Nelson Westrin announces departure from NIGC (November 18, 2005)

Nelson Westrin, the vice chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission, will be stepping down at the end of his term in December. Westrin was appointed to his position by Interior Secretary Gale Norton in December 2002. Under the...

Choctaw Nation says games not luring customers (November 18, 2005)

The Choctaw Nation reported less than expected revenues at its racetrack/casino, saying customers don't like the electronic games in play. The Blue Ribbon Downs grossed $200,052 in its first 15 days of operation, The Oklahoman reported. This translates to $53...

10th Circuit hears Wyandotte Nation gaming case (November 18, 2005)

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on Thursday in the Wyandotte Nation's gaming case. The tribe is based in Oklahoma but has trust land in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The tribe opened a Class II facility on...