Agua Caliente Band reports dip in casino earnings (December 10, 2009)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of California saw a 2.6 percent drop in earnings at one of its casinos. The Agua Caliente Casino Resort and Spa cost $400 million. The hotel at the casino opened in April...

Editorial: Control of gambling at stake in Alabama (December 10, 2009)

"Who controls gambling in Alabama? Gov. Bob Riley? He'd like to run every slot machine masquerading as electronic bingo out of the state. But gambling interests don't seem to much care what he thinks. The Alabama Supreme Court? It issued...

Laguna Pueblo unveils $3.9M expansion of casino (December 10, 2009)

Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico is unveiling a $3.9 million expansion of the Dancing Eagle Casino today. The tribe added 100 slot machines, a new restaurant, and a new stage and music lounge to the facility. It's the first major...

Employees at Auburn casino organize into unions (December 10, 2009)

About 40 percent of the employees at the casino owned by the United Auburn Indian Community of California have organized into unions. About 810 drivers, food-service workers and other employees at Thunder Valley Casino are joining either Unite Here or...

Editorial: Chickasaw Nation impacts Texas gaming (December 10, 2009)

"With political campaigning officially ready to begin this week across Texas, more voices are asking if Indian-owned gaming is about to gain a major legal toehold in the state. The state, over the past decade, has been successful in closing...

Report: Tribal casino industry grew by 1.5 percent (December 10, 2009)

Tribal gaming facilities took in $26.8 billion last year, representing a growth of 1.5 percent, according to the annual Indian Gaming Industry Report. California remained the largest market, with tribes taking in $7.3 billion in 2008. But that represented...