Couple accused of theft at Mashantucket Tribe casino venues (October 11, 2012)

A Connecticut couple was arrested and charged in connection with the theft of $2.5 million from nightlife venues at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. Lynn A. Scheufler was the controller for the Big Night Entertainment Group,...

Chumash Tribe set for big hearing on liquor license next week (October 11, 2012)

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians will go before the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control next week for a four-day hearing on its liquor license. The tribe is seeking to expand the sale of liquor at the Chumash...

BIA urged to deny Pokagon Band casino application in Indiana (October 11, 2012)

A state lawmaker says the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians should not be able to open a casino in Indiana. Rep. Scott Pelath (D), the assistant House Democratic leader, said Indiana's gaming market is already saturated. He's asking the Bureau...

Mohegan Tribe stands behind casino project in Massachusetts (October 11, 2012)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut reaffirmed its plan to bid for a commercial casino in Massachusetts. The tribe hasn't submitted a $400,000 fee to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. The deadline is January 15, 2013. "We know what the deadlines are,...

Editorial: Expansion of non-Indian gaming bad bet for Oregon (October 11, 2012)

"Backers of what would be the first privately owned, non-tribal casino in the state are back on the ballot, two years after their first attempt to site a private casino went down in flames. The proposed casino and entertainment complex...

Editorial: Tribal casino market already saturated in Wisconsin (October 11, 2012)

"It's not what Beloit, Shullsburg, Kenosha and Sheboygan want to hear in their quests for casinos. But it should give those communities — and the governor, who has the final say — pause. A university study just suggested our state...

Editorial: Tule River Tribe investing gaming revenues in future (October 11, 2012)

"While some tribes have simply written their members a check from their casino profits, the Tule River Reservation has been wisely reinvesting its profits and much of that reinvestment involves the youth of the reservation. As detailed in a two-part...