Navajo Nation expects to open $175M Arizona casino in May 2013 (July 5, 2012)

The Navajo Nation expects to open a $175 million casino near Flagstaff, Arizona, in May 2013. The Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort will feature nearly 1,100 slot machines, blackjack and poker tables, 200 hotel rooms, a gift shop, a food...

Judge wants brief on Wyandotte Nation casino and Patchak ruling (July 5, 2012)

A federal judge wants to know whether the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Salazar v. Patchak affects the proposed Wyandotte Nation casino in Kansas. The tribe sued the Bureau of Indian Affairs for failing to approve a land-into-trust application for...

Santa Ysabel Band seeks federal bankruptcy protection at casino (July 5, 2012)

The Santa Ysabel Band of Mission Indians is seeking federal bankruptcy protection for its troubled casino. The tribe owes money to 50 creditors, Fox 5 News reported, including $3 million to San Diego County and $100,000 to the California Gambling...

Opinion: Supreme Court decision and its impact on Indian gaming (July 5, 2012)

"By this time, everyone with an interest in gaming, is aware of last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision rendered in the case of Match-EBe- Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians v. Patchak. The Tribe is commonly known as the "Gun Lake...

Opinion: Patchak decision affects Twentynine Palms Band casino (July 5, 2012)

"While all eyes were on the U.S. Supreme Court as it deliberated over the Affordable Care Act, the nation's highest court handed down an unrelated decision that may well have significant impact on one of the California Desert's most popular...