Yakama Nation faces fines over casino payouts (September 7, 2009)

The Yakama Nation of Washington has been issued a notice of violation (NOV) by the National Indian Gaming Commission. In December 2008, the tribe distributed more than $20 million in casino revenues to its members. The one-time payment of $2,000...

Oneida Nation liquor deal seen as very lucrative (September 7, 2009)

A non-Indian business in New York is expected to make more than $1 million a year by providing alcohol at the Oneida Nation casino. The tribe entered into a contract with The Beeches to serve liquor at Turning Stone Resort...

Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake reach compact (September 7, 2009)

The Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake signed a Class III gaming compact with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R). The deal requires the tribe to share 15 percent of net revenues with the state. It also requires the tribe to meet...

Editorial: Deck stacked against Florida on gaming (September 7, 2009)

"The deck is stacked against Florida in its efforts to get a fair deal from Seminole Indian casinos. Yet that's no reason for the Legislature to fold and blindly accept a proposed pact with the tribe. Federal law allows...

Editorial: Mashantucket Tribe a victim of success (September 7, 2009)

"The next chapter of the rags-to-riches story of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe - the precipitous fall from near the top of the gaming world's pinnacle - won't be written for months, if not years, to come. But when it is,...