Two tribes contribute $1.7M in gaming revenues to community (July 11, 2013)

The Barona Band of Mission Indians and the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation shared $1.7 million in gaming revenues with communities in San Diego County, California. Recipients included law enforcement agencies, social service agencies and fire departments. The Indian...

Seminole Tribe faces more scrutiny on land adjacent to casino (July 11, 2013)

Seminole Tribe expansion site adjacent to casino in Coconut Creek, Florida. A second county in Florida wants the Bureau of Indian Affairs to impose a tougher standard on a land-into-trust application submitted by the Seminole Tribe. The tribe wants 45...

Tohono O'odham Nation wants $4.2M in fees for casino lawsuit (July 11, 2013)

Artist's rendering of the proposed West Valley Resort. Image from Tohono O'odham Nation. The Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona is seeking $4.2 million in attorney's fees after winning a lawsuit against its proposed off-reservation casino. The state of Arizona, the...

BIA seeks comments on Lower Brule Sioux Tribe casino project (July 11, 2013)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is moving forward with an off-reservation casino application for the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. The tribe wants to build a $34 million casino on a 91-acre site that was taken into trust...