Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation sets expansion for casino (January 25, 2010)

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation of California announced plans to expand the Cache Creek Casino Resort. The tribe previously halted a much larger expansion amid the national recession. But the scaled-back project is already drawing complaints from area residents. Get...

Washington tribes see good and bad amid recession (January 25, 2010)

Revenues at tribal casinos in Washington grew slightly last year even as some tribes have taken at hit. Tribes in Washington took in $1.6 billion in 2009, up from $1.5 billion in 2008. The Puyallup Tribe and the Tulalip Tribes...

Editorial: Lawmakers wrong to kill Seminole compact (January 25, 2010)

"A legislative committee was wrong to shred the latest gambling agreement reached by Gov. Charlie Crist and the Seminole tribe because the state now risks losing more than $100 million a year. Hope remains for another negotiated settlement that would...

Opinion: California tribes placing bets on Jerry Brown (January 25, 2010)

"Attorney General Jerry Brown casts himself as a no-nonsense prosecutor. But when it comes to asserting state oversight of casinos owned by Indian tribes, he's been less than aggressive. Tribes that own the state's most lucrative casinos are betting early...

Nelson Pinola: Bay Area casino threatens sovereignty (January 25, 2010)

"The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians, a Mendocino County Pomo tribe like ours, is attempting to obtain land in trust for gaming at Point Molate, Contra Costa County, in the heart of the urban San Francisco Bay Area. While the...