Mississippi Choctaw tribal council delays vote on casino bid (May 11, 2010)

Leaders of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians delayed a vote on a casino away from the main reservation. The tribal council will meet May 19, instead of May 14. The outcome will dictate whether the tribe goes ahead with...

Tulalip woman awaits confirmation hearing as head of NIGC (May 11, 2010)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee hasn't set a date for a confirmation hearing for Tracie Stevens as chair of the National Indian Gaming Commission. Stevens, a member of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, was nominated to the post on...

Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe delays plan for casino expansion (May 11, 2010)

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe of Washington has delayed plans to expand its casino. The tribe opened the $4 million Elwha River Casino in March 2009. It currently offers only slot machines. "We opened in a down market," general...

WSJ: Twelve states in process of expanding gaming options (May 11, 2010)

The Wall Street Journal publishes a chart that shows 12 states are in the process of expanding gaming or considering an expansion. The states are California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey and Ohio. Of...

Oneida Nation details arrangement for casino alcohol sales (May 11, 2010)

The Oneida Nation of New York offered details about a business deal that will bring liquor to the Turning Stone Resort and Casino. The tribe will lease all of the restaurant, hotel, entertainment and gaming floor space at the casino...

Editorial: City's reputation on the line with Mashpee casino (May 11, 2010)

"Last month, the state House of Representatives approved creation of two resort-style casinos in Massachusetts, one of which is thought to be slated for the SouthCoast area. The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has expressed an interest in building a casino in...