Muscogee Nation naming deal puts end to horse races at track (November 5, 2012)

The Muscogee Nation reached a naming rights deal that will put an end to live horse races at a track in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The tribe is paying $1.4 million a year for the naming rights at the Expo Square at...

Non-Indian video lotteries in South Dakota see dip in revenue (November 5, 2012)

Non-Indian video lottery revenues in South Dakota have declined every year since 2008 and they could fall even further due to increased competition from Iowa. In 2011, 1,459 non-Indian establishments with 9,128 video lottery terminals reported nearly $192 million in...

Dave Palermo: Washburn shifts stance on Class III regulation (November 5, 2012)

"[Kevin] Washburn, who in 2005 testified that the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) should be amended to give the National Indian Gaming Commission more regulatory authority over Class III, casino-style gaming on Indian lands, said he is no longer certain...

Opinion: Mashpee Wampanaog Tribe gaming bid in limbo again (November 5, 2012)

"When the U.S. Department of the Interior rejected an agreement negotiated by the state with the Mashpee Indians, nobody said it had slammed the door on chances of a resort casino in Taunton. It just sounded that way to some...

California tribes await state action on off-reservation casinos (November 5, 2012)

Two California tribes made history when their off-reservation casinos were approved by Gov. Jerry Brown (D) in September but they are still waiting for legislative approval of their Class III gaming compacts. The Enterprise Rancheria plans to build a casino...