Non-Indian card clubs in California see increase (June 10, 2009)

Non-Indian card clubs in California have seen an increase in revenues, according to the state Gambling Control Commission. One facility is capitalizing on the gain. Lucky Chances Casino, the largest non-Indian card club in northern California, wants to add...

South Dakota tribes press state for slot machines (June 10, 2009)

The South Dakota Legislature's State-Tribal Relations Committee held a hearing on Tuesday to discuss slot machines. The tribal-state compact limits each tribe to 250 machines. Tribes want to add more machines but have faced opposition from Gov. Mike Rounds (R),...

Schwarzenegger plans appeal in compact lawsuit (June 10, 2009)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) plans to appeal a decision that would allow tribes to add more slot machines to their casinos. The Colusa Indian Community and the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians signed compacts in 1999 that promised...

Eastern Cherokee casino prepares for alcohol (June 10, 2009)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is moving to bring alcohol to its casino in North Carolina. Tribal voters approved the sale of alcohol at the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. The tribe will apply for a state liquor license and could...