Cow Creek Band to hire casino workers after layoffs (May 29, 2009)

After letting go of 51 employees in January, the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians is hiring at the Seven Feathers Hotel & Casino Resort in Oregon. The tribe is looking for 18 employees. "It could be someone who...

Column: Chickasaw Nation eyes racetrack in Texas (May 29, 2009)

"Global Gaming has filed an "expression of interest." And that interest is very serious, said the company’s CEO, John Elliott. Global Gaming, in other words, intends, or at least hopes, to purchase Remington Park in Oklahoma City and Lone Star...

Cherokee Nation considers casinos at smoke shops (May 29, 2009)

Leaders of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma are discussing the possibility of allowing gaming at smoke shops. The idea came up during a tribal council meeting, The Tulsa World reported. Smoke shops owned by individual tribal members could be licensed...

Shinnecock Nation open to several casino sites (May 29, 2009)

The Shinnecock Nation of New York ran into opposition a few years ago when it tried to build a casino. But now that the tribe is closer to federal recognition, politicians and local residents are embracing the idea. The tribe...

Sotomayor won $8300 jackpot at Florida casino (May 29, 2009)

Judge Sonia Sotomayor, President Barack Obama's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, won $8,283 at a casino in Florida last November, according to her financial disclosure form. The White House would not say how Sotomayor won the money or where...