Osage Nation to open travel plaza, gaming center (August 21, 2007)

The Osage Nation of Oklahoma is opening a travel plaza and gaming center, its first in the state. The convenience store and motel is located in Skiatook. The tribe plans to add 50 gaming machines to the site, Chief Jim...

Texas cheers ruling against Kickapoo gaming (August 21, 2007)

Officials in Texas praised a federal court ruling that blocks the Kickapoo Tribe from Class III gaming without a state compact. The state has refused to negotiate a compact. The Interior Department said it would step in and allow the...

CNIGA names Acebedo as executive director (August 21, 2007)

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association has named Lee Acebedo, former chairman of the Jamul Band of Kumeyaay Indians, as its executive director. Acebedo recently lost a bid for re-election as chairman of his tribe. He is a Vietnam veteran...

La Jolla Band wants to end management contract (August 21, 2007)

The La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians is trying to get out of its management contract with Nevada Gold, a gaming compact. The tribe and Nevada Gold have been working on a small casino. But Chairman Tracy Lee Nelson told...

Florida continues negotiations with Seminole Tribe (August 21, 2007)

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (R) continues to negotiate a Class III gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe. Crist was given a 60-day deadline on June 22 to reach a deal. But the Bureau of Indian Affairs says it is...