Details of Internet gambling bill remain under wraps in Senate (August 3, 2012)
Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada), the Senate majority leader, and Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Arizona), the Senate minority whip, are said to be developing an Internet gambling bill but no one seems to know what might be in it. Reid has...
Eastern Shawnee Tribe announces new name for bigger casino (August 3, 2012)
The Indigo Sky Casino reflects the tribe's connection to Tecumseh, who was born on a starry night in 1768.
Chickasaw Nation aims to buy non-Indian casino in bankruptcy (August 3, 2012)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma reached a deal to buy a non-Indian gaming facility in Louisiana that just declared bankruptcy. Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, will acquire "substantially" all of the assets of DiamondJacks, according to a press release....
County official refuses to go to hearing at Coquille Tribe casino (August 3, 2012)
A commissioner in Coos County, Oregon, refused to attend a public hearing on Wednesday because it was held at the casino owned by the Coquille Tribe. Commissioner Bob Main said it was illegal to hold county meetings on Indian land....
Mashantucket Tribe restructures $2.2B in gaming-related debt (August 3, 2012)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut reached a deal to restructure $2.2 billion in gaming-related debt. The tribe incurred the debt through the operation and expansion of Foxwoods Resort Casino. Revenues at the facility have suffered the effects of...
States facing increased competition as gambling options grow (August 3, 2012)
Tribal gaming, Internet gaming and commercial gaming continue to put pressure on states to expand their gambling options. The biggest action is taking place on the East Coast. Delaware has become the first state in the region to legalize Internet...