Blackfeet Nation declares casino a big success (November 8, 2006)

The Blackfeet Nation of Montana says its new casino is a huge success The Glacier Peaks Casino debuted last month with Flying Elvises and showgirls. The 30,000-square-foot facility features Class II machines, table games and a restaurant. Although the...

Court allows road project for Shingle Springs casino (November 8, 2006)

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians of California declared victory after a judge rejected two lawsuits aimed at stopping a highway interchange for the tribe's proposed casino. The tribe plans to open a casino on its rancheria in...

Coeur d'Alene man returns home to run casinos (November 8, 2006)

David LaSarte-Meeks has returned to Idaho to oversee gaming operations for the Coeur d'Alene Tribe. LaSarte-Meeks, a tribal member, was hired as CEO of the Coeur d'Alene Casino & Resort last month. He previously served as executive director of...

Narragansett Tribe loses casino vote by wide margin (November 8, 2006)

The Narragansett Tribe suffered defeat at the polls on Tuesday when Rhode Island voters rejected a proposed casino. According to news reports, 63 percent voted against the casino referendum. Only four municipalities supported the $1 billion project. The tribe's...