8th Circuit hears Fond du Lac Band gaming agreement lawsuit (November 14, 2012)

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on Tuesday in City of Duluth vs. Fond Du Lac Band of Chippewa, a gaming agreement case. The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians signed an agreement that...

New leader of Seneca Nation wants new Class III gaming deal (November 14, 2012)

The new leader of the Seneca Nation wants to negotiate a new Class III gaming compact with the state of New York. The compact expires in 2016. But the tribe has already suspended revenue sharing because the state has allowed...

Viejas Band expects to open $36M casino hotel in March 2013 (November 14, 2012)

The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians in California plans to open a $36 million casino hotel in March 2013. The 128-room hotel sits next to the Viejas Casino. Construction has created 400 jobs and the hotel itself will employ...

Soo Tribe waits to submit land-into-trust application for casino (November 14, 2012)

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is waiting on the resolution of a lawsuit before submitting a land-into-trust application for an off-reservation casino in Michigan. The tribe recently acquired land in downtown Lansing for the Lansing Kewadin...

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community debuts bingo hall (November 14, 2012)

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community of Arizona opened a new bingo hall last week. The 26,000 square-foot bingo hall in Casino Arizona offers 1,000 seats. Patrons can play with traditional paper cards or with an all digital machine. Get...