Oklahoma tribes weigh casino immunity ruling (February 8, 2008)

Tribes in Oklahoma are reacting to a state Supreme Court ruling that affects their sovereign immunity. In a 7-2 ruling, the court said the Absentee Shawnee Tribe could be held liable for serving too much alcohol to a customer. The...

Nebraska commission backs Ponca Tribe's casino (February 8, 2008)

The Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs has passed a resolution in support of the Ponca Tribe's gaming rights. The tribe wants to build a casino in Carter Lake, Iowa. The land qualifies for gaming, according to the National Indian Gaming...

Little River Band interested in off-reservation casino (February 8, 2008)

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians is entering the off-reservation casino game in Muskegon, Michigan. The tribe plans to make a presentation to the city commission on Monday. Ogema Larry Romanelli says the tribe is interested in a casino...

Off-reservation gaming divides Democrats (February 8, 2008)

INDIANZ.COM LISTENING LOUNGE House Natural Resources Committee hearing on H.R. 2176 and H.R. 4115. February 6, 2008. • Opening Statements • John D. Dingell | Bart Stupak | Don Young | Carolyn C. Kilpatrick | Mike Rogers | Candice S....

Editorial: Governor tells two stories on casinos (February 8, 2008)

"Gov. Deval Patrick's latest casino move tells two stories. The first is the obvious: He wants the Bureau of Indian Affairs to reject the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe's land-into-trust application, or at least delay approval, so the tribe opts to...

California tribes rush to install slot machines (February 8, 2008)

Fresh off their big win on Super Tuesday, four California tribes are already installing new slot machines at their casinos. Voters approved compacts for the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, the Pechanga...