Charges dropped against one person in Hopland Band casino theft (August 30, 2010)

Charges were dropped against a woman who was one of eight people who are accused of stealing more than $102,000 from the casino owned by the Hopland Band of Pomo Indians of California. Gloria Marie Nelson, 77, had been charged...

Navajo Nation community approves sale of alcohol at new casino (August 30, 2010)

Members of the Navajo Nation who live in the Upper Fruitland Chapter voted to approve alcohol at a planned casino. Alcohol will be restricted to the restaurant at the $80 million facility in New Mexico. No liquor will be allowed...

Compact for Little River Band off-reservation casino up in the air (August 30, 2010)

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians of Michigan is weighing its options after a compact for an off-reservation casino failed to come up for a vote last week. The tribe plans to build a casino in Fruitport Township. The...

Mississippi Choctaw judge won't force referendum on casino plan (August 30, 2010)

A judge with the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians won't force the tribe to hold a referendum on its new casino. Three tribal members sought a vote on the controversial project. But Judge Jeffrey Webb said they didn't comply with...

Mayor supports Mashpee Wampanoag land-into-trust application (August 30, 2010)

The mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, is urging the Interior Department to approve the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe land-into-trust application. The tribe wants to build a casino on a 300-acre site in the city. Mayor Will Flanagan said the project is...

Editorial: Umatilla Tribes take brave step with expansion of casino (August 30, 2010)

"The state and national economy remains depressing. Folks are rightfully concerned about getting or keeping a job, and making ends meet as wages remain stagnant and prices rise. Many are fearful of what looms on the economic horizon. Yet...