Choctaw Nation celebrates opening of $300M casino (February 10, 2010)

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma celebrated the opening of the $300 million Choctaw Casino and Resort on Tuesday. The casino features 3,000 slot machines, 30 poker tables and 38 table games and 110,000 square-feet of gaming space. There's also a...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe cutting casino backers (February 10, 2010)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is reportedly looking to end ties with some of its investors. A group called AtMashpee invested more than $25 million in the tribe and its federal recognition bid from 1999 to 2006, The Cape...

Column: Who's the sucker in Internet poker debate? (February 10, 2010)

"It's an old line but true: If you sit down to play poker and don't know who the sucker is, it's you. On Tuesday, lobbyists, consultants and clients filled almost every one of the 182 seats in Room 4203 of...

Robert McGhee: Poarch Creeks for bingo regulation (February 10, 2010)

"There are very few times in government where one plan can solve two problems -- especially huge issues like our state's budget shortfall and how to deal with bingo. But Alabama legislators will soon have the opportunity to kill two...

California committee takes up Internet poker issue (February 10, 2010)

The California Senate Governmental Organization Committee held a hearing on Tuesday to examine Internet poker. The Morongo Band of Mission Indians wants a consortium of tribes and non-Indian card clubs to be able to offer Internet poker games. The...

Pascua Yaqui Tribe starts work on casino expansion (February 10, 2010)

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona broke ground on an $80 million expansion of the Casino del Sol near Tucson. The tribe is adding a convention center, a 215-room hotel, a restaurant, a buffet and a spa to the...

Seminole Tribe offers $5K reward for casino robbery (February 10, 2010)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for a robbery at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. A man stole thousands of dollars from the casino's poker room...