Judge issues injunction in electronic bingo case (June 26, 2008)

A federal judge in California put a halt to the state's campaign to remove electronic machines in bingo halls. Attorney general Jerry Brown claims the machines violate state law. But Judge John A. Mendez of the Eastern District of...

Absentee Shawnee casino to celebrate 21 years (June 26, 2008)

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is celebrating the 21st anniversary of its casino. The tribe will hold a powwow on Friday and Saturday at the Thunderbird Casino near Norman. Dancers and drummers can compete for $30,000 in prize money....

California committee rejects slot machine bill (June 26, 2008)

The California Assembly Governmental Organization Committee rejected a bill that would have allowed tribes to operate more slot machines. In 1999, 61 tribes signed compacts that allowed up to 2,000 slot machines. But a statewide cap imposed by the Gambling...

Wisconsin tribes see boost in gaming revenues (June 26, 2008)

Tribes in Wisconsin saw an increase in gaming revenues in 2007, according to the latest figures from he National Indian Gaming Commission. Eleven tribes operate 25 casinos in the state. They are part of a region that saw a...

House defeats Michigan off-reservation casino bills (June 26, 2008)

Legislation that would have allowed two Michigan tribes to open off-reservation casinos was defeated in the House on Wednesday. H.R.2176 and H.R.4115 settle land claims for the Bay Mills Indian Community and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians,...