NIGC's acting general counsel to retire from post on July 2 (May 5, 2010)

Penny Coleman, the acting general counsel at the National Indian Gaming Commission, is retiring after 16 years of service.

Choctaw Nation gains approval for alcohol sales at casino (May 5, 2010)

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma won approval to sell liquor at its newest casino. All liquor sales will go through Delaware North, a concessions company. Restaurants and bars at the Choctaw Casino and Resort in Durant will be able to...

Cherokee Nation plans to open casino event center in fall (May 5, 2010)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma will open an events center at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa this fall. Cherokee Nation Entertainment CEO David Stewart said the Joint Tulsa should be finished by October. The $20 million, 45,000-square-foot facility...

Passamaquoddy Tribe against referendum for new casino (May 5, 2010)

The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township is opposing a referendum that would authorize a casino resort. The tribe says the Black Bear Entertainment casino is too restrictive and would lead to a future monopoly, the Associated Press reported. Voters will...

Mississippi Choctaws planning casino off main reservation (May 5, 2010)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is planning a small casino away from its main reservation, according to news reports. The tribe has already begun work at the site, located on the Bogue Homa Reservation east of Sandersville in Jones...

Sunshine News: How the Seminole Tribe gamed state GOP (May 5, 2010)

"The Seminole casino compact approved by the 2010 Legislature could deliver up to $1.2 billion to the state's coffers over the next five years, but the back story on the deal makes that jackpot look like an ill-gotten gain. And...

County puts end to Catawba Nation high stakes bingo hall (May 5, 2010)

The Catawba Nation of South Carolina won't be opening a high-stakes bingo hall in Richland County. The tribe's proposal to take over an existing bingo hall was met with opposition at a public meeting on Monday. That prompted a county...