Blog: Washington group pushes slot machines for tough times (March 17, 2011)

"Voters thrashed a Tim Eyman-led initiative that would have expanded gambling in restaurants, bars and other venues. That was 2004. This is now. With a big budget chasm threatening to yawn wider with tomorrow’s revenue forecast, The Recreational Gaming Association...

Shakopee Tribe spreads its wealth thanks to successful casino (March 17, 2011)

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota donated over $28 million to tribes, Indian organizations and non-profits and loaned another $60 million to tribes in the last fiscal year, all thanks to Indian gaming. The tribe operates the Mystic Lake...

California doesn't want to be a party in Pechanga gaming case (March 17, 2011)

The state of California says it shouldn't be a party in a gaming lawsuit against the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians. The state says the Class III gaming compact requires the state and the tribe to meet in person before...

Tribes in Washington and Oregon plan major casino expansion (March 17, 2011)

The Yakama Nation of Washington and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon are planning to expand their casinos. The Yakama Nation plans to spend $90 million to upgrade the Yakama Nation Legends Casino. Details are being...