Still no agreement on compact for Seminole Tribe (May 6, 2009)

Lawmakers in Florida have yet to reach agreement on a Class III gaming compact for the Seminole Tribe. The House doesn't support blackjack for the tribe but the Senate does. The House also opposes an expansion on non-Indian gaming. The...

BIA urged to reject off-reservation casino (May 6, 2009)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs received more than 1,000 letters in opposition to the off-reservation casino sought by the Shawnee Tribe, News 9 reports. Only six letters were sent in support of the project. But the tribe says it expects...

Mohegan Tribe calls casino smoking ban 'devastating' (May 6, 2009)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut says a ban on smoking at its casino would have "devastating" impacts. A study says the tribe will be forced to lay off as many as 4,000 people from Mohegan Sun. Revenues would drop by...

Opinion: Legislative threats to California gaming tribes (May 6, 2009)

"Federal legislation backed by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and California Senator Barbara Boxer are a dagger poised at the heart of California’s Native American tribes. Most Californians are unaware of the impact of two federal bills, one, now law,...

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