Former employee admits to theft from Turtle Mountain casino (October 5, 2010)

A North Dakota man pleaded guilty to stealing from the casino owned by the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. Shane Trottier, 40, worked as a cashier at the Sky Dancer Casino and Hotel. He admitted he stole nearly $2,500...

Opinion: Some praise for Phil Hogen for his tenure at the NIGC (October 5, 2010)

"Forgive me, if you will, for tossing some praise out for Phil Hogen, an honest and honorable man who in stepping down after seven years of stewardship as head of the National Indian Gaming Commission was treated rather harshly for...

Editorial: Pull the plug on Mashantucket casino in Philadelphia (October 5, 2010)

"How many more rolls of the dice is the state going to give the long-stalled Foxwoods Casino project? It has been four years since the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board awarded a license to Foxwoods. At the time, about the only...

BIA approves land-into-trust application for Graton Rancheria (October 5, 2010)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved a land-into-trust application for the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria in California. The tribe plans to use the 254-acre site for a casino. The final environmental impact statement had been published in February...