Lawsuits challenge city approval of Seminole casino expansion (March 16, 2011)

An attorney has filed two lawsuits against the city of Coconut Creek, Florida, for approving a casino expansion for the Seminole Tribe. The tribe plans to add a retail center and parking garage to the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. The...

Blog: City spends $1.3M to fight Tohono O'odham Nation casino (March 16, 2011)

"Tohono O'odham Nation is a native band that is planning to build a casino inside Glendale’s city limits. The city spent the last two years and $1.3-million (and counting) fighting Tohono O’odham in court. And losing. The natives recently received...

KUOW: Non-Indian card clubs in Washington eye slot machines (March 16, 2011)

"At the Iron Horse mini-casino in Auburn, Washington the motto is: "Let us help you take a break from your worries." The place has 15 card tables, Vegas-style dealers and real poker chips. Customers can play Blackjack, Spanish 21, even...

County seeks $1.38M from Saginaw Chippewa Tribe casino fund (March 16, 2011)

Communities in Isabella County, Michigan, are seeking $1.38 million in gaming revenues from the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe. The big projects on the county's wish list include $523,558 for elder programs and services, $140,000 for drug prosecution, and $116,600 for drain...

Loss of Seneca Nation casino revenue felt in local communities (March 16, 2011)

Local communities are laying off employees and cutting budgets due to an ongoing gaming dispute between the Seneca Nation and the state of New York. The tribe has withheld $228 million from the state, citing an expansion of non-Indian gaming....