Mohegan Tribe ready to provide more policing service at casino (June 4, 2012)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut said it's ready to provide more law enforcement services at its casino. Under the Class III gaming compact, the state assigns officers to patrol Mohegan Sun. The tribe is negotiating an amendment that would reduce...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe spends $300K on pro-casino group (June 4, 2012)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts has spent $300,000 on a pro-gaming group. So far, Together for Taunton has spent $130,000 to promote the tribe's plan for a $500 million casino. Voters will go the polls on June 9 to...

Shakopee Tribe reportedly makes deal over non-Indian gaming (June 4, 2012)

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community has reached a deal that will put an end to expand non-Indian gaming in Minnesota, The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. The tribe will contribute $10 million over the next two years to purses at Canterbury...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe vows to continue effort for a casino (June 4, 2012)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts will continue its casino efforts even after losing a second vote on Saturday. In a non-binding referendum, voters in Lakeville rejected the casino by a 10 to 1 margin. Residents of Freetown rejected the...

Opinion: Eastern Cherokee casino compact seems like a bad bet (June 4, 2012)

"North Carolina's proposed new compact to allow table games with live dealers at casinos in Cherokee may violate the state constitution, Jeanette Doran of the N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law writes in a recent memo. The potentially offending provision grants...

Editorial: Local governments seek more control over casino fund (June 4, 2012)

"The Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Council, as was its right, retained the authority to decide how the money, calculated as 2 percent of the so-called “net win” from electronic gaming devices, would be distributed. It set up a formal grant-making system,...