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Annual Northwest Gaming Law Summit takes place in Seattle (12/13)

The 10th annual Northwest Gaming Law Summit kicks off today in Seattle, Washington. Featured speakers include Kevin Washburn, the new leader of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Tracie Stevens, the chairwoman of the National...

Tribes told to prepare for Internet gaming at NCAI convention (10/24)

Internet gaming was a hot topic at the National Congress of American Indian 69th annual conference in Sacramento, California. A panel discussion on Tuesday addressed the controversial issue. Although no bills have passed at the...

Tribal panel at Global Gaming Expo discusses Internet gaming (10/10)

Tribal leaders and lobbyists discussed Internet gaming at the recent Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. Online gaming on the state and federal level is inevitable, panelists agreed. But just how it will impact existing...

Global Gaming Expo panel discusses IGRA as law hits milestone (10/05)

It seems hard to believe but the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 will turn 25 next year. "That time has flown by," Tony Sanchez Jr., the president of the board of directors for the...

Pojoaque Pueblo cites success with management firm at casino (10/04)

After a rough couple of years, Pojoaque Pueblo in New Mexico says it is turning around its gaming business with the help of an outside management firm. The tribe defaulted on $245 million in gaming...

Major Republican donor opposes legalization of Internet poker (10/03)

Sheldon Adelson, a major donor to Republican campaigns, opposes the legalization of Internet poker. Adelson, who serves as chairman and chief executive officer of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, has spent a reported $70 million...

Tribes debate Internet gambling at NIGA conference in Florida (09/20)

Internet gambling was a topic at the National Indian Gaming Association mid-year conference in Florida this week. Tribes are interesting in online gaming but they want heir rights must be respected, NIGA's executive director Jason...

Dave Palermo: Tribes find little consensus on Internet gambling (09/03)

"The fact more than 200 tribal leaders, lawyers, lobbyists and vendors gathered Aug. 22 at Mystic Lakes, Minn., to discuss Internet gambling speaks volumes about the growing interest in the issue. But there remains a...

Narragansett Tribe meets governor to discuss gaming issue (08/22)

Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas of the Narragansett Tribe and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) met on Tuesday to discuss gaming issues. Thomas told The Providence Journal he wanted to tell Chafee "about the ups...

David Qualls: Oklahoma tribal gaming contributes to economy (08/13)

"As I travel across tribal lands throughout Oklahoma, I’m always excited by the growth and opportunity happening in Indian Country. It wasn’t long ago that Oklahoma tribes embarked on a long, yet important journey to...

Senate Indian Affairs Committee offers draft online gaming bill (07/26)

UPDATE: TRIBAL ONLINE GAMING ACT OF 2012: Summary of SCIA Internet gaming bill | Draft of SCIA Internet gaming bill The Senate Indian Affairs Committee offered a draft of its Internet gaming bill to members...

Marge Anderson and Quapaw Tribe honored at NIGA meet (04/10)

The National Indian Gaming Association handed out special honors at its recent convention. Marge Anderson, the chief executive of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians in Minnesota, received the Tim Wapato Sovereign Warrior Award....

National Indian Gaming Association wrapping up convention (04/04)

The National Indian Gaming Association is wrapping up its annual trade show and convention today. More than 5,000 people attended this year's event, held in San Diego, California. That's the largest crowd in NIGA history....

National Indian Gaming Association panel on land-into-trust (04/03)

A panel at the National Indian Gaming Association conference focused on land-into-trust. The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act requires casinos to be on "Indian land." For newly recognized tribes, that means going through the land-into-trust process....

Soo Tribe holds meetings to discuss off-reservation casino (02/01)

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is holding meetings for its members to discuss an off-reservation casino in Lansing, Michigan. The first meetings take place today in Sault Ste. Marie. Future meetings will...

Public meeting scheduled over Kialegee Tribal Town's casino (01/11)

A group called Broken Arrow Citizens Against Neighborhood Gaming is hosting a public forum tomorrow to discuss opposition to the Kialegee Tribal Town casino in Oklahoma. Rep. John Sullivan (R-Oklahoma) is scheduled to speak. He...

Fort Sill Apache Tribe sees support for casino in New Mexico (12/09)

The Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma saw little opposition to its plans for a casino in southern New Mexico at a community forum on Wednesday. The Deming Headlight said only one person spoke out...

New England Gaming Summit reports a boost in attendance (11/14)

Attendance at the New England Gaming Summit increased by 20 percent this year, The Norwich Bulletin reports Interest has grown due to pending legislation in Massachusetts. A bill will authorize three casino resorts throughout the...

NIGC is working closely with tribes to develop new regulations (10/14)

The National Indian Gaming Commission is working closely with tribes to develop new regulations but a final product is more than a year away, Chairwoman Tracie Stevens said. In August, NIGC established the Tribal Advisory...

Panel at Global Gaming Expo addresses growth of tribal casinos (10/07)

The Indian gaming industry has grown by leaps and bounds in the last 23 years but the economy and market saturation remain issues, according to a panel at the Global Gaming Expo on Thursday. Charles...

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