Judge backs legality of Seneca Nation off-reservation casino (May 13, 2013)

A federal judge has affirmed the legality of the Seneca Nation off-reservation casino in downtown Buffalo, New York. The tribe acquired the site of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in connection with the Seneca Nation Settlement Act of 1990. The...

Letter: Casino won't help Spokane Tribe with unemployment (May 13, 2013)

Letter writer questions need for Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino: A recent article in The Spokesman-Review claimed this casino is needed to combat the 50 percent unemployment on the reservation. Currently, all tribal casinos have a Native American-friendly hiring practice, that...

Editorial: A risky bet on more non-Indian gaming in New York (May 13, 2013)

Newspaper says an expansion of non-Indian gaming in New York doesn't look too good right now: Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo doesn’t like the odds shaping up on passage of a referendum legalizing non-Indian casinos in the state. So he and...

Non-Indian developer still plans casino bid in Massachusetts (May 13, 2013)

Artist's rendering of proposed First Light Resort and Casino. Image from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. K.G. Urban Enterprises, a non-Indian developer, is still planning to bid on a casino in southeastern Massachusetts, The Boston Globe reports. The firm sued the state...

Oregon governor acknowledges no role over Class II gaming (May 13, 2013)

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) opposes an off-reservation casino for the Coquille Tribe even as he acknowledges the state has no role in Class II gaming. Kitzhaber claims the tribe is limited to one casino under its Class III gaming...

Tribes: Bill protects 'promise' to voters on casinos in Arizona (May 13, 2013)

Artist's rendering of the proposed West Valley Resort. Image from Tohono O'odham Nation. Leaders of six tribes support H.R.1410, a bill that would prevent the Tohono O'odham Nation from opening an off-reservation casino in Arizona: New federal legislation introduced by...