Miccosukee Tribe challenges IRS request for gaming documents (August 1, 2012)

The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is accusing the Internal Revenue Service of harassment in an ongoing dispute over gaming per capita payments. The IRS claims tribal members haven't paid taxes on their per caps. So the agency is seeking a...

North Dakota tribe adding riverboat to Class III gaming compact (August 1, 2012)

The Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation of North Dakota plans to offer a riverboat casino under its new Class III gaming compact. The compact expires in December. As part of the initial negotiation meeting, the tribe asked for riverboat gaming...

Santa Ysabel Band looking to expand casino after resolving debt (August 1, 2012)

The Santa Ysabel Band of Mission Indians hopes to expand its casino after resolving its debt woes. The tribe declared bankruptcy in federal court last month, citing $3 million owed to San Diego County and debts to other entities. The...

Mohegan Tribe reports 'lackluster' returns from gaming business (August 1, 2012)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut blamed the economy and increased competition for "lackluster" returns at its gaming business. The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority reported profits of $344.4 million in the last quarter. That's down from $361.4 million a year ago....

Cherokee Nation disputes United Keetoowah Band casino ruling (August 1, 2012)

As expected, the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma will fight a decision that allows the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians to keep its casino open. In a decision on Monday, the Bureau of Indian Affairs said the former reservation of...

Seneca Nation to start work on permanent $130M Buffalo casino (August 1, 2012)

The Seneca Nation will break ground on a permanent $130 million casino in downtown Buffalo, New York. The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino has been operating out of temporary building. Plans for a permanent facility were put off due to economic...

Internet poker sites to pay hundreds of millions to settle lawsuit (August 1, 2012)

Two Internet poker sites will forfeit hundreds of millions of dollars to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. PokerStars will forfeit $547 million to the federal government. The money will be...