California panel adopts MICS over tribal objections (October 15, 2008)

The California Gambling Control Commission voted unanimously to adopt minimum internal control standards at tribal facilities. Tribes oppose the agency's regulations. They say Class III standards should be included in the tribal-state compact. The state proposed the rules after a...

NIGC asked to shut down Seminole casinos (October 15, 2008)

Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum is asking the National Indian Gaming Commission to stop the Seminole Tribe from offering Class III games. McCollum says the tribe can't offer slot machines and table games without a valid tribal-state compact. The Florida...

Man charged with theft from Yankton Sioux casino (October 15, 2008)

A former employee was charged with stealing from the casino owned by the Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. Aaron Abdo was indicted in federal court for stealing less than $1,000 from the Fort Randall Casino. He entered a plea...

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe shares revenues (October 15, 2008)

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe shared more than $300,000 in gaming revenues with schools in Forest County, Wisconsin. Four schools were awarded a total of $331,000 for kindergarten programs and computer upgrades. The tribe established its Intergovernmental Cooperative Grant Program...

Editorial: Mashantucket union talks a good idea (October 15, 2008)

"During the weekend, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and United Auto Workers union officials announced an agreement had been reached to consider beginning contract negotiations for Foxwoods casino dealers under tribal laws while the tribe’s legal challenge of union certification...

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