Opinion: Respect Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's gaming rights (May 1, 2013)

Artist's rendering of proposed First Light Resort and Casino. Image from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. Writer says Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts being trampled in gaming race: The stage is being set to roll back to the good old days —...

Pokagon Band finally comes 'home' with third gaming facility (May 1, 2013)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan opened its third gaming facility to the public on Tuesday and this one bears special significance. The 27,000 square-foot Four Winds Dowagiac is the smallest in the tribe's enterprise. But it's the...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe highlights benefits of casino business (May 1, 2013)

Gaming has boosted the economy in upstate New York, leaders of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe said. Employment on the reservation grew from 956 in 2003 to 1,616 in 2012. Wages paid to non-Indian employees alone totaled $22 million last...

Shinnecock Nation's gaming authority a target of FBI search (May 1, 2013)

The FBI conducted a search on the Shinnecock Nation of New York this morning and targeted the tribe's gaming authority, according to news reports. FBI agents were seen at the trailer that houses the gaming authority. They also reportedly went...

Tribes still in the running for casino in western Massachusetts (May 1, 2013)

Competition for a commercial casino in western Massachusetts is down to three proposals, including two from tribal enterprises. The western region initially drew four interested groups: the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut; Hard Rock International, which is owned by the Seminole...

County against Coquille Tribe's bid for off-reservation casino (May 1, 2013)

Commissioners in Jackson County, Oregon, are against the Coquille Tribe off-reservation casino. The county voted to send a letter to the Bureau of Indian Affairs in opposition to the tribe's land-into-trust application. But it's not clear whether that will carry...

Opinion: Approve North Fork off-reservation casino compact (May 1, 2013)

Writer calls on California lawmakers to approve a Class III gaming compact for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians: Enter the North Fork Tribe. In the 1960’s the tribe was terminated as a result of an act of Congress....