Ruling keeps UKB casino open pending NIGC action (January 31, 2006)

A copy of the judge's order and ruling in UKB v. Oklahoma can be found at http://www.indianz.com/docs/court/ukb012605.pdf. A federal judge has ordered state and federal officials to stay away from the United Keetoowah Band's casino in Oklahoma pending further action...

Witness list for hearing on off-reservation gaming (January 31, 2006)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is holding an oversight hearing tomorrow on "Off-Reservation Gaming: The Process for Considering Gaming Applications." Here is the witness list [Link]: Panel I MR. GEORGE SKIBINE, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Policy and Economic Development for...

Oklahoma tribes turn Miami into gaming destination (January 31, 2006)

Oklahoma's tribes are turning Miami into a gaming destination, attracting tourists to the region while generating jobs and revenue. The Miami area is home to at least eight tribal casinos. They employ more than 1,000 people, The Joplin Globe reported....