Tag: tribal casino

Supreme Court Says Michigan Can’t Block Indian Casino

Associated Press – A divided Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Michigan can’t block the opening of an off-reservation American Indian casino because the state’s legal challenge is barred by tribal sovereign immunity. In a 5-4 decision, the high court said the state could not shutter the Bay Mills Indian Community’s casino about 90 miles south…

Idaho tribal casino to offer poker over state objections

Spokesman – The Coeur d’Alene Casino is ready to shuffle up and deal. The casino is advertising a May 2 opening date for its new poker room, with executives saying that Idaho’s constitutional ban on poker games doesn’t apply to the tribal-owned casino. But the Idaho Lottery Commission has different views, setting up a potential showdown over…

Tribal casinos set new revenue record

Las Vegas Review Journal – Three years after the nation’s Indian casino industry experienced its only annual gaming revenue decline in the 24 years since figures have been kept, the market is on an upswing. For the second straight year, Indian casinos nationwide combined for a new annual gaming revenue record, topping $28.13 billion in…

North Carolina Considering New Catawba Tribal Casino

Card Player – Some in North Carolina are considering letting a tribe within the borders of South Carolina make plans to open up a brand new casino in their state. The potential agreement is being considered by the administration of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, according to the Associated Press. The tribe is the Catawba…

Proposed tribal casino stirs controversy in California

This Week in Gambling : From KFSN – A decision on a a new Indian gaming casino could allow a tribe to build a $200 million casino along Highway 99 near Avenue 18. It would be California’s first Indian casino on non-tribal land. Do you want Las Vegas style casinos in your neighborhood? Stand Up…

U.S. House tries to stall tribal casino on tribal land

From Maricopa Monitor – The U.S. House is making another bid to block the Tohono O’odham Nation from building a casino on land it owns near the Arizona Cardinals stadium on the edge of Glendale. On a 35-5 vote, the Natural Resources Committee approved legislation this week that would let the tribe keep the land…

Tribal leaders commend bipartisan vote

From Herald Online – The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Gila River Indian Community, the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation and the Pueblo of Zuni applaud the bipartisan action of the U.S. House National Resources Committee who, today, approved H.R. 1410, the Keep the Promise Act. By a vote of 35 to 5 the Committee acted swiftly…

Tribal Casino lowers gambling age to 18

From Duluth News tribune Duluth’s only casino opened its games to younger customers this week. Fond-du-Luth Casino dropped its minimum age for gambling from 21 to 18. “The primary reason for the change of policy is to be consistent with our sister property, Black Bear Casino, where the minimum age has always been 18,” said…

California Senate approves new tribal casino

From Fresno Bee A compact that spells out the rules for a 305-acre casino and resort project by the North Fork Mono Rancheria Indians along Highway 99 near Madera was approved Thursday by the California Senate. Senate support now leaves the governor, who already supports the tribal compact, and the U.S. Department of Interior in…

California Judge orders Indian casino’s till tapped

From Mercury News A judge has taken the unusual step of ordering a sheriff to take money from a Central California Native American casino’s till to pay a $725,000 settlement reached between the tribe and a former casino manager, a newspaper reported. Madera County Sheriff John Anderson has until the end of November to carry…

Tribal gaming argument before U.S. Supreme Court

From Detroit News The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s arguments against the opening of an Upper Peninsula Indian community’s casino in Vanderbilt. The high court this fall will review a federal appeals court ruling last summer that cleared the way for the Bay Mills Indian Community to go…

Online Gambling Bringing Economic Benefit to Tribes

From Online-Casinos.com The online gambling industry is full of start up operations which are in some instances breaking new ground in the field of internet wagering. The North American tribal gaming operators are secure in their traditional methods of offering punters the best there is. Canada has many Tribal Casinos which have recently been attempting…

First Tribal Online Gambling Conference USA

From Online-Casinos.com The gambling industry in the USA contains many sectors and one which holds a big stake is the Tribal offering. Now the first iGaming conference dedicated to tribal gambling offerings will take place June 3-4 2013 at the Pechanga Resort and Casino close to San Diego. The purpose of this event is to…