County calls tax on Poarch Creek casinos 'non-negotiable' (April 26, 2012)

The Poarch Creek Band of Indians will pay taxes on its casinos, a top official from Escambia County in Alabama insisted. The tribe already pays $100,000 to the county. But officials say the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v....

Chukchansi Tribe confirms 'swallow bugs' in hotel at casino (April 26, 2012)

The Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians has taken steps to remove "swallow bugs" from a hotel at its casino. The swallow bugs, which are related to bed bugs, were found in the Chukchansi tower at the Chukchansi Gold Resort &...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to unveil details for casino plan (April 26, 2012)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is announcing details of its proposed casino in Taunton, Massachusetts, today. The tribe has options on 135 acres in the city. The land will have to be placed in trust before the casino is built. The...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe ready to sue over casino talks (April 26, 2012)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is prepared to go to court if Gov. Deval Patrick (D) refuses to negotiate a Class III gaming compact. The tribe asked Patrick to negotiate but his gaming adviser -- Jerry Levine, a Holland...

Opinion: Some pros and cons for Graton Rancheria's casino (April 26, 2012)

"As someone who enjoys gambling, I felt a surge of excitement when I heard that a big, Vegas-style Indian casino was approved for Rohnert Park. Last month's compact between the state and the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria authorizes a...