Ute Tribe moving forward with off-reservation gaming project (September 10, 2012)

The Ute Tribe of Utah is moving forward with an off-reservation casino in Colorado. The tribe recently completed a feasibility study for a casino in the town of Dinosaur. The tribe will apparently start the land-into-trust process soon. “It’s in...

Yakama Nation starts work on $90M casino expansion project (September 10, 2012)

The Yakama Nation of Washington broke ground on a $90 million casino expansion project on Friday. The tribe is adding a 200-room hotel and more gaming space to the Yakama Legends Casino. There will also be a 12,000-square-foot day care...

Law Article: Santa Ysabel Band can't claim casino bankruptcy (September 10, 2012)

"In the case of In re Santa Ysabel Resort and Casino, the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California heard arguments on September 4, 2012, as to whether the alleged debtor, a tribal casino, was eligible for bankruptcy protection....

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe seeks to intervene in gaming suit (September 10, 2012)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is seeking to join a lawsuit that challenges H.3702, the Massachusetts gaming law. The law reserves a casino in southeastern Massachusetts for "a federally recognized tribe." But state officials have locked the Aquinnah out of the...

Opinion: North Fork gaming ruling addresses historic injustice (September 10, 2012)

"When the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act was passed, Congress recognized that some tribes had been so unfairly disadvantaged by historical events that there should to be a process to permit them to acquire land for economic development. The process created...

Opinion: California governor says yes to off-reservation casino (September 10, 2012)

"Bring in the showgirls! Where's the booze? More gambling! More gambling! Yes, it looks like a casino is on the way to historically poor Yuba County. It's been a long, strange journey for the casino promoters, who initially wanted to...

George Thompson: Poarch Creeks dig up ancestors for casino (September 10, 2012)

"My name is George Thompson; I have been the Oce Vpofa Mekko (Hickory Ground Chief) for 42 plus years. This is a lifetime position and it will be until the day I die. It is not our character as Muscogee...