Eastern Cherokees weigh liquor sales at casino (July 18, 2008)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is considering a request to sell liquor at the tribe's North Carolina casino. The Tribal Casino Gaming Enterprise Board says liquor at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino could boost revenues. The casino is undergoing a...

Phoenix mayor weighs slot machine at airport (July 18, 2008)

The mayor of Phoenix, Arizona, wants to partner with a tribe to install slot machines at the Sky Harbor Airport. Mayor Phil Gordon said the city is "broke." Slot machines could generate revenues, he said, though the proposal is just...

County supports Little River Band casino bid (July 18, 2008)

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians is seeing support for its off-reservation casino in Muskegon, Michigan. The board of commissioners in Muskegon County passed a resolution in support of the project. The tribe said local approval is one step...

Seminole Tribe asks court to reconsider compact (July 18, 2008)

The Seminole Tribe has asked the Florida Supreme Court to rehear a lawsuit over the tribal-state Class III gaming compact. In a July 3 decision, the court invalidated the compact. The justices said Gov. Charlie Crist (R) overstepped his authority...

BIA rule restricts off-reservation gaming (July 18, 2008)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has published a regulation that makes it harder to acquire land for off-reservation casinos. The rule implements Section 20 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. The section bars casinos on land acquired after 1988 unless...

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