Fair board to review gaming agreement with Muscogee Nation (December 3, 2012)

A gaming agreement with the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma will be reviewed but a key provision regarding horse races is expected to remain intact, The Tulsa World reported. The tribe is paying $1.4 million a year to name the Expo...

Colorado group claims to be talking to tribes about casino plan (December 3, 2012)

A group of non-Indian developers claims to be talking to tribes about a plan for an off-reservation casino. The Sleeping Giant Group wants to open a casino in the northwestern part of the state. The group needs a tribe and...

Michigan asks Supreme Court to hear Bay Mills gaming lawsuit (December 3, 2012)

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an Indian gaming lawsuit involving the Bay Mills Indian Community. The state sued the tribe for opening an casino on a recently acquired site. A federal judged...

BIA asked to help with dispute over Creek casino at sacred site (December 3, 2012)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is being asked to help resolve a dispute between the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma and the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama. The Muscogee Nation is upset over the expansion of the Wind Creek...

BIA to hold hearing on Ho-Chunk Nation off-reservation casino (December 3, 2012)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs will hold a public hearing next week on the proposed Ho-Chunk Nation off-reservation casino. The tribe wants to build a casino in Beloit, Wisconsin The land-into-trust application covers 33 acres. The hearing will be held...

BIA backs land-into-trust applications for casinos in California (December 3, 2012)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved two land-into-trust applications for two off-reservation casinos in California. The BIA agreed to place about 40 acres in trust for the Enterprise Rancheria. The site is about 32 miles from tribal headquarters. The BIA...