Tribes top the list of campaign donations from gaming interests (October 29, 2010)

Political contributions from gaming interests are down this year but tribes are topping the list of donors in this election cycle, according to Scripps Howard Foundation Wire. The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma ranked number one among gaming interests. Most of...

Chickasaw Nation presents plans for WinSpirit Casino in Kansas (October 29, 2010)

The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma presented plans for a state-owned casino in Kansas. The tribe will call the facility the WinSpirit Casino. Plans call for a 260,000 square-foot casino with 1,300 electronic games, 40 blackjack tables, 20 poker tables, a...

Gila River Indian Community mentors members for gaming jobs (October 29, 2010)

The Gila River Indian Community of Arizona offers a mentoring program for tribal members who want to enter the gaming industry. The program began about a year ago. So far, 12 tribal members have participate and eight have been promoted...

Mohawk community in New York reportedly offers slot machines (October 29, 2010)

A Mohawk community that is not affiliated with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is reportedly offering slot machines in New York. The Watertown Daily Times called the bingo hall at the Ganienkeh Territory and an employee said slot were being...

More lawmakers seek to join Tohono O'odham Nation casino suit (October 29, 2010)

A group of 13 Republican state lawmakers want to intervene in a lawsuit against the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino but a federal judge has already rejected a request from one of them. Sen. Russell Pearce (R) claims the proposed...

Judge halts sale of land for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino (October 29, 2010)

A judge in Massachusetts halted the sale of land to the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. The judge said the sale of the land in the city of Fall River might violate state laws. He said the property wasn't meant to be...