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Indian Gaming

6/27/2017

article Trump Troubles? / Off-reservation land for casinos will slow under the new president
(Washington D.C.) -- American Indian efforts to reacquire and place in federal trust their ancestral lands—particularly acreage earmarked for new government...
article Mashpee Tribe Withdraws Revised Land Into Trust Application; Will Pursue Legal Relief Instead
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has withdrawn its revised application for taking land into federal trust in Mashpee and Taunton, in what appears to be...
article It’s the law: Malloy signs 3rd-casino bill
(Connecticut) -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed the bill Tuesday that authorizes the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to jointly operate the state’s third...
article Tribes welcome U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to take up sports gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- On the day their third-casino bill became law, southeastern Connecticut’s casino-owning Indian tribes also welcomed news Tuesday that the U.S...
article National Indian Gaming Association chooses new vice chair
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has a new vice chairman as David Bean, a council member for the Puyallup Tribe, was recently sworn...
article PRESIDENT GATES: Seneca Nation committed to being good neighbors
(New York) -- A recent Niagara Gazette editorial looked at the topic of the Seneca Nation’s gaming Compact with New York state, and the payments local communities...
article Regulators say 3 pueblos owe state money over casino revenue
(New Mexico) -- Three pueblos owe New Mexico a combined $40 million under a long-disputed interpretation of an old agreement for sharing revenue from tribal casinos,...
article Raising the Stakes
(California) -- In June 2009, Raymond “Chucky” Hitchcock got to do something he’d been waiting for his entire life: He finally got to tick the box...
article The House Raises / A look at four new developments tied to local casino operations
(California) -- Gaming facilities across the capital region are booming with expansions and new construction. Here’s a look at four new developments tied to local...
article Hard Rock selling stake in Cyprus casino project to Melco Int’l
(Cyprus) -- Casino operator Hard Rock International (HRI) has quietly exited its Cyprus integrated resort joint venture, according to stock market filings.
article Calif. Gov. Rips Tribe's Suit Over Casino OK At Top State Court [sub req]
(California) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown urged the state’s top court Monday to reject the United Auburn Indian Community’s attempt to revive its lawsuit...
article Melco and Hard Rock give up Spain project
(Spain) -- Melco International Development and Hard Rock International, the operators behind the upcoming Cyprus casino, confirmed that they will not continue to pursue...
article Sports betting bill tracker
(USA) -- Sports betting is increasingly getting the attention of state lawmakers. The uptick in legislative activity for traditional sports betting -- think point...

6/26/2017

blog Dave Palermo: Gathering Tribes to Discuss Dispute with Card Rooms, Regulators
(California) -- The questionable legality of banked games operated by California card rooms and the apparent inability of state regulators to monitor and police the...
article Two more pueblos join lawsuit against state over casino back revenue
(New Mexico) -- Two more pueblos have joined a lawsuit to stop New Mexico’s government from claiming tens of millions of dollars in back revenue from tribal...
article National Indian Gaming Association chooses David Bean as vice chair
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Association has named David Bean as its new vice chairman. Bean, a council member for the Puyallup Tribe, was sworn into...
article New Connecticut Casino Could Ruin OTB
(Connecticut) -- With the knowledge that authorizing a third casino in Connecticut could hurt the existing off-track betting (OTB) facilities in the state, the...
article Back and Forward: Susan Jensen on Tribal Gaming in California
(California) -- Susan Jensen, executive director of the California Nations Indian Gaming Association, offers her insight into the challenges facing tribal casino...
article Landmark casino deal to be signed on Monday
(Cyprus) -- The signing of the contract for Cyprus’ first casino resort will take place on Monday afternoon in Nicosia. The contract will be signed at the...
article Wisconsin Says Tribe Must Cough Up Casino Revenue [sub req]
(Wisconsin) -- The state of Wisconsin on Monday filed a counterclaim against the Stockbridge-Munsee Community in the tribe’s suit seeking to halt plans to expand a...
article Nooksack Tribe accepting slot tickets while casino remains closed
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Tribe has yet to comment publicly on the status of its shuttered casino in Washington. Other than a couple of posts on Facebook and a...
article Spokane Tribe casino doesn't bother Air Force despite claims in lawsuit
(Washington) -- The Spokane Tribe and the U.S. Air Force are both disputing claims being made about a new casino in Washington. Opponents claim the $400 million Spokane...
article MORON ALERT: Disgraced Lobbyist Abramoff Registers as Foreign Agent
(Washington D.C.) -- The conviction of Jack Abramoff, perhaps the most infamous modern K Street character, apparently wasn’t the end of the Justice Department...
article Miller, Frampton, light up Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Two guitar heroes from the 1970s swooped down to Foxwoods Resort Casino Saturday night. Steve Miller and Peter Frampton electrified the audience with...
article 200-acre wildfire breaks out near Warm Springs casino
(Oregon) -- A nine-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 26 on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation was closed for a time, then restricted with escorts Sunday night after a blown...
article Former Winnebago tribe councillor pleads guilty to theft
(Nebraska) -- In proceedings held in the US District Court in Omaha, former Winnebago Tribal Council member Charles Aldrich pleaded guilty to charges of theft following...

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