Shingle Springs Band reaches new Class III gaming compact (November 19, 2012)

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians and California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) reached a new Class III gaming compact. The deal eases the revenue sharing rate. The tribe will only have to pay 15 percent of slot machine earnings,...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe to share over $2M in casino revenue (November 19, 2012)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan will share nearly $2.3 million in gaming revenues with the local community. Beneficiaries this year include Isabella County, Denver Township, the village of Shepherd and the city of Mt. Pleasant. The money will be...

Muscogee Nation places casino on lockdown after shots fired (November 19, 2012)

Tribal, federal and state authorities are investigating a shooting incident at the Muscogee Nation casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The tribe placed the River Spirit Casino on lockdown for about two hours on Sunday night after someone fired a gun, shattering...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe works on new Class III compact (November 19, 2012)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) are in “active conversations” for a new Class III gaming compact, The Boston Globe reports. The tribe and Patrick signed a deal last year but it was rejected by the...

Fort Sill Apache Tribe waits for answer on New Mexico casino (November 19, 2012)

The Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma is hopeful for approval of a casino on its reservation in southern New Mexico. The tribe has a 30-acre reservation but efforts to start gaming there have been met with opposition in the...