Study: Gaming employment contributes to Indian drop-out rates (July 29, 2010)

"A study of tribal casinos shows a checkered pattern of benefits and drawbacks for those on the reservation. William Evans and Wooyoung Kim found that when casinos open, local wages and employment rates improve, but drop-out rates increase and rates...

Pokagon Band compact authorizes up to three casinos in Michigan (July 29, 2010)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians can open up to three casinos under its Class III gaming compact with the state. The tribe opened the Four Winds Casino in August 2007. A new "satellite" facility is moving forward in Hartford...

Snoqualmie Tribe shares first round of gaming revenue payments (July 29, 2010)

The Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington has shared the first round of payments from the Snoqualmie Casino. The tribe opened the casino in November 2008. The first round of $350,000 comes from revenues generated between the opening and November 2009. The...

Shinnecock Nation presented with dozens of locations for a casino (July 29, 2010)

A couple of years ago, no one wanted to talk to the Shinnecock Nation of New York about gaming. Now everyone is courting the tribe with the hopes of landing a casino in their community. "We never realized how much...

Blog: Tribal courts a proper venue to address casino injury claims (July 29, 2010)

"Indian casinos punctuate Washington’s landscape. A quick glance into the rearview mirror while driving along any interstate or highway shows a backdrop of brightly lit buildings advertising slots and tables. As tribes built casinos in the 1990s I assumed that...

AG: Lawsuit against Mississippi Choctaw casino could be frivolous (July 29, 2010)

A lawsuit that seeks to stop the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians from building a casino could be ruled frivolous, warns Attorney General Jim Hood. Hood researched state law, federal law and the tribal-state Class III gaming compact. He's determined...

House committee approves measure to regulate Internet gaming (July 29, 2010)

The House Financial Services Committee voted 41-22 on Wednesday to approve H.R 2267, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act. The committee amended the original version of the bill to address tribal concerns. One amendment requires the Treasury...

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