Native Sun News: Sisseton Wahpeton chairman in gaming feud (May 15, 2012)

The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy, Native Sun News Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Robert Shepherd, Chairman of Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate AGENCY VILLAGE. SOUTH DAKOTA –– A member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate has...

Connecticut tribes report declines in slot machine revenues (May 15, 2012)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes reported declines in slot machine revenue for the month of April. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation reported a 13.4 percent drop in slot machine win, compared to a year earlier. The Mohegan Tribe saw a...

Rival sites offer views on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (May 15, 2012)

Voters in Taunton, Massachusetts, who want to find out more about the casino being proposed by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe can go online for information. The tribe is running Together for Taunton to promote its $500 million project. “I feel...

Internet gaming interests spend big on California campaigns (May 15, 2012)

Internet gaming interests are donating millions of dollars to politicians and campaigns in California, The Los Angeles Times reports. In the last year alone, gaming interests donated $1.36 million into the Democratic State Central Committee of California. Democrats are sponsoring...

Opinion: New York set to expand non-Indian casino offerings (May 15, 2012)

"The New York State Legislature recently voted in favor of a constitutional amendment that would allow seven Las Vegas-style, non-Indian-owned, private casinos. The amendment will need to be approved by the Legislature again and then by voters to become law....

White Earth Band celebrates 20th birthday of gaming facility (May 15, 2012)

The White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians in Minnesota is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Shooting Star Casino. The tribe opened the facility in a temporary building in November 1991. The actual casino opened in May 1992 and now...

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