Mohegan Tribe working on casino deal in Massachusetts town (July 18, 2013)

Artist's rendering of the proposed Mohegan Sun Palmer in Massachusetts. Image from Mohegan Tribe The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is expected to reach a casino host agreement in western Massachusetts by the end of the month. Once the agreement is...

County considers standards for use of tribal gaming revenue (July 18, 2013)

Officials in Shawano County, Wisconsin, are considering whether to develop standards for the use of tribal gaming revenues. The county receives about $82,000 a year from the Ho-Chunk Nation, The Shawano Leader reports. Right now, the money goes into a...

Shingle Springs Band set to end relationship with casino firm (July 18, 2013)

Red Hawk Casino. Photo Courtesy Red Hawk Casino. The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians in California plans to end its gaming agreement with Lakes Entertainment. The tribe will pay $57.1 million to Lakes by the end of the year...

Law Article: Supreme Court to hear Bay Mills gaming lawsuit (July 18, 2013)

The shuttered Bay Mills Indian Community casino in Vanderbilt, Michigan. Photo © Bay Mills News Attorney discusses Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case involving the Bay Mills Indian Community: The U.S. Supreme Court agreed...

Cowlitz Tribe optimistic for casino groundbreaking next year (July 18, 2013)

A rendering of the proposed Cowlitz Casino Resort. The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington hopes to break ground on its long awaited casino in 2014, Chairman Bill Iyall said. The tribe has been pushing for the casino ever since gaining federal...

Editorial: Town wins ability to tax non-Indian gaming vendors (July 18, 2013)

Newspaper welcomes decision that allows town in Connecticut to impose taxes on gaming vendors that do business with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation: Only a few months after his November 2011 election, Ledyard Mayor John Rodolico faced a difficult decision....