Rumsey Band, county at odds over casino expansion (January 7, 2009)

The Rumsey Band of Wintun Indians says it won't give into the demands of a county over the proposed expansion of its casino in northern California. The tribe already contributes $5 million a year to Yolo County to address the...

Editorial: Poarch Band marks casino milestone (January 7, 2009)

"The Poarch Creek Indians celebrated a huge milestone Tuesday as the tribe opened a new casino facility near Atmore. The venture - which also features a hotel and conference center to open later this month - cost $240 million and...

NIGC proposed regulations during holiday break (January 7, 2009)

The National Indian Gaming Commission isn't letting the end of the Bush administration stop its regulatory initiatives. Over the holiday break, the agency that oversees the $27 billion tribal casino industry proposed updates to several existing regulations. Comments are being...

Cow Creek Band lays off 51 casino employees (January 7, 2009)

The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians of Oregon laid off 51 employees of its casino. The layoffs represent 6 percent of the workforce at the Seven Feathers Hotel Casino and Resort. “As we all know, casinos...

Cocopah Tribe rehires former casino manager (January 7, 2009)

The Cocopah Tribe of Arizona has rehired a former employee to run its casino. Jerry Lane, who has worked in the gaming industry for 30 years, served as general manager of Cocopah Casino from 1997 through 2000. He said he...