California tribes reject state version of MICS (September 8, 2008)

The California Gambling Control Commission is prepared to enforce its version of the minimum internal control standards (MICS) on tribes even though most of them oppose the effort. The state developed the MICS after a federal appeals court invalidated the...

Prairie Band set for mediation with former partner (September 8, 2008)

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation of Kansas will enter into mediation with its former gaming partner as the result of a court ruling on Friday. The tribe says Harrah's Entertainment is violating an agreement by pursuing a commercial casino in...

Ponca Tribe faces another opponent of casino (September 8, 2008)

The city council in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is expected to pass a resolution today that opposes the casino sought by the Ponca Tribe. The resolution backs the state's lawsuit against the National Indian Gaming Commission. The state is challenging...

Sycuan Band accused of offering Class III bingo (September 8, 2008)

The California Gambling Control Commission meets this week to determine whether the Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Indians is violating the tribal-state compact by offering "one-touch" bingo machines. The tribe says the machines fall into the Class II category. But state...

Pauma Band offers casino 'games' on its website (September 8, 2008)

The California Gambling Control Commission is looking into a virtual casino being offered by the Pauma Band of Mission Indians. The tribe launched the games on the Casino Pauma website last month. Players can try their luck on slot machines,...