Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe updates public on casino plans (May 15, 2013)

Artist's rendering of proposed First Light Resort and Casino. Image from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe updated the public on plans for a casino in Taunton, Massachusetts. The $500 million First Light Resort and Casino will feature...

DOJ supports Bay Mills Indian Community in casino dispute (May 15, 2013)

The Obama administration is supporting the Bay Mills Indian Community in a gaming dispute with the state of Michigan. The tribe opened a casino on land that was acquired in connection with a land claim settlement. A federal court ordered...

Wisconsin seeks injunction against Ho-Chunk Nation casino (May 15, 2013)

The state of Wisconsin is once again asking a federal judge to stop the Ho-Chunk Nation from operating electronic poker games at one of the tribe's casinos. The tribe installed the games at Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison, a Class II facility...

Victor Rocha: Come to the inaugural Indian Country Online (May 15, 2013)

Victor Rocha, the owner of Pechanga.net, invites you to Indian Country Online, the first-ever conference dedicated to Internet gaming in Indian Country: Several people have asked why I created Indian Country Online: The 2013 Congress and the simple answer is...

Nottawaseppi Huron Band gaming grants go to community (May 15, 2013)

The tribe shared $187,875 with local schools and governments.

Tohono O'odham Nation casino opponents seek trial in case (May 15, 2013)

Artist's rendering of the proposed West Valley Resort. Image from Tohono O'odham Nation. Opponents of the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation are asking for a trial even though they lost a major ruling in their lawsuit against the tribe. On May...

North Fork Rancheria gaming compact due for final hearing (May 15, 2013)

A Class III gaming compact for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians gets its final hearing in the California Senate today. The compact authorizes an off-reservation casino on a 305-acre site in Madera County. It passed the Assembly earlier...

Column: Tribal policing at casinos a bad idea in Connecticut (May 15, 2013)

Columnist doesn't think the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe should take on more law enforcement responsibilities at their casinos: From the beginning, I've thought Gov. Dannel Malloy's plan to allow tribal police to take over much of...