Little River Band won't accept NLRB jurisdiction over casino (March 22, 2013)

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians is vowing to fight the National Labor Relations Board over a union dispute at its casino. In a decision issued on Monday, the NLRB asserted jurisdiction over the Little River Casino Resort even...

Ex-employee at Santa Ana Pueblo casino admits guilt in theft (March 22, 2013)

A New Mexico man pleaded guilty to stealing from the casino owned by Santa Ana Pueblo. John Hoffman, 42, worked in the marketing department at Santa Ana Casino. He admitted that he accessed “Player’s Club” cards, added money to them...

Wilton Rancheria working with Boyd Gaming on casino project (March 22, 2013)

The Wilton Rancheria of California has partnered with Boyd Gaming on its casino project. According to a Form 10-Q filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company purchased a development agreement with the tribe for $24.5 million. Boyd is...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe defends casino despite hurdles (March 22, 2013)

Rendering of proposed First Light Resort and Casino. Image from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe defended its casino plan at a public meeting before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday. The tribe has filed a land-into-trust application...

California governor signs Class III compact with Wiyot Tribe (March 22, 2013)

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a Class III gaming compact with the Wiyot Tribe on Thursday. The tribe agreed not to open a casino on its reservation. So the compact calls for the tribe to receive 3.5 percent of...

California city may be forced to return $215K in gaming funds (March 22, 2013)

The city of Porterville, California, may be forced to return $215,000 in gaming funds. The Tule River Tribe shares gaming revenues with the state. The Tulare County Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee determines how to distribute the funds, with...