California's gaming compacts upheld in court (January 25, 2007)

The California Court of Appeals rejected a challenge to the tribal-state gaming compact. California Commerce Casino, a non-Indian card club, sued state officials for entering into the agreement in 2004. The card club claimed the compacts violated the state constitution....

Navajo Nation Council overrides gaming veto (January 25, 2007)

The Navajo Nation Council overrode a veto of legislation that creates a new gaming enterprise. President Joe Shirley Jr. vetoed the bill because he said it conflicts with the tribe's main gaming enterprise. He also said it conflicts with the...

Off-reservation casino in Wisconsin advances (January 25, 2007)

Indianz.Com Casino StalkerTracking casino proposals across Indian Country. The Menominee Nation's proposal for an off-reservation casino in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has been approved by the Midwest regional office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The tribe is proposing to turn an...

Mashantucket Tribe defends slot machine lawsuit (January 25, 2007)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut says it has the right to sue the town of Ledyard for a tax imposed on slot machines. The tribe contends the tax is illegal without Congressional approval. But the town says it...