The operation of casinos on Native American lands has mushroomed into one of the largest gaming sectors in the world since the 1988 Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, with annual revenues now surpassing $30bn.

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Seneca Gaming Corp, the operator of three casinos in western New York state, was doubly battered by bad weather and the economic slump in January. The tribe recorded an $11.4m drop in first quarter...
The debt-burdened US casino industry now stands to benefit from substantial tax concessions on debt buyback that have been included in President Obama’s economic stimulus bill. The $787bn recovery...
Nearly three billion dollars of tribal gaming bond debt, issued by two of the most important names in East Coast gaming, was downgraded yesterday by the credit agency Moody’s. The move, spurred by...
California’s gambling control commission is negotiating a peace accord with Indian tribes infuriated by the state’s effort to impose minimum internal control standards for tribal casinos.
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, which owns the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut and the Pocono Downs Racino in Plains Township, Pennsylvania, said total gaming revenues at its two properties...
Attorney General Bob McCollum has recommended that the US Supreme Court refuses to review a state court decision from last year that called for an expanded gambling deal signed between the Seminole...
With his state in the throes of a deepening budget crisis, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger openly boasted last year that new casino deals with Indian tribes could help restore California’s fiscal...
Legislation passed last year backed California’s gaming tribes and outlawed the operation of Class II gaming machines by many charities in California, but the law is still being contested in...
The National Indian Gaming Commission reluctantly withdrew its controversial proposal to redefine Class II gaming machine standards last year, and two respected congressmen this week wrote to the...
Politicians at the heart of California’s budget crisis have warned that the near bankrupt state government may raid funds destined for Indian Country as their desperate search for cash continues.
Tribal gaming operations have so far largely escaped the debt refinancing maelstrom that has engulfed the Las Vegas casino industry, but analysts predict that continuing economic worries in 2009...
The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has hit a major stumbling block in its quest to build a casino in Massachusetts, with the tribe’s former chairman pleading guilty to directing tens of thousands in...
Florida lawmakers have launched a major push to negotiate a gambling compact with the Seminole tribe as the state looks to plug a multibillion-dollar budget gap, but the tribe is betting that the...
As gaming markets from Nevada to Macau lose their momentum, casino operators have decided to pass on some amount of the pain to their staff.
The outcome of the run-off in Georgia’s senate race, which denied the Democrats a landmark 60-seat majority in the Senate, is set to have important consequences in Indian Country as the Employee...
Partnerships between US tribal gaming operators and universities provide a rich source of training and education for tribal members, but the ever-closer relationships are gradually shifting the...

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