Coushatta Tribe announces expansion of casino on 16th birthday (January 14, 2011)

The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana announced plans to expand its casino. The tribe will be expanding the gaming area and adding 400 hotel rooms to the Coushatta Casino Resort. Construction is scheduled to begin later this month. The tribe opened...

Connecticut tribes report mixed results in their slot machine win (January 14, 2011)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes reported mixed results in their slot machine win for the month of December 2010. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation reported a win of $45.1 million. That's a 1.2 percent increase from December 2009. The Mohegan...

Mashantucket Tribe spent over $34M on Pennsylvania casino bid (January 14, 2011)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut spent over $34 million on a failed casino in Pennsylvania, The New London Day reports. The Foxwoods Casino Philadelphia was a partnership between the tribe and other developers. But after numerous delays, the...

Gun Lake Tribe hopes new casino will improve lives for its people (January 14, 2011)

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, is getting ready to open its first casino. Chairman D.K. Sprague has spent most of his life in his tribe's community. He hopes the...

Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux leaders misusing tribal gaming funds (January 14, 2011)

The following opinion by Jeffrey Whalen, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, appears in this week's issue of the Native Sun News. All content © Native Sun News. I have written my share of articles for the Native Sun...