Sen. Kyl voices opposition to Tohono O'odham casino (January 27, 2010)

Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Arizona) joined opposition to the casino sought by the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona. In a press release, Kyl said he is worried about the impact of the $550 million resort on local communities. He also said...

Pinoleville Pomo Nation to start casino work next year (January 27, 2010)

After winning state approval of its Class III gaming compact, Pinoleville Pomo Nation of California expects to start construction on its first casino next year. The tribe plans a $50 million, 90,000 square-foot casino on 8.8 acres. The land...

Little Traverse council removes two gaming directors (January 27, 2010)

The tribal council of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians of Michigan voted 4-3 to remove two members from the gaming board of directors. The council removed Dollie Keway and Fred Kiogima in a surprise vote, The Petoskey...

Opinion: California agency keeps eye on tribal gaming (January 27, 2010)

"In Dan Morain's column, "Casino-owning tribes are betting on Brown," Morain displays a complete misunderstanding of the attorney general's role with regard to the regulation of tribal casinos in California. Under the tribal compacts negotiated by Gov. Gray Davis and...

New York lawmaker claims tribes owe millions in fees (January 27, 2010)

A New York lawmaker says tribes owe the state $55.9 million in gaming-related fees. Sen. Craig Johnson (D) says the Seneca Nation owes $41 million in security and fingerprinting fees for its two casinos. He says the St. Regis Mohawk...

Mashantucket casino dealers vote on union contract (January 27, 2010)

Card dealers at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut will vote on a union contract on Friday. The contract with the United Auto Workers was negotiated under tribal law. It would address wages, tips,...