Mohegan Tribe to launch free Internet poker games next year (October 16, 2012)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut will offer free Internet poker games, starting next year. The tribe is partnering with Bally Technologies to offer the games. The system will rely on Bally's iGaming platform. “Our goal is always to provide our...

Miccosukee Tribe loses decision in casino per capita tax case (October 16, 2012)

The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida can't assert sovereign immunity over records related to gaming per capita payments, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Monday. The Internal Revenue Service is investigating the tribe to determine whether its members paid...

Connecticut tribes see another drop in slot machine revenues (October 16, 2012)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes saw another drop in sot machine revenues for the month of September 2012. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation reported a 13 percent drop in slot machine win, when compared to September 2011. The Mohegan Tribe...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe back to the table on gaming deal (October 16, 2012)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the state of Massachusetts plan to negotiate a new Class III gaming compact but Gov. Deval Patrick (D) is already worried about opposition from state lawmakers. The main issue appears to be revenue sharing. The...

Editorial: Risky bet on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino deal (October 16, 2012)

"Based upon the number of significant concerns the federal government had with the compact between the commonwealth and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, it looks like either no one in Massachusetts did their homework on Indian gaming law, or state and...