Gabe Galanda: Ruling allows taxation despite IGRA provision (August 15, 2013)
Attorney Gabe Galanda criticizes a decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals that allows state and local taxation of tribal casino vendors: In a horrid opinion in Mashantucket Pequot v. Town of Ledyard, the Second Circuit scrutinized IGRA’s tax...
Press Release: Seminole Tribe hires new gaming executive for hospitality (August 15, 2013)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida has hired Victor Tiffany as Senior Vice President of Hospitality for Gaming Operations: The newly-created position puts Tiffany in charge of operations at all food and beverage outlets, nightclubs and hotels of the Seminole Hard...
Mohegan Tribe also reports declines in slot machine revenues (August 15, 2013)
Connecticut's other federally-recognized tribe also reported declines in slot machine revenue for the month of July.
Two California tribes still pursuing off-reservation casino bids (August 15, 2013)
Two California tribes are still pursuing off-reservation casinos although the Bureau of Indian Affairs appears to be moving very slowly.
Gun Lake Tribe awarded permit as part of expansion at casino (August 15, 2013)
The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, has received a permit as part of a casino expansion plan.