Chukchansi Tribe makes early payment on gaming naming rights (June 22, 2012)

The Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians of California made an early payment on its casino naming rights deal. The Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino pays $1 million each year to the Fresno Grizzlies. The team plays at Chukchansi Park....

Governor again cites progress for Mashpee Wampanoag compact (June 22, 2012)

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) continues to make progress on Class III gaming compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, according to a statement. The two sides face a July 31 deadline to finalize an agreement. "The administration is committed to...

State tries to stop use of Kialegee casino site for fireworks stand (June 22, 2012)

A federal judge has barred the Kialegee Tribal Town from engaging in gaming on an Indian allotment but the state of Oklahoma is now trying to prevent the land from being used for a fireworks stand. Crazy Debbie's Fireworks has...

Update provides details on Graton Rancheria casino construction (June 22, 2012)

The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria expects to open its gaming facility in late 2013, according to an update posted online by Station Casinos, the tribe's partner. Station Casinos sent a letter to nearby residents. It states that construction will...

IPR: Supreme Court decision seen as setback for Indian Country (June 22, 2012)

"A decision this week by the U.S. Supreme Court is seen as a setback for Indian tribes. The case involves the Gun Lake Tribe and its casino near Grand Rapids. A neighbor is suing saying the casino is lowering property...