Shakopee Tribe to pay $75M in agreement with non-Indian track (June 6, 2012)

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota will pay $75 million over 10 years as part of a new partnership with a non-Indian racetrack. In return, Canterbury Park agreed to oppose efforts to expand non-Indian gaming in the state. The...

Nottawaseppi Huron Band worried about non-Indian gaming bid (June 6, 2012)

The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians will host a meeting tomorrow to discuss a ballot initiative that would expand non-Indian gaming. The initiative authorizes up to eight casinos. The tribe says it also strips away the right of each...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe weighs lawsuit over compact talks (June 6, 2012)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe might sue Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) for failing to enter into negotiations for a Class III gaming compact. The tribe asked Patrick to come to the table on March 5. A lawsuit accusing him of...

Lawsuit threatened over Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino site (June 6, 2012)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is already facing the threat of litigation for its proposed casino in Taunton, Massachusetts. The tribe plans a $500 million facility on a 145-acre site in the city. An attorney, however, claims a deed restriction on...

Shinnecock Nation pushes governor to come to table on casino (June 6, 2012)

The Shinnecock Nation says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) should start discussions for a casino. The tribe has proposed up to three casinos on Long Island. But Cuomo said he won't talk to the tribe until voters consider plans...

Eastern Cherokee gaming compact gets closer to final approval (June 6, 2012)

The North Carolina House gave final approval to a Class III gaming compact for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The House's version differs from the one that passed the Senate. So the Senate will have to vote one more...