Tag Archives: tribal gaming
- 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...
- Manitoba premier rejects tribal casino relocation plan
September 15, 2016
Manitoba’s premier has flatly rejected a plan by six Manitoba First Nations to move their casino from the rural north to the provincial capital Winnipeg. The tribal operators of the Aseneskak Casino have been trying for years to move their gaming operation from the Opaskwayak Cree Nation near The Pas...