Tribal casinos account for 43 percent of overall gaming industry (March 11, 2013)

Tribal casinos account for 43 percent of the entire U.S. gaming industry, Business Insider reports. Based on data from a new report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, tribal gaming brought in $27 billion in 2012. That rivals the $37...

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe sees continued growth at its casino (March 11, 2013)

The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe of Washington continues to see growth at its 7 Cedars gaming facility. The casino posted double-digit percentage gains up until about 2009, right after the recession hit. But revenues have remained stable in the years since...

Coquille Tribe seeks gaming exception at recently acquired site (March 11, 2013)

The Coquille Tribe is looking to open a second gaming facility in Oregon. The tribe recently purchased a 2.42-acre property in the city of Medford. Generally, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act bars casinos on land acquired after 1988. But Section...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes Carcieri fix for casino bid (March 11, 2013)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is welcoming legislation to fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar. The court ruled that the land-into-trust process applies only to tribes that were "under federal jurisdiction" in 1934. The Mashpees...

Dave Palermo: Gaming plays role in federal recognition process (March 11, 2013)

Dave Palermo on federal recognition and Indian gaming: Considering that gambling has pretty much hijacked every aspect of federal American Indian policy, it comes as no surprise it would have a major impact on indigenous groups seeking federal recognition as...

Column: Crime follows the money in Mashantucket casino case (March 11, 2013)

Crime at the Foxwoods Resort Casino: When the controller of some restaurants and clubs at Foxwoods Resort Casino allegedly stole some $2.5 million in cash deposits, apparently some of the money casino gamblers had spent at the clubs made a...