Hundreds line up for jobs at Twenty-Nine Palms Band casino (July 24, 2013)
The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians in California started accepting application for jobs at its new casino on Tuesday. Nearly 1,000 people turned out for a chance at 150 jobs, The Hi-Desert Star reported. Only the first 320 people...
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe spends most on casino lobbying (July 24, 2013)
Artist's rendering of proposed First Light Resort and Casino. Image from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts has spent $303,015 on lobbying in the first six months of the year, Boston Magazine reports. The spending was the...
Shingle Springs Band welcomes action for Class III compact (July 24, 2013)
Red Hawk Casino. Photo Courtesy Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians of California welcomed federal approval of its Class III gaming compact. The compact reduces the revenue sharing rate at the Red Hawk...
Judge delays fee issue in Tohono O'odham Nation casino suit (July 24, 2013)
A federal judge won't rule on $4.2 million in attorney fees requested by theTohono O'odham Nation of Arizona for wining a gaming lawsuit.
NIGC reports record $27.9B in tribal casino revenues in 2012 (July 24, 2013)
2003-2012 Tribal Gross Gaming Revenue Trends. Source: National Indian Gaming Commission Tribal casinos took in a record $27.9 billion in 2012, the National Indian Gaming Commission reported on Tuesday. This is the third year in a row that tribal...
Cherokee Nation sues to block UKB casino land-into-trust bid (July 24, 2013)
The Cherokee Nation went to court on Tuesday to block the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians from operating a gaming facility. Both tribes are headquartered in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. But the Cherokee Nation claims it is the only one with...