NLRB asserts jurisdiction at Chickasaw Nation gaming facility (July 22, 2013)

The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma violated federal labor law at its casino near the Texas border, the National Labor Relations Board said.

NIGC provided input on Mashantucket Tribe casino debt deal (July 22, 2013)

The National Indian Gaming Commission was asked for input as the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut negotiated a gaming debt deal, The American Lawyer reported. The tribe reached a deal to reduce $2.2 billion in debt to $1.7 billion....

Catawba Nation working on lease for high-stakes bingo hall (July 22, 2013)

The Catawba Nation of South Carolina is finalizing a lease for a high-stakes bingo hall. The tribe is working with York County on the facility. The state has issued a license to offer prizes up to $100,000, The Rock Hill...

House markup on bill to stop Tohono O'odham Nation casino (July 22, 2013)

Artist's rendering of the proposed West Valley Resort. Image from Tohono O'odham Nation. The House Natural Resources Committee will consider H.R.1410, a bill that would prevent the Tohono O'odham Nation from opening an off-reservation casino in Arizona, at a markup...

Editorial: BIA rule change boosts Coquille Tribe's casino bid (July 22, 2013)

Newspaper claims a new Bureau of Indian Affairs regulation that affects land-into-trust applications will help the Coquille Tribe of Oregon open an off-reservation casino.