Spokesperson for Morongo Band's Internet poker group joins rival (January 5, 2011)

The California Online Poker Association, a group led by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, has lost its spokesperson to a rival Internet gambling group. Patrick Dorinson was helping the tribe with efforts to legalize Internet poker in California. Now...

MPR: New Minnesota governor receptive to a state-owned casino (January 5, 2011)

"Gov. Mark Dayton says if Minnesota expands gambling, a state-owned casino would be the best way to go about it. Horse track owners have long sought to add slot machines. But the new DFL governor says so-called racinos will not...

Sault Tribe asks members to approve off-reservation casino plan (January 5, 2011)

Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians are being asked to approve plans for an off-reservation casino in Romulus, Michigan. Chairman Darwin "Joe" McCoy said the tribe is working with developers to build the casino. The project...

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe seeks governor's testimony in case (January 5, 2011)

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe wants South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds (R) to testify in a gaming compact case. The tribe filed the lawsuit after Rounds refused to renegotiate the compact. But state attorneys say he doesn't need to testify....

Local businesses see benefit from Bay Mills off-reservation casino (January 5, 2011)

The Bay Mills Indian Community has angered other tribes and the state of Michigan with its off-reservation casino but some local businesses are welcoming the development. Chris Young has seen an increase in business at his Ugly Bar & Grill....