United Keetoowah Band optimistic for trust status at casino (August 2, 2013)

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians remains confident that its casino site in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, will be placed in trust. The land-into-trust application the Keetoowah Cherokee Casino is being litigated by the Cherokee Nation. The UKBs, however, aren't worried....

Seneca Nation shares $349M in gaming revenues with state (August 2, 2013)

The Seneca Nation shared $349 million in gaming revenues with the state of New York, with three communities receiving big checks in long-awaited funds. The tribe withheld more than $550 million as part of a dispute over exclusivity provisions in...

California governor won't delay off-reservation gaming pact (August 2, 2013)

Rendering of the proposed Enterprise Rancheria casino. Photo Enterprise Rancheria. California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) won't delay an off-reservation Class III gaming compact for the Enterprise Rancheria, a spokesperson said. Brown negotiated the compact and agreed to the casino under...

Press Release: Moody's rating on Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority notes (August 2, 2013)

Moody's ratings on the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority: Moody's Investors Service today assigned a Caa1 rating to Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority's ("MTGA") proposed $425 million senior unsecured notes due 2021. MTGA's existing ratings were affirmed, including the company's Caa1 Corporate...

Judge axes lawsuit against Graton Rancheria casino compact (August 2, 2013)

Artist's rendering of the Graton Resort and Casino. Image from Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria. A judge in California dismissed a lawsuit aimed at stopping the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria from opening a casino. The tribe was not a...

A leader of Apache Tribe promises reopening for two casinos (August 2, 2013)

The Apache Tribe of Oklahoma will reopen its two gaming facilities "soon," a leader told News9. Phillip Wetselline claims to be in charge of the tribe. He says the the Silver Buffalo Casino and the Golden Eagle Casino have only...