Snoqualmie Tribe benefits from upgrades in casino bond ratings (January 6, 2011)

The Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington has weathered some tough times since opening a $375 million casino in November 2008 but it looks like business is improving Moody’s Investor Service and Standard & Poor’s have both upgraded the tribe's bond...

Little Traverse lawsuit cites 'devastating impact' from rival casino (January 6, 2011)

An off-reservation casino operated by a rival tribe will have a "devastating impact" on the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Chairman Ken Harrington said. Harrington's tribe has sued the Bay Mills Indian Community in hopes of shutting down...

Some California tribes supported anti-Indian gaming amendment (January 6, 2011)

"Five or six" California tribes supported a controversial amendment that would have curtailed gaming on newly acquired lands, according to a Washington, D.C., lobbyist. Tom Rodgers, a member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana and the owner of Carlyle Consulting,...

Michigan man seeks support for off-reservation casino in Lansing (January 6, 2011)

A Michigan man is trying to build support for an off-reservation casino in Lansing, the state capital. Ted O’Dell founded the Lansing Jobs Coalition with the hopes of putting a casino referendum on the ballot in August. He says gaming...