Colorado communities welcome off-reservation gaming bids (October 29, 2012)

Leaders in two northwestern Colorado communities see off-reservation gaming as a way to boost the local economy. The Ute Tribe of Utah is considering a casino near the town of Dinosaur. Officials there participated in a feasibility study on the...

Opinion: Tribes must remain on high alert for Internet gaming (October 29, 2012)

"As we barrel toward the election, the outcome of the presidential election promises to affect federal online poker legislation, and therefore tribal online gaming. The 2012 GOP platform calls for the ban of internet poker. And the DOJ opened the...

Connecticut tribes closing their casinos due to Hurricane Sandy (October 29, 2012)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes have closed their casinos today although guests at their hotels are expected to stay put. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are among tribes in the Northeast that lie in the path...

Nooksack Tribe enters settlement with banks on casino loans (October 29, 2012)

The Nooksack Tribe of Washington has reached a settlement over $39 million in casino loans, The Bellingham Herald reports. The tribe owes the money to various banks but claimed the loan agreements weren't enforceable because they hadn't been approved by...

Travel: Tribal casinos in Oklahoma a draw for Texas gamblers (October 29, 2012)

"The plethora of Oklahoma casinos run from simple gaming operations in rural counties to luxury resort-type operations featuring top-draw concerts, golfing and horseracing. There are more than 90 casino-related destinations across Oklahoma, including a handful within driving distance from Lubbock....

Editorial: Risky bet on Mashpee Wampanoag gaming compact (October 29, 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 gambling law, or state and...