Mohegan Tribe plans to add card games in Pennsylvania (March 17, 2010)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut plans to add table games to its gaming facility in Pennsylvania by June or July. The state Gaming Control Board unanimously approved the games for the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The board imposed...

Cherokee woman rises through ranks to manage casino (March 17, 2010)

Tonya Roop, a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, has risen through the ranks to become the general manager for two of the tribe's casino. Roop started working for the tribe 17 years ago. That's when the casino...

Mayor against Guidiville Band off-reservation casino bid (March 17, 2010)

The mayor of Richmond, California, says the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians will bring "more crime, robbery, drugs, domestic violence, prostitution and of course, gambling addictions" to the city with an off-reservation casino. Mayor Gayle McLaughlin has long opposed the...

Seneca Nation still waiting on permanent Buffalo casino (March 17, 2010)

The Seneca Nation is waiting for the economy to improve before building a permanent off-reservation casino in Buffalo, New York, tribal leaders said. The tribe halted work on the $333 million Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino last year. There's no...

Case questions Eastern Cherokee compact negotiations (March 17, 2010)

A lawsuit that was filed in North Carolina state court says the governor lacks the authority to negotiate a Class III gaming compact with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The tribe's original compact was negotiated in 1994 but a...