NIGC's Hogen, Rep. Cole at gaming conference (June 1, 2009)

National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Phil Hogen and Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), the only Native American in Congress, are scheduled to appear at the North American Gaming Regulators Association Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Hogen will talk about...

Blog: Shinnecock Nation eyes ultimate prize (June 1, 2009)

"After decades of running a legal and bureaucratic gauntlet, the Shinnecock Indian Nation is set to claim their ultimate prize: opening a Suffolk County casino. And with it happening in as little as two years, the Legislature has taken notice,...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe sees drop in revenues (June 1, 2009)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan saw a $5.235 million drop in net slot machine winnings over the last six months. "It wasn't unexpected," Michael Johnson, the tribe's chief financial officer, told The Bay City Times. The drop carried...

Chumash Tribe: Celebrating 15 years of gaming (June 1, 2009)

"It was 15 years ago this month that we first opened the doors of our Chumash Casino to an enthusiastic crowd — including many guests who continue to visit us today. We opened with 210 slot machines, a few table...

Rant: Tribal casino increases public safety costs (June 1, 2009)

"n my area of Southwest Michigan there is an over abundance of Indian Casino's with several more already in the works. The problem is there is also an over abundant increase in calls for emergency services in the area surrounding...