Analysis: Tigua Tribe's gaming bill on 'life support' (April 16, 2009)

"Events late last week have left the Tigua’s hope of reopening Speaking Rock Casino any time soon hanging by a thread. On Friday, the El Paso Times quoted state Rep. Norma Chavez, D-El Paso, saying that the tribe’s efforts...

Seminole Tribe in quiet negotiations with governor (April 16, 2009)

The Seminole Tribe has been "quietly" negotiating a new Class III gaming compact with Gov. Charlie Crist (R), The Palm Beach Post reports. The tribe would reportedly pay more up front to the state in order to continue offering slot...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe confident of Carcieri fix (April 16, 2009)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts says Congress is on its way to fixing the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar. The decision limits the land-into-trust process to tribes that were "under federal jurisdiction" in 1934. Casino opponents...

Connecticut tribes report slot machine revenues (April 16, 2009)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes reported slot machine revenues for the month of March. Slot revenues rose at Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods, owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. The casinos brought in $61.6 million, up...