Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe to open first casino (February 13, 2009)

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe of Washington will open its first casino in March. The 7,000 square-foot Elwha River Casino features Class II machines. The tribe spent $4 million on the facility and is putting the final touches in anticipation...

Meskwaki man sentenced for theft from casino (February 13, 2009)

A member of the Meskwaki Nation of Iowa was sentenced to 10 years for stealing $480,000 from his tribe's casino. Ryan Roberts, 42, blamed his gambling addiction on his theft from the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel. His attorney asked to...

Turtle Talk: Supreme Court petition in gaming case (February 13, 2009)

"Ah, Rule 19! Here is California’s cert petition — california-petition-for-cert Just so everyone knows, I called this YEARS ago! See my “The Comparative Rights of Indispensable Sovereigns.” :) Questions Presented (from the cert petition): In 1999, the State of California...

Man blames Miccosukee casino for loss of part of toe (February 13, 2009)

A Florida man is suing the federal government in federal court, saying he lost a part of his toe during an unlawful arrest and assault at the casino owned by the Miccosukee Tribe. Robert Henin, 89, was at Miccosukee Resort...

Debate continues on Seminole Tribe's gaming compact (February 13, 2009)

Lawmakers in Florida continued a series of hearings on a Class III gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe. On Thursday, non-Indians got their say. The horse racing industry said the compact will lead to the end of their business. "Ratify...