Pojoaque Pueblo to debut new casino in August (June 30, 2008)

Pojoaque Pueblo in New Mexico will open its new casino on August 12. The $245 million Buffalo Thunder Resort features a casino, hotel and convention space. It's the tribe's second casino and third hotel. Gov. George Rivera invited prominent Native...

Tule River Tribe seeks off-reservation casino (June 30, 2008)

The Tule River Tribe of California seeking federal approval for an off-reservation casino. The tribe operates the Eagle Mountain Casino on its reservation. A location closer to the city of Porterville would draw in more customers, administrator Rodney Martin said....

Muscogee Nation hopes to open casino in 2009 (June 30, 2008)

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma hopes to open the first phase of its new casino in early 2009. The 272,000 square-foot facility in Tulsa will feature a casino with 2,800 gaming machines, a 480-seat buffet and lounge area...

Mashantucket casino dealers file complaint over tips (June 30, 2008)

Table game dealers at one of the casinos owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut filed a complaint over tip sharing. The dealers at the Foxwoods Resort Casino want to share tips with dealers at the tribe's new...

Letter: Sycuan Band insults California taxpayers (June 30, 2008)

"An article in Monday's edition was about the Sycuan tribe being allowed to skip on a payment to the state until next year, costing California a much-needed revenue of $30 million. What happened to the larger payments agreed on after...

Column: 'Absurd' debate on off-reservation casinos (June 30, 2008)

"You know you've crossed into a parallel universe when Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick starts lecturing you on respect for the law. Kilpatrick is a five-term Democratic congresswoman from Detroit and chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, but she's perhaps best...