State sues Pequot tribe over slot machine coupons (December 14, 2006)

The state of Connecticut filed suit against the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, charging that a slot machine promotion violates the tribal-state compact. Attorney General Richard Blumenthal claims the tribe has to share 25 percent of revenues from the coupons. He...

Jackson Rancheria casino proceeds help hospital (December 14, 2006)

The Jackson Rancheria of California donated $1 million in gaming revenues to help Sutter Amador Hospital expand its facility. Tribal leaders presented the check at a ceremony on December 7. "We know the kind of quality healthcare that Sutter...

BIA moves forward with Ione Band casino proposal (December 14, 2006)

$stalker The Bureau of Indian Affairs is proposing to acquire 228 acres in trust for the Ione Band of Miwok Indians in northern California. The tribe intends to use the land for a casino. The BIA is asking local officials...