California Nations Indian Gaming Association backs Internet bill (February 24, 2011)

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association has endorsed Senate Bill 40, a bill to legalize Internet gaming in the state. Tribal leaders debated the issue at CNIGA's annual conference last week. Some said it was critical for tribes to take...

Travel: Eastern Cherokee casino blossoming into Vegas resort (February 24, 2011)

"When it opened in November 1997, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino contained less than 90,000 square feet of gaming space, three restaurants and no hotel. Zip forward 14 years and, behold, the blossoming of a Las Vegas-style resort, one of the largest...

MPR: Minnesota tribes oppose expansion of non-Indian gaming (February 24, 2011)

"Minnesota already has 18 casinos, which are run by several Indian tribes in the state. John McCarthy, executive director of the Minnesota Indian Gaming Association, said he doesn't think there's a market for a high-end casino in Minneapolis. He cites...

Another tribe opposes Tohono O'odham off-reservation casino (February 24, 2011)

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community has joined opposition to the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino. The Salt River Tribe says the proposed casino will violate the tribal-state gaming compact. It will also lead to a 16 percent drop in...