Opinion: First Nations looking to get some Internet gaming action (June 21, 2012)

"The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority reportedly is trying to establish Las Vegas-style sports gambling in the province. I'm just glad we didn't have this before I learned the golden rule of sports gambling: Never bet on the Saskatchewan Roughriders. You...

Osage Nation to spend millions on upgrades for all seven casinos (June 21, 2012)

The Osage Nation will spend millions of dollars to upgrade all seven of its gaming facilities in Oklahoma. The first project will be a $9 million renovation of the Osage Casino-Sand Springs. The tribe hasn't finalized costs of the entire...

BIA considers Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino land-into-trust (June 21, 2012)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs held the first public hearing on a land-into-trust application for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts. The tribe wants to use 145 acres in Taunton for a casino and 170 acres in Mashpee for a...

Supreme Court ruling not seen to affect Graton Rancheria casino (June 21, 2012)

The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Salazar v. Patchak likely won't affect the casino for the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, Fitch Ratings said in a corrected press release. The tribe was restored to federal recognition by an act of...

Enterprise Rancheria casino foes welcome Supreme Court ruling (June 21, 2012)

Opponents of the Enterprise Rancheria casino say the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Salazar v. Patchak will help their cause. The Bureau of Indian Affairs has yet to make a final decision on the tribe's land-into-trust application. But foes say...

NIGC rejects Kialegee Tribal Town's jurisdiction over gaming site (June 21, 2012)

The National Indian Gaming Commission is maintaining its position that the Kialegee Tribal Town of Oklahoma doesn't have jurisdiction over an Indian allotment. The allotment is owned by two Muscogee sisters who were recently made members of the tribe. But...