Shingle Springs casino sees 19K visitors a day (January 8, 2009)

The new casino owned by the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians sees an average of 19,000 visitors a day, an executive said. The Red Hawk Casino opened to large crowds on December 17, 2008. But planning by the...

Red Lake Nation breaks ground on casino expansion (January 8, 2009)

The Red Lake Nation of Minnesota broke ground on an expansion of one of its casinos. The new Seven Clans Casino will replace a smaller facility. It will be the closest of the tribe's casinos to Bemidji, the largest...

Auburn Community to resume casino expansion (January 8, 2009)

The United Auburn Indian Community of California will resume construction on a casino expansion in the coming months. The tribe began work on the Thunder Valley Casino last year but halted work in November amid concerns about the economy. The...

Seneca Nation hopeful for casino under Obama (January 8, 2009)

The Seneca Nation of New York hopes the new administration of president-elect Barack Obama will be receptive to an off-reservation casino. The tribe hopes to build a casino in the Catskills. Bush administration policy makes approval virtually impossible. "The Nation...

Mohegan Tribe reaches deal over casino smoking (January 8, 2009)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut plans to announce an agreement with the state to address smoking at its casino. The tribe said it reached a deal with Gov. M. Jodi Rell (R) to make at least 20 percent of the...