NLRB judge rules against Lytton Band in casino union dispute (March 18, 2013)

The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians in California has engaged in unfair labor practices at its casino, a judge with the National Labor Relations Board ruled. Unite Here Local 2850 lodged several complaints at the San Pablo Lytton Casino. Workers...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe considers Class III gaming deal (March 18, 2013)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe will hold a special council meeting tomorrow to consider a Class III gaming compact with the state of Massachusetts. The tribe's first compact was rejected by the Bureau of Indian Affairs due to a high revenue-sharing...

Comanche Nation breaks ground on 87-room hotel at casino (March 18, 2013)

Rendering of the new hotel at the Comanche Red River Casino. The Comanche Nation of Oklahoma broke ground on an 87-room hotel at the Comanche Red River Casino on Friday. Construction is expected to take nine to 10 months....

Omaha Tribe puts members back to work at reopened casino (March 18, 2013)

The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska is putting its members back to work thanks to Indian gaming. The tribe opened its gaming facility in Iowa in January and gave it a new name -- the Blackbird Bend Casino. The facility, which...

Group questions morality of Indian gaming industry in Idaho (March 18, 2013)

A group called United Families Idaho is going after the Indian gaming industry on moral grounds. Former Idaho Supreme Court Justice Robert Bakes and anti-gambling activist Mike Duff are proposing a bill that would allow the state to sue tribes...

Snoqualmie Tribe still working on plans for casino expansion (March 18, 2013)

The Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington is still working on plans to add a hotel to the Snoqualmie Casino. The tribe scheduled a general council meeting to discuss refinancing of its casino debt last month, The Seattle Times reported. But the...

Column: Sen. Feinstein targets casino 'reservation shopping' (March 18, 2013)

Columnist picks apart some of the arguments being used by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) in her bid to stop new casino developments through S.477, the Tribal Gaming Eligibility Act: When she's not introducing gun control laws, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.,...