New York governor proposes bill for three commercial casinos (June 6, 2013)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) introduced legislation to authorize three commercial casinos in the state. The bill opens Seneca Nation territory to non-Indian development. The Class III gaming compact guarantees exclusivity but the tribe is withholding about $600 million...

Gun Lake Tribe shares $8.4M in casino funds with community (June 6, 2013)

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, is sharing $8.4 million in gaming revenues in Michigan. Under its Class III gaming compact, the tribe shares between 8 percent and 12 percent of electronic gaming...

2nd Circuit won't let gambling addict sue Mashantucket Tribe (June 6, 2013)

A gambling addict can't sue the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut due to sovereign immunity, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals said on Tuesday. Bruce Tassone said he lost nearly $3 million while gambling at the Foxwoods Resort Casino...

Readers believe Dry Creek Rancheria will pursue casino at site (June 6, 2013)

A majority of people who participated in an online poll believe the Dry Creek Rancheria of California will pursue a second casino. The tribe hasn't revealed its plans for the 277-acre site. But nearly 58 percent of respondents in the...

Seneca Nation secures final plot for $200M permanent casino (June 6, 2013)

The Seneca Nation has acquired the final parcel of land for its $200 million permanent off-reservation casino in Buffalo, New York. The tribe has been operating the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in a temporary building since 2007. Litigation and economic...

Buena Vista Rancheria pulls $220M bond offer for casino plan (June 6, 2013)

The Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California has withdrawn a $220 million bond offering. The bonds were to be used to finance construction of the tribe's long-planned casino. Two rating agencies had viewed the bonds unfavorably. The tribe...

City sets aside $130K to fight Coquille Tribe's gaming project (June 6, 2013)

The city council in Medford, Oregon, set aside a little more than $132,000 to fight an off-reservation casino proposed by the Coquille Tribe. The money will be used for legal counsel. The city has already spent $25,000 on the matter...