County opposed to Enterprise Rancheria off-reservation casino (March 13, 2013)

Rendering of the proposed Enterprise Rancheria casino. Photo Enterprise Rancheria. Supervisors in Butte County, California, voted 3-2 to oppose the Enterprise Rancheria off-reservation casino. The county approved a resolution said the new casino will hurt existing gaming facilities operated...

Lakes Entertainment reports progress at Shingle Springs casino (March 13, 2013)

Red Hawk Casino. Photo Courtesy Red Hawk Casino. Business is improving at the casino owned by the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians of California, the tribe's gaming partner reported on Tuesday. Lakes Entertainment didn't provide figures but said...

Navajo Nation gaming pact reviewed by New Mexico lawmakers (March 13, 2013)

FIre Rock Casino in Church Rock, New Mexico. Photo Courtesy Fire Rock Casino. With just a few days left in the legislative session, lawmakers in New Mexico are close to ratifying a new Class III gaming compact with the...

Mashantucket Tribe close to a new contract with union at casino (March 13, 2013)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is close to a new contract with a labor union that represents card dealers at the Foxwoods Resort Casino. The first contract with the United Auto Workers expired in September 2011. The tribe...

Tracie Stevens: NIGC works for a candid relationship with tribes (March 13, 2013)

Tracie Stevens. Photo Courtesy National Indian Gaming Commission Tracie Stevens, the chairwoman of the National Indian Gaming Commission, reviews the agency's actions under the Obama administration: Over the past two and a half years, by working together, tribes and...

Editorial: Wisconsin governor takes a 'peculiar stand' on casino (March 13, 2013)

The Kenosha News urges Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) to approve an off-reservation casino for the Menominee Nation: The leaders of the Menominee Nation have said they expect a decision on their proposal to turn Dairyland Greyhound Park into a...

Dave Palermo: Indian gaming for the next four years at the BIA (March 13, 2013)

Dave Palermo reports on the the next four years of Indian gaming under President Barack Obama and Assistant Secretary Kevn Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs: Holding the line on revenue sharing in tribal-state casino compacts and...