Sen. Dianne Feinstein introduces anti-tribal casino bill again (March 8, 2013)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) is renewing her campaign against off-reservation gaming. Feinstein introduced S.477, the Tribal Gaming Eligibility Act, on Wednesday. The text of the bill is not yet available online but it follows a version of the bill that...

Opinion: Wisconsin governor's off-reservation gaming policy (March 8, 2013)

The actual editorial isn't online but Greg Peck of The Janesville Gazette dives into the off-reservation gaming policy of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R): How do you explain the stance on new casinos that Gov. Scott Walker took last week?...

Judge hears dispute over Cowlitz Tribe's long delayed casino (March 8, 2013)

A federal judge held a hearing in a lawsuit that seeks to stop the Cowlitz Tribe from opening a casino in Washington. The tribe gained federal recognition in 2000 and submitted a land-into-trust application soon afterwards. After a lengthy review...

Eastern Cherokee leaders move cautiously on second casino (March 8, 2013)

Leaders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina are moving with caution on plans for a second casino. The tribal council tabled a resolution to authorize a $110 million Class III facility. Leaders said they wanted more...

Wilton Rancheria keeps backup site in mind for gaming facility (March 8, 2013)

The Wilton Rancheria of California has a backup site for its proposed gaming facility. The tribe presented plants this week for a casino near the city of Galt. But the tribe originally looked at a site in nearby Elk Grove....

Mashantucket Tribe delays groundbreaking for casino outlets (March 8, 2013)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is waiting for better weather to break ground on an outlet mall at its casino. The tribe planned to break ground in February. But a source told The New London Day that the...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe completes transition to a bigger casino (March 8, 2013)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York has completed the transition of its bingo hall to a new casino. The Mohawk Bingo Palace opened 25 years ago. It's now a part of the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino. The tribe spent...