Tigua Tribe included in latest Texas gaming bill (April 30, 2009)

The Tigua Tribe of Texas could reopen its casino under the latest draft of a gaming bill in Texas. The tribe faced opposition after lawmakers learned Tigua women don't have the right to vote in elections. Then, criminal record of...

Appeal weighed in Graton Rancheria casino suit (April 30, 2009)

A group called Stop the Casino 101 Coalition is considering an appeal in its lawsuit against the casino sought by the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria in California. The group sued the Interior Department, citing alleged injuries from the...

Racetrack owner calls Indian gaming 'disgusting' (April 30, 2009)

The owner of a non-Indian racetrack in Alabama supports gaming -- but not for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Milton McGregor of Victoryland says the tribe receives special treatment. "What makes it even more disgusting to me than anything...

Negotiations continue for union at Pequot casino (April 30, 2009)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the United Auto Workers continue to negotiate a bargaining agreement for card dealers at Foxwoods Resort Casino. The tribe and UAW agreed to negotiate under tribal law. The deal allows either party to pursue...

Lawmakers work on compact for Seminole Tribe (April 30, 2009)

Blackjack is emerging as a key issue as lawmakers in Florida try to resolve their differences over a Class III compact with the Seminole Tribe. The House and the Senate agree the tribe should be able to operate slot machines....

Mohegan Tribe expands alcohol service training (April 30, 2009)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is expanding alcohol service training programs after casino patrons were involved in two fatal accidents. Employees of the table gaming department at Mohegan Sun are now receiving the same training as alcohol servers and valets....