Menominee Nation settles lawsuit over off-reservation casino plan (August 16, 2011)
The tribe sued when the Bureau of Indian Affairs rejected the casino in January 2009, just days before President Barack Obama took office.
Mohegan Tribe planning to build new hotel at Connecticut casino (August 16, 2011)
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut plans to build a new hotel at its casino in Connecticut. The tribe expects to finalize a development agreement for the hotel later this year or early next year, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority CEO Mitchell...
Mashantucket Tribe confirms talks to restructure $2B gaming debt (August 16, 2011)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is nearing a deal to restructure more than $2 billion in gaming debt, a spokesperson confirmed. Negotiations are ongoing but The Wall Street Journal said the tribe is looking to reduce its debt...
Lawmakers predict passage of Eastern Cherokee gaming compact (August 16, 2011)
Two leaders in the North Carolina Senate said there are enough votes to approve a new Class III gaming compact for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The tribe wants to add live card dealers to the Harrah's Cherokee Casino....
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe keeping an eye on gaming legislation (August 16, 2011)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe expects more debate this fall on a bill to legalize gaming in Massachusetts. The details are still being developed but the bill will likely authorize full-scale gaming and three commercial casinos in different parts of the...
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe breaks ground on new casino building (August 16, 2011)
The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe of Washington broke ground on a new building for its casino. The 52,000-square-foot structure will house the Point Casino. The old 20,000-square-foot building will be used for other purposes. The tribe expects to complete...
Editorial: Don't ignore Shinnecock Nation in debate over gaming (August 16, 2011)
"When an experienced poker player is dealt a winning hand, his next move is to fatten the pot. That must be the plan behind Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's call for a comprehensive strategy to determine the future of legalized gambling...