Gov. Schwarzenegger jumps into compact fight (November 21, 2007)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) filed a brief in a case that seeks to halt a February 2008 vote on four Class III gaming compacts. The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians sued to block the referendum. The tribe...

Keetoowah man elected vice president of OIGA (November 21, 2007)

Joe Bunch, a member of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, has been elected vice president of the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association. Bunch is the chairman of the tribe's gaming commission and has been assistant operations manager for...

Vote sought on Graton Rancheria casino (November 21, 2007)

Voters in Sonoma County, California, could head to the polls in 2008 for an advisory referendum on the proposed Graton Rancheria casino. The tribe wants to build a $450 million resort in Rohnert Park. The project is still in the...

Tribes seek commercial casino in Massachusetts (November 21, 2007)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts and the Seneca Nation of New York made the rounds to two newspaper editorial boards on Tuesday. The tribes have formed a partnership to pursue a commercial casino in Massachusetts. Gov. Deval Patrick...

Racetrack won't cooperate with Shawnee Tribe (November 21, 2007)

A racetrack in Oklahoma City says it doesn't see a future doing business with the Shawnee Tribe. The Remington Park Racing Casino says it would lose revenues if the tribe opened a nearby casino. But the tribe says it...

Racetracks worried about Seminole compact (November 21, 2007)

Racetrack operators in Florida say they will lose money once the Seminole Tribe starts offering Class III games. The tracks say the tribe's compact is unfair. They pay a 50 percent tax to the state. The state can't tax the...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe shares gaming revenues (November 21, 2007)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan distributed more than $3.7 million in gaming revenues to local schools and governments. The tribe's 1993 compact requires 2 percent of its net profits from electronic gaming at the Soaring Eagle Casino and...

Union accuses Mashantucket casino of harassment (November 21, 2007)

The United Auto Workers union says managers at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut are harassing Asian dealers. The union wants to organize about 3,000 dealers at the Foxwoods Resort Casino. An election is set...