Opinion: Phillip Martin led Choctaws to casino industry (March 3, 2010)

"I first met Choctaw Chief Phillip Martin at the opening of the Silver Star Casino and he was not a man of many words. His actions always spoke for him and the Mississippi Band of Choctaws as they produced many...

City continues negotiations over Guidiville Band casino (March 3, 2010)

The city council in Richmond, California, continues to negotiate with the developers of a casino for the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. The city plans to sell the old Point Molate Naval Fuel Depot for $50 million. The closing date...

Connecticut tribes testify against plan for Keno games (March 3, 2010)

Representatives of Connecticut's two federally-recognized tribes testified against a proposal to legalize Keno games. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe say Keno would violate the tribal-state compact. The tribes say they would no longer have to share...

Navajo Nation plans to break ground on second casino (March 3, 2010)

The Navajo Nation expects to break ground on a casino near Flagstaff, Arizona, this fall, The Arizona Daily Sun reports. The $180 million facility includes a casino, hotel and spa. It's due to open in fall 2011. The casino will...

Seminole Tribe make progress on new casino compact (March 3, 2010)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is making progress on a new Class III gaming compact, The Miami Herald reports. The tribe has been negotiating with state lawmakers. Details are still being worked out but the tribe reportedly agreed to share...