Arizona tribes work harder for gaming revenues (August 20, 2008)

Arizona's gaming tribes continue to see growth at their casinos but they are working harder to reach customers amid national economic woes. The Ak-Chin Indian Community and the Pascua Yaqui Tribe realize the double-digit growth seen in the past can't...

Small charities question California bingo deal (August 20, 2008)

Small charities won't benefit from a bill that expands bingo operations, the California Charity Bingo Association said. The bill allows charities and churches to offer bigger bingo games and run games simultaneously at multiple sites. Electronic bingo machines would...

NIGC seeks more comment on proposed regulation (August 20, 2008)

The National Indian Gaming Commission has extended the comment period on a regulation under development. The proposed regulation seeks to define the meaning of "sole proprietary interest” under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. The law requires tribes to be the...

Barona casino donates gas to Meals on Wheels (August 20, 2008)

The Barona Band of Mission Indians donated a 4,000-gallon tanker of gas to Meals on Wheels as part of a promotion at the Barona Valley Ranch Resort & Casino. The donation enables Meals on Wheels to deliver food to...

Tulalip Tribes debut $130M hotel next to casino (August 20, 2008)

The Tulalip Tribes of Washington held a grand opening for its $130 million hotel. The 12-story, 370-room hotel features 30,000 square-feet of meeting space and a 14,000-square-foot spa. It's part of the Tulalip Resort Casino. "We had the desire...

Pascua Yaqui Tribe sues to shut down poker room (August 20, 2008)

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona went to court on Tuesday to shut down a private poker room. The tribe says Club Royale violates state laws against gambling and interferes with its two casinos. The tribe's assistant attorney general...