Man asks Supreme Court to take Pueblo casino 'jackpot' case (June 23, 2010)

A New Mexico man is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his lawsuit over a $1.6 million "jackpot" at the Sandia Pueblo casino. Gary Hoffman, a non-Indian, claims he won the money on a slot machine at Sandia...

County opposes expanded liquor license for Chumash casino (June 23, 2010)

The board of supervisors in Santa Barbara County, California, voted 3-2 to oppose a liquor license at the casino owned by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians. The board will send a letter of protest to the California Department...

Massachusetts lawmakers to consider casino resort measure (June 23, 2010)

The Massachusetts Senate is set to begin debate on a bill [Summary | Full Text] to authorize three casino resorts. The bill does not include a tribal preference. It requires a tribal applicant for a casino to submit to all...

Senate confirms Tracie Stevens to lead Indian gaming agency (June 23, 2010)

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Tracie Stevens to serve as chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission. Stevens is a member of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington. She is the first woman to lead the agency that regulates the...

Work begins on casino in Iowa opposed by South Dakota tribe (June 23, 2010)

Construction begins today on a $120 million casino in Iowa, just a few miles from the South Dakota border. The developers of the Lyon County Casino received approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and a letter from the...

Mississippi governor promises legal action on Choctaw casino (June 23, 2010)

Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) said he will pursue legal action to stop the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians from building a casino away from its main reservation. In a letter, Barbour said the casino would harm the state and...