Cachil Dehe Band files suit to halt Enterprise Rancheria casino (December 17, 2012)

The Cachil Dehe Band of Wintun Indians, also known as the Colusa Indian Community, filed a lawsuit in federal court on Friday in hopes of stopping the Enterprise Rancheria from opening an off-reservation casino. The Cachil Dehe Band believes the...

NIGA expects to continue debate on Internet gaming in 2013 (December 17, 2012)

Efforts to legalize Internet gambling appear to be dead for the year, giving tribes more time to discuss the issue on Capitol Hill. Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada), the Senate majority leader, was crafting a bill in hopes of passage during...

Wisconsin governor discusses off-reservation gaming criteria (December 17, 2012)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) explained his criteria for approving off-reservation gaming projects. He said the local community must support the project and that there must be "consensus" among the 11 tribes in the state. He also said a new...

Shingle Springs Rancheria resolves dispute over casino water (December 17, 2012)

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians of California has resolved a dispute over water service to its casino. The tribe was annexed to the El Dorado Irrigation District in 1988. But when the Red Hawk Casino opened in 2008,...

Ex-aide to Massachusetts governor joins firm's gaming group (December 17, 2012)

A former aide to Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) who worked on gaming issues is representing a client that wants to open a commercial casino, The Cape Cod Times reports. E. Abim Thomas served as deputy chief legal counsel for...

Editorial: More study needed for Muscogee Nation-track deal (December 17, 2012)

"The latest actions of the Tulsa County fair board don't exactly inspire confidence - that is, if you can even understand what's going on. It's getting to the point we need a program to keep the players and the proposals...