Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to honor actor (September 17, 2009)

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota will honor actor Kevin Costner on Sunday. President Joshua Weston said the tribe wants to thank Costner for his support of Indian issues. The event will take place at the Royal River...

Meth bust at Sisseton Wahpeton casino hotel (September 17, 2009)

Three people were arrested and charged in connection with a methamphetamine bust at the Dakota Magic Casino in North Dakota. Authorities said they found a pound of meth in a hotel room at the casino. The meth's street value was...

Gun Lake Tribe begins work on $157M casino (September 17, 2009)

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, broke ground this morning on a $157 million casino in Michigan. Construction of the 83,000 square-foot casino is expected to take 10 to 12 months. The...

Connecticut tribes report dip in slot revenues (September 17, 2009)

Connecticut's two federally-recognized tribes reported double-digit declines in slot machine revenue for the month of August. Compared to August 2008, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a 13.3 percent decline at Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods. The...