Casino opponents await Supreme Court case (December 4, 2008)

Casino opponents in Massachusetts are awaiting the outcome of a U.S. Supreme Court case that they say could prevent the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe from acquiring trust land. In Carcieri v. Kempthorne, the court is being asked to block tribes that...

Mashantucket Tribe offers more employee buyouts (December 4, 2008)

After laying off 800 gaming employees, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is offering more voluntary buyouts. This time, tribal government employees are being affected. A similar buyout offer in this spring led to the reduction of about 20...

County seeks agreement for Navajo Nation casino (December 4, 2008)

A New Mexico county is trying to negotiate with the Navajo Nation to address law enforcement at the tribe's first casino, The Gallup Independent reports. The Fire Rock Casino near Gallup, New Mexico, opened two weeks ago to large crowds....

Ponca Tribe won't drop casino bid despite ruling (December 4, 2008)

The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska says it will continue to pursue a casino in Iowa even after a federal judge said the tribe promised not to engage in gaming there. The tribe acquired a 5-acre parcel in the city of...