Woman deported after winning jackpot at Pascua Yaqui casino (January 4, 2013)

A woman who won $1,200 at the casino owned by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona was deported after authorities found out she was in the U.S. illegally, The Arizona Republic reports. Mirna Valenzuela hit the jackpot at the Casino...

Supreme Court considers petition in Bay Mills gaming litigation (January 4, 2013)

The U.S. Supreme Court is taking up a petition in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, a gaming case. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette sued the Bay Mills Indian Community for opening an casino on a recently acquired site. A...

Five North Dakota tribes reach longer Class III gaming compacts (January 4, 2013)

All five tribes in North Dakota signed new Class III gaming compacts with Gov. Jack Dalrymple (R) on Thursday. The deals run for 10 years with an option to renew for another 10 years. Two additional tribes will also be...

Seneca-Cayuga Tribe resurrects plans for off-reservation casino (January 4, 2013)

The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma is once again pursuing an off-reservation casino in New York, The Auburn Citizen reports. The tribe submitted a land-into-trust application for a 229-acre site in Cayuga County. The Bureau of Indian Affairs is in the...