Yurok Tribe looked into opening $30M riverboat casino (March 19, 2010)

The Yurok Tribe of California dropped plans for a $30 million riverboat casino that chairman Thomas P. O’Rourke said would have been a major economic boost to the reservation. During the election last year, O’Rourke told tribal members about his...

Passamaquoddy Tribe pushes ballot initiative on casino (March 19, 2010)

The Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine will continue to push a casino ballot initiative even after lawmakers on a key committee voted against the idea. The tribe reached a deal with Black Bear Entertainment and Penn National Gaming to put three...

Rincon Band harnesses solar power to keep casino cool (March 19, 2010)

The Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians of California is using the sun to keep its casino cool. The tribe operates a $8 million, 1-megawatt solar plant on the reservation. The system is used to power the air-conditioning system at the...

Potential Shinnecock gaming sites far from reservation (March 19, 2010)

As the Shinnecock Nation of New York heads towards federal recognition, the tribe is looking for potential sites for a casino. The tribe has expressed interest in the Aqueduct Racetrack and Belmont Park Raceway. But The Queens Chronicle notes that...