Press Release: Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority to speak at JP Morgan conference (February 22, 2013)

"Mario C. Kontomerkos, Chief Financial Officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, will present on behalf of the Authority at the J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference on Monday, February 25, 2013, at the...

Seneca Nation casino talks expected to wrap up by mid-year (February 22, 2013)

Compact arbitration talks between the Seneca Nation and the state of New York are expected to wrap up by mid-year, according to a local official. Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster isn't participating in the talks. But he said he's been...

Eastern Cherokees look at a new location for Class II facility (February 22, 2013)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is looking at a new location for a Class II facility. The tribe would pay $1.9 million to acquire land owned by a tribal member. Plans calls for a temporary facility, with a permanent...

Massachusetts Gaming Commission to consider tribal option (February 22, 2013)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains confident of its casino plans even as gaming regulators consider another option for southeastern Massachusetts. H.3702, the state's gaming law, authorizes three casinos in three regions. Region C is supposed to be for "a federally...

Opinion: Why Alabama is fighting Poarch Creeks over casinos (February 22, 2013)

"I am often asked about the legality of Indian gambling. Indian gambling represents a special challenge because state police cannot seize machines on Indian land. Instead, certain important aspects of Indian gambling are regulated by a federal agency called the...

BIA asked to delay Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino bid (February 22, 2013)

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Washington) is asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to delay a decision on the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino. The BIA issued the final environmental impact statement for the West Plains Mixed-Use Development on February 1. The...

Members of Yurok Tribe endorse plan for casino development (February 22, 2013)

It looks like the Yurok Tribe of California will be getting into the Indian gaming business. The results aren't certified but tribal members voted in favor of using $9.6 million to finance a casino. Construction will likely start in late...