gamble with casino bid (May 22, 2012)

"The Kialegee Tribal Town lost its gamble - temporarily - to muscle into the oversaturated Indian casino business by throwing up a building in Broken Arrow near schools and neighborhoods. The audacious move was - and remains - on shaky...

City council to discuss Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino deal (May 22, 2012)

The city council in Taunton, Massachusetts, will meet Wednesday night to discuss an intergovernmental agreement with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. Under the deal, the will pay $33 million up front in mitigation costs. The tribe also plans to share about...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to unveil details of casino project (May 22, 2012)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe plans to unveil details about its proposed casino at a public meeting tonight in Lakeville, Massachusetts. The tribe has faced criticism for not providing enough information about the project. Details will be posted on AquinnahGaming.com after...

Opposition group files lawsuit to stop Graton Rancheria casino (May 22, 2012)

A group called the Stop the Casino 101 Coalition filed a lawsuit aimed at blocking a casino for the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria. The group is suing California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) in state court. The lawsuit claims he...

Hearing for liquor license at Chumash Tribe's casino is delayed (May 22, 2012)

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has delayed a hearing on a liquor license at the casino owned by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians. The three-day hearing was scheduled to begin today. But the ABC said it...

Couple sues Miccosukee Tribe for failing to pay gambling taxes (May 22, 2012)

A non-Indian couple is suing the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida for allegedly failing to remit taxes on their gambling winnings. John Ricone and Francys Tolon-Ricone won about $5,500 during two trips to the Miccosukee Resort casino in 2008. The tribe...