Miccosukee Tribe sues US over probe into gaming per capitas (August 19, 2013)

The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is suing the federal government over an investigation into the taxation of gaming per capita payments. The tribes shares a portion of gaming revenues with its members. An investigation by the Internal Revenue Service determined...

Mashantucket Tribe weighs appeal in slot machine taxes case (August 19, 2013)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is weighing its next step in a dispute over slot machines at its casino. The tribe sued the town of Ledyard over taxes imposed on non-Indian vendors that lease slot machines to the...

Hard Rock faces vote on commercial casino in Massachusetts (August 19, 2013)

Hard Rock International, which is owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, faces a September 10 vote on its commercial casino in western Massachusetts. Hard Rock is proposing an $800 million casino in West Springfield. Local voters must approve...

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe to discuss off-reservation casino plan (August 19, 2013)

The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe will meet with officials in Oacoma, South Dakota, to discuss plans for 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....

Editorial: Don't bet on Catawba Nation casino in North Carolina (August 19, 2013)

Newspaper doesn't think the Catawba Nation of South Carolina will find much success in pursuing a casino in North Carolina: Business thrives by competition and the willingness of investors to take a chance. And having failed to get South...

Robert Smith: California must shut down illegal Internet cafes (August 19, 2013)

Robert Smith, the chairman of the California Tribal Business Alliance and chairman of the Pala Band of Mission Indians, calls on state to shut down non-Indian Internet cafes: According to the American Gaming Association, Internet cafes have experienced viral growth...