2nd Circuit lifts injunction in old Shinnecock Nation gaming case (June 25, 2012)

An injunction that prevented the Shinnecock Nation of New York from building a casino on ancestral land was lifted by the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals today. Prior to gaining federal recognition, the tribe started building a casino on a...

Quapaw Tribe creates more jobs for $50M expansion at its casino (June 25, 2012)

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma is creating about 440 jobs with a $50 million expansion of its casino. Construction of a new hotel tower at the Downstream Resort Casino will generate 400 jobs. The tribe will hire 40 people to...

Federal judge's son interns for lawmaker fighting Kialegee casino (June 25, 2012)

The son of the federal judge who barred the Kialegee Tribal Town from engaging in gaming on an Indian allotment is now working for Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma), who has been fighting the casino. Ben Frizzell is a summer intern...

Dwanna Robertson: Not all tribes getting rich from Indian gaming (June 25, 2012)

"If I had a nickel for every time someone asked me about receiving money from Indian casinos, I might be relatively rich. No such luck. Non-Native people generally assume Indians are getting rich from tribal casinos, and often engage in...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino foes ready for more litigation (June 25, 2012)

With one lawsuit already on the docket, a non-Indian gaming developer is prepared for more litigation to stop the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe from building a casino in southeastern Massachusetts. H.3702, the state's gaming law, authorizes one casino for "a federally...

Editorial: Seeking a better start for Graton Rancheria casino talks (June 25, 2012)

" The obvious benefit of building a casino near an urbanized area such as Rohnert Park with quick access to a major highway is that it brings gaming closer to more potential customers. But what should be just as obvious...