Oneida Nation begins $4.1M renovation at casino (March 4, 2009)

The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin is spending $4.1 million to upgrade the gaming floor and hotel at one of its casinos. The Oneida Casino and adjoining Radisson Hotel & Conference Center will see a new high stakes area, lounge...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe 'knocked' out of gaming (March 4, 2009)

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Carcieri v. Salazar has "knocked" the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe "out of the box" for gaming, Massachusetts Treasurer Timothy Cahill said on Tuesday. The tribe's official federal recognition didn't come until 2007. That might cut...

Editorial: Tohono O'odham casino raises questions (March 4, 2009)

"The Tohono O'odham Nation of southwestern Arizona is maneuvering toward opening what would be the state's largest casino-resort on land it owns in the West Valley at 91st and Northern avenues. Is the Valley ready to accept another casino? As...

Editorial: Approve compact with Seminole Tribe (March 4, 2009)

"We used to hunt deer for a living; now we hunt deals for a living," Max B. Osceola Jr. told the Tallahassee Democrat's editorial board Tuesday. He was describing today's premier enterprises of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, in which...