Patron sued Coeur d'Alene Tribe over alleged fall at casino hotel (June 26, 2012)

An elderly woman who allegedly fell at the casino owned by the Coeur d’Alene Tribe of Idaho saw her lawsuit dismissed due to sovereign immunity. Dorothy Tollett, 80, said she tripped over a bedspread that was on the floor of...

Rep. Sullivan denies link between gaming battle and judge's son (June 26, 2012)

Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma), center, with his Washington, D.C., interns. Ben Frizzell, the son of Judge Gregory Frizzell, is on the far right. Photo from Sullivan's Facebook page. Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma) said there's no connection between his battle...

Catawba Nation continues bid for gaming facility on reservation (June 26, 2012)

The Catawba Nation of South Carolina will continue to “push hard” for a casino on its reservation, Chief Bill Harris told The Rock Hill Herald. The tribe reached a land claim settlement in 1993. The law barred the tribe from...

Fitch upgrades ratings for Seminole Tribe's $2.3B gaming debts (June 26, 2012)

Fitch Ratings announced upgrades for $2.3 billion in gaming-related debt owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Fitch downgraded the tribe's debt after the National Indian Gaming Commission issued a notice of violation in June 2010 for alleged misuse of...

Shinnecock Nation urges gaming talks after 2nd Circuit decision (June 26, 2012)

The Shinnecock Nation urged New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to come to the table for gaming talks after a decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday. The decision lifted an injunction that barred the Shinnecocks...