NIGC tells Fort Sill Apache Tribe to close casino (July 21, 2009)

The National Indian Gaming Commission has issued a notice of violation (NOV) to the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma. The NIGC says the tribe cannot engage in gaming on trust land in New Mexico. The notice tells the tribe...

Mohegan Tribe eyes table games in Pennsylvania (July 21, 2009)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut says it will be ready for table games if approved in Pennsylvania. The tribe operates slot machines at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Poker, blackjack, roulette and craps could be on the way...

Letter: White man upset for losing casino game (July 21, 2009)

"The White man entered this country, pushed the Native Americans off their land, made laws of landownership and expected the Native Americans to follow along. The Native Americans have followed these laws, slowly bought back land that was once theirs...

Racetracks in Arizona want approval for casinos (July 21, 2009)

Non-Indian racetracks in Arizona are launching a campaign to legalize commercial gaming. The tracks say "racinos" will help resolve the state's budget deficit. They also cite a threat from the off-reservation casino sought by the Tohono O’odham Nation. Class III...

Flag incident at Cherokee casino under review (July 21, 2009)

A non-Indian musician was arrested for allegedly trampling the U.S. flag during a performance at a Cherokee Nation casino last week. Marion Gooding III performed with his band, Smunty Voje, at the tribe's casino in Catoosa last Thursday. He stomped...

Oneida Nation credits success to Indian gaming (July 21, 2009)

Thanks to Indian gaming, the Oneida Nation of New York has created jobs, economic development and educational opportunities. The tribe opened its first gaming facility in 1993. Through the Turning Stone Resort Casino and other ventures, the tribe employs more...

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