ICT: Shame on tribes who lobby against other tribes (May 12, 2006)

"The shame of anti-Indian lobbying - by Indians. It sure is hard to have much respect for tribes that actually lobby to hurt other tribes' financial opportunities. In the Abramoff affair, among the sins of the tribes involved, the most...

Pascua Yaqui casino employee indicted for theft (May 12, 2006)

A casino employee of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona has been indicted on charges of theft. The employee is accused of using fraudulent gaming tickets to steal money from the Casino del Sol and Casino of the Sun. The...

Ohio city weighs deal with Eastern Shawnee Tribe (May 12, 2006)

Officials in Lima, Ohio, are working out a casino deal with the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma. The tribe asked the city for a memorandum of understanding to cover various aspects of the casino development and operation. Mayor David Berger...

NIGC publishes latest final revisions to MICS (May 12, 2006)

The National Indian Gaming Commission published final revisions to the Minimum Internal Control Standards in the Federal Register on Thursday. The MICS cover nearly every aspect of the day-to-day regulation of Class III gaming. Tribes are required to meet or...

House Resources Committee holds hearing on MICS (May 12, 2006)

The House Resources Committee held a hearing on Wednesday on the National Indian Gaming Commission's Minimum Internal Control Standards (MICS). The committee heard from the NIGC and Indian gaming representatives. The two sides are at odds over NIGC's authority to...