Scotts Valley Band hopes for casino approval this year (February 25, 2010)

A public rally hasn't convinced the Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California to change locations for a casino. The tribe is sticking to a site about 100 miles from its headquarters."We continue to be extremely optimistic that our...

No charges filed for assault at Seminole Tribe's casino (February 25, 2010)

Prosecutors in Florida won't file charges in connection with an alleged sexual assault at a casino owned by the Seminole Tribe. Prosecutors cited a lack of medical evidence and cited inconsistent information in their decision not to charge football Hall...

Opinion: Allow public vote on Graton Rancheria casino (February 25, 2010)

"Petaluma voters approved Measure H, which I also authored, to oppose a proposed casino just south of Petaluma, by a vote of 79 percent “yes” to 21 percent “no.” That casino proposal quickly derailed. Bottom line: advisory votes matter. Which...

Town wants deadline for Mashpee Wampanoag casino (February 25, 2010)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is being pressed to commit to a deadline for a proposed casino in Middleboro, Massachusetts. In 2007, the tribe finalized an agreement to build a casino in the town. But tribal leaders are apparently considering locations...

Cherokee Nation confirms it won't operate horse track (February 25, 2010)

The leader of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma confirmed the tribe won't resume horse races at the Blue Ribbon Downs. The tribe bought the property in December for $2.5 million, the Associated Press reported, citing county documents. Chief Chad...