indianz.com your internet resource indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on Google+
ph: 202 630 8439   fax: 202 318 2182
Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > Indian Gaming > Compacts

New York governor says casino plan won't violate compacts (01/11)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D said his plan for three casinos won't violate existing Class III gaming compacts. In his State of the State address, Cuomo called for three casinos in upstate New York....

New York governor calls for expansion of non-Indian gaming (01/10)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) called for an expansion of non-Indian gaming in his State of the State address on Wednesday. Cuomo said gaming can stimulate the economy in upstate New York. He plans...

Five North Dakota tribes reach longer Class III gaming compacts (01/04)

All five tribes in North Dakota signed new Class III gaming compacts with Gov. Jack Dalrymple (R) on Thursday. The deals run for 10 years with an option to renew for another 10 years. Two...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces new deadline for casino plan (01/02)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts has three months to make progress on its casino plan. The tribe negotiated a Class III gaming compact last year but the Bureau of Indian Affairs rejected it due...

Ramona Band negotiating a Class III compact for first casino (12/19)

The Ramona Band of Cahuilla Indians is negotiating a Class III gaming compact with California Gov. Jerry Brown (D), Banning Beaumont Patch reports. The tribe is based on a 560-acre reservation in Riverside County. The...

Report cites impacts of withheld Seneca Nation gaming funds (12/11)

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli released a report on Monday that said two cities face financial problems due to withheld Seneca Nation gaming revenues. Niagara Falls has lost out on $60 million and...

Board reaffirms deal to end horse races, saving tribes millions (12/07)

The Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority in Oklahoma approved a naming rights agreement with the Muscogee Nation, a deal that will end up saving tribes millions of dollars. The agreement requires the Fair Meadows Racetrack...

State calls Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino the 'first option' (12/06)

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) says the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe should be the "first option" for a casino in the southeastern region of the state. H.3702 authorizes three casinos in different regions of the state....

Judge backs Ho-Chunk Nation in electronic poker game dispute (12/06)

A federal judge said an arbitrator went too far in ordering the Ho-Chunk Nation to stop offering electronic poker games. The arbitrator said the tribe violated state and federal law by offering the games. But...

Muscogee Nation saves millions in deal that ends horse racing (12/05)

The Muscogee Nation will save millions of dollars under a naming rights deal that ends horse races at a track in Oklahoma. Under the Class III gaming compact, the tribe has contributed to purses at...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe asserts exclusive rights for casino (12/05)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is asserting exclusive rights to a casino in southeastern Massachusetts amid threats of competition. H.3702, the state's gaming law, authorizes three casinos in different regions. Region C is supposed to be...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe shares over $2.2M in gaming revenue (11/30)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan shared nearly $2.3 million in gaming revenues with the local community. Under its Class III gaming compact, the tribe shares 2 percent of net win with local governments twice...

Opinion: A look into the Seneca Nation casino compact dispute (11/29)

"To fully understand the casino, we need to separate exclusivity payments to the state of New York from the distrubution of these funds to the city. In laymen terms, the state has a contract with...

Gun Lake Tribe makes largest revenue sharing payout to date (11/28)

The gaming business paying off well for the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, and communities in Michigan. After years of litigation, the tribe opened the Gun Lake Casino...

WLRN: Gaming debate in Florida might be put off another year (11/27)

"The proposal to build mega-casinos in South Florida never made it to a final vote in the last session of the Florida Legislature. Now it looks like the issue may not be coming up again...

Gun Lake Tribe shares over $8.6M in casino revenue with state (11/27)

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, is sharing more than $8.6 million in gaming revenues with the state of Michigan and local communities. Some $7.0 million is going...

Florida lawmakers create committee to study gaming in state (11/20)

Lawmakers in Florida are voting today to create a committee that will undertake a two-year comprehensive study of gaming in the state. State law authorizes slot machines, certain card games and horse racing. And the...

Eastern Cherokee casino is largest employer in region of state (11/20)

Thanks to its casino, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is the largest employer in western North Carolina, WSAV-TV reports. Harrah's Cherokee Casino employs 2,300 people. Some 700 jobs were added when the tribe signed...

New Mexico asks tribes for share of 'free play' at their casinos (11/20)

The state of New Mexico wants a cut of “free play” or “bonus point” bets at tribal casinos, The Albuquerque Journal reports. Under the Class III gaming compact, tribes share a percentage of revenues with...

Lawmakers eye deadline on Mashpee Wampanoag casino bid (11/20)

Some Massachusetts lawmakers plan to submit legislation to impose a deadline on the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino. The tribe met a July 31 deadline to negotiate a Class III gaming compact. But the deal was...

Popular Stories
Archive
2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004


Home | Arts & Entertainment | Business | Canada | Cobell Lawsuit | Education | Environment | Federal Recognition | Federal Register | Forum | Health | Humor | Indian Gaming | Indian Trust | Jack Abramoff Scandal | Jobs & Notices | Law | National | News | Opinion | Politics | Sports | Technology | World

Indianz.Com Terms of Service | Indianz.Com Privacy Policy
About Indianz.Com | Advertise on Indianz.Com

Indianz.Com is a product of Noble Savage Media, LLC and Ho-Chunk, Inc.