Radio: Michigan tribes want court to block gaming referendum (July 25, 2012)

"Opponents of a proposal to allow eight new casinos across Michigan say they will ask the state Court of Appeals to order the question off the November ballot. The Protect MI Vote coalition is made up of business groups, as...

Senate Indian Affairs Committee drafting Internet gaming bill (July 25, 2012)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is drafting an Internet gaming bill, GamblingCompliance reports. The committee is asking tribes about the bill. It could serve as a counterpoint, or a companion, to an Internet gaming bill that Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada),...

Food Critic: Options abound at Seminole Tribe casino in Tampa (July 25, 2012)

"In heels so teetery and dripping with bling so glimmery that we would have felt right at home next to Liberace's Christmas tree, we headed into Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa. Our objective at the fourth largest casino...

Vote on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Class III compact delayed (July 25, 2012)

The Massachusetts Senate again failed to vote on a Class III gaming compact for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. The latest delay wasn't explained but some lawmakers from the southeastern part of the state, where the casino would be located, have...

Sokaogon Chippewa Community fails to reach deal for a casino (July 25, 2012)

The Sokaogon Chippewa Community has failed to reach an agreement for an off-reservation casino in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The tribe faced a deadline to enter into a deal with the city and the owners of the Blue Harbor Resort. But the...

NIGA: Internet gaming a hot topic as tribal leaders meet in DC (July 25, 2012)

"Right now, the National Indian Gaming Association is hosting its 2012 summer Legislative Summit in Washington, DC. Over 260 tribal leaders will attend the two-day event at the Rasmuson Theater in the National Museum of the American Indian and at...