Chickasaw Nation in court over failed non-Indian gaming deal (February 7, 2013)

The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma is in court over a failed deal to buy two non-Indian casinos. Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, planned to buy DiamondJacks casinos in Bossier City, Louisiana, and Vicksburg, Mississippi, for $125 million. But the...

Mohegan Tribe in partnership for second Pennsylvania casino (February 7, 2013)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is seeking to open a second commercial casino in Pennsylvania. The tribe signed a partnership to build a casino in Philadelphia. The license for the site was previously held by a group that included the...

Seneca Nation asks for off-reservation casino in dispute talks (February 7, 2013)

The Seneca Nation is asking the state of New York to approve another off-reservation casino, The Buffalo News reports. The tribe operates off-reservation casinos in Buffalo and in Niagara Falls. The third would be located in in Rochester, the paper...

Twenty-Nine Palms Band seeks to shield tortoise from casino (February 7, 2013)

The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians in California is paying close attention to the desert tortoise as it moves forward with a new casino. The Tortoise Rock Casino will be located on a 32-acre site of tribal land. The...

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe faces off-reservation gaming protest (February 7, 2013)

The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota wants to spend $34 million on an off-reservation casino but some members are objecting to the idea. The Lower Brule Land Owners and Tribal Members Association held a protest as the...

Washington governor to decide on Spokane Tribe's casino bid (February 7, 2013)

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) promised a “clean, academic, dispassionate review” of the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino. The tribe is seeking the casino under the two-part determination provisions of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. That means Inslee will be able...