Bill could affect Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation plan (April 13, 2011)

Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Arizona), who is retiring from Congress, is co-sponsoring a bill that could affect Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino. S.771, the Tribal Gaming Eligibility Act, places restrictions on new casinos. The bill eliminates the land claim exception in...

BIA releases report for Jemez Pueblo off-reservation casino (April 13, 2011)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has released a draft environmental impact statement for the off-reservation casino sought by Jemez Pueblo in New Mexico. The BIA will be holding a public meeting to discuss the draft EIS on Saturday, April 30,...

Bill requires Georgia lawmakers to approve casino compacts (April 13, 2011)

A bill making its way through the Georgia General Assembly would allow lawmakers to reject Class III gaming compacts negotiated by the state governor. The bill requires a two-thirds vote of the House and the Senate to ratify a compact....

Pokagon Band announces earlier opening for gaming facility (April 13, 2011)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians in Michigan will be opening its second gaming facility earlier than expected. Just last month, the tribe said the casino would open in October. But now that's been pushed up to August 1. "It...