NIGA senses recovery in $27B tribal casino industry (April 17, 2009)

Tribal casino revenues have fallen in the double digits in some areas but the National Indian Gaming Association feels good days are coming soon. "I think we're starting to see recovery now, but we can't wait for a full...

Seminole gaming compact bill passes Florida Senate (April 17, 2009)

The Florida Senate voted 27-11 on Thursday in favor of a Class III gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe. The deal authorizes slot machines and table games. It calls for the tribe to share an estimated $400 million a year...

Twentynine Palms Band dismisses casino manager (April 17, 2009)

The Twentynine Palms Band of Mission Indians has fired the general manager of the Spotlight 29 Casino in southern California. Raymond DelFiandra said he was told about the decision on Monday. His administrative assistant was also let go. DelFiandra said...

Alabama-Coushatta Chair: Gaming will help reservation (April 17, 2009)

"The national economic downturn touches all of us, but the economic struggles so many Americans now face is one that poses a long-running challenge to members of my tribe, the Alabama-Coushatta of Texas. One in three people on our reservation...

Editorial: Drop fight against Mechoopda Tribe's casino (April 17, 2009)

"Our view: It's time for the county and the Mechoopda to start talking. The dismissal of Butte County's lawsuit against the Mechoopda tribe in an effort to block a casino near the intersection of Highways 149 and 99 would seem...