Seneca Nation standing alone in gaming compact dispute (May 23, 2013)

The Seneca Nation is standing alone in its Class III gaming compact dispute with the state of New York. The tribe has withheld an estimated $600 million in gaming revenues from the state due to a dispute over exclusivity provisions...

California tribes send $1.7M in casino funds to community (May 23, 2013)

The Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee in San Diego County, California, distributed $1.7 million in grants. As part of the Class III gaming compact, the Barona Band of Mission Indians and the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation contribute...

Tohono O'odham Nation calls for end to gaming litigation (May 23, 2013)

Artist's rendering of the proposed West Valley Resort. Image from Tohono O'odham Nation. The Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona says further arguments aren't needed in a lawsuit that challenges the tribe's proposed off-reservation casino. On May 7, Judge David Campbell...

Graton Rancheria starts training potential casino workers (May 23, 2013)

Artist's rendering of the Graton Resort and Casino. Image from Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria. The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria in California has started training potential card dealers for its casino. Some 700 people have signed up for classes,...

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe submits off-reservation casino bid (May 23, 2013)

The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is asking the Obama administration to approve an off-reservation casino. The tribe wants to build a $34 million casino on a 91-acre site that was taken into trust in 2011. The site...