Tag Archives: tribal gaming
- A tale of two states: How tribal gaming affects Florida and New York
August 16, 2017
Tribal casinos are great partners in nation-building – but only if states have harmonious relationships with the operators. Case in point are the contrasting events in Florida and New York, where one state is benefiting from the revenues from tribal casinos while the other not so much. The Miami Herald...
- Aquinnah Wampanoag win fight over Martha’s Vineyard casino
April 11, 2017
A casino may be coming to Martha’s Vineyard after a federal appeals court ruled in favor of the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe. On Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit unanimously overturned a 2015 lower court decision that blocked the Wampanoag’s plans to build...
- North Dakota casino resolution tossed back to House committee
March 17, 2017
A proposal to allow up to six casinos in North Dakota suffered a setback after the resolution was sent back to a House committee on Thursday. The House Judiciary Committee had earlier given House Concurrent Resolution 3033, introduced by House Majority Leader Al Carlson, R-Fargo, a “do not pass” recommendation...
- Texas legislator files bill authorizing up to nine casinos
March 6, 2017
A Texas legislator is attempting to break the state’s longstanding ban on casino gambling. Last week, Texas State Rep. Joe Deshotel filed HB 2741, which aims to award “not more than nine casino gaming operator licenses” to deserving candidates, who will be taxed at 18% of gross gaming revenue. The...
- Proposed tribal gaming ban to cause officials legal headache
February 23, 2017
Thinking about passing a tribal gaming ban bill is giving Idaho lawmakers a headache these past few days. This as Attorney General Lawrence Wasden warned that the measure may spark multiple legal headaches should the state approve House Bill 127, which seeks to ban lucrative video gaming at tribal casinos...
- Tribes hope for a casino-friendly Trump admin
January 3, 2017
With only a few weeks before the businessman-turned-politician takes over the world’s most powerful office, U.S. tribes are hoping that president-elect Donald Trump will be a good thing for both their people and gaming operations. “We are at the very beginning of the Trump presidency and look forward to engaging...
Philippines can overtake Singapore, but with higher risk
March 21, 2017
Kangwon Land casino paying problem gamblers to stay away
March 24, 2017