BIA rejects gaming compact from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (October 15, 2012)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs on Friday rejected the Class III gaming compact submitted by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the state of Massachusetts, saying it did not comply with the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. In one of his first...

Mashantucket Tribe finalizes agreement for $2.2B casino debt (October 15, 2012)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has finalized an agreement to restructure $2.2 billion in gaming related debt. The tribe announced the deal in August. As of today, a sufficient percentage of debt holders have agreed to the refinancing....

Red Lake Nation to start construction on new casino and hotel (October 15, 2012)

The Red Lake Nation of Minnesota is breaking ground on a new casino and hotel next week. The new Seven Clans Casino Hotel and Restaurant will be located on a 163-acre site in Warroad. It will feature 600 slot machines,...

Opinion: A muzzle on Spokane Tribe off-reservation gaming bid (October 15, 2012)

"The greatest responsibility of any elected official is to carefully research, consider and facilitate debate about the most important issues affecting our community. Today, one of Spokane County’s most critical issues is the Spokane Tribe of Indian’s proposed casino/retail complex...