BIA considers another land-into-trust shift in gaming cases (February 25, 2013)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is considering another policy change in light of gaming litigation, according to Indian Country Today. Regulations require the BIA to publish notice of a land-into-trust acquisition in the Federal Register and in other public venues....

Mashpee Wampanaog Tribe to offset losses to charity bingo (February 25, 2013)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has agreed to offset losses to charity bingo operations in Taunton, Massachusetts. Charities will still be able to offer bingo games in Taunton. But the tribe agreed to cover any losses, plus pay another 5 percent,...

Mayor supports non-Indian casino in Seneca Nation territory (February 25, 2013)

The mayor of Niagara Falls, New York, supports a non-Indian casino in hopes of counteracting the loss of gaming revenues from the Seneca Nation. The tribe operates an off-reservation casino in the city. A dispute with the state over the...

Enterprise Rancheria cites economic loss in casino litigation (February 25, 2013)

The Enterprise Rancheria of California says litigation against its casino has a financial impact to the tribe and the surrounding community. The tribe has gained federal and state approval for an off-reservation casino in Yuba County. But litigation is costing...

Miami Nation expects spring opening for new gaming facility (February 25, 2013)

The Miami Nation of Oklahoma plans to open its new casino in late March or early April. The tribe broke ground on the Prairie Sun Casino last March. The 11,000 square-foot facility will feature 250 electronic games. The tribe is...