St. Croix Band to testify at House hearing (February 22, 2008)

Hazel Hindsley, the chair of the St. Croix Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, will testify at the House Natural Resources Committee hearing next week. Hindsley's tribe is pursuing an off-reservation casino in Beloit, Wisconsin. It faces potential rejected due...

Judge asked to dismiss Mohegan casino suit (February 22, 2008)

A judge in Massachusetts is being asked to dismiss a personal injury lawsuit involving the Mohegan Tribe's casino in Connecticut. Last September, the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled that Sheila I. Buzulis could not sue the tribe over injuries she...

Mashantucket Tribe joins Bahamas project (February 22, 2008)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut announced a partnership to redevelop a resort in the Bahamas. Foxwoods Development Co., a tribal corporation, signed an agreement with Harcourt Developments, an Irish company. The tribe will provide consultation to Harcourt on...

Union won't drop Saginaw Chippewa effort (February 22, 2008)

A labor union says it will move forward with efforts to organize security guards at the casino owned by the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan. The International Union Security Police & Fire Professionals of America filed for an election...

Oklahoma tribes worried about Class II rules (February 22, 2008)

Oklahoma tribes continued to discuss the impact of proposed National Indian Gaming Commission regulations. The rules would tighten the definition of Class II games like bingo. Some machines would end up being classified as Class III machines. That means...