Opinion: Electronic bingo controversy just won't die in Alabama (March 22, 2011)

"In the past week, the charity bingo issue has raised it ugly electronic head, again. It'll be interesting to see how Gov. Robert Bentley and Attorney General Luther Strange handle the latest events. First, Greenetrack last Friday started opening for...

Oneida Nation concerned about proposed landfill next to casino (March 22, 2011)

The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin is worried about a landfill being proposed to a site next to one of its gaming facilities. Georgia-Pacific wants to dump toxic waste to one of its landfills in Ashwaubenon. The site is next to...

Gun Lake Tribe hires 200 more workers to meet casino demand (March 22, 2011)

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Potawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, is hiring 200 additional employees at its casino in Michigan. The Gun Lake Casino has only been open a month. But business has been so good that...

NIGC confirms legality of Poarch Creek Class II bingo machines (March 22, 2011)

Electronic bingo machines operated by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians are legal, the National Indian Gaming Commission said in a letter to Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange. Paper bingo is legal in the state. Therefore, any form of the...

Navajo Nation breaks ground on first gaming facility in Arizona (March 22, 2011)

The Navajo Nation broke ground on its first gamin facility in Arizona. The $150 million Twin Arrows Casino and Resort will be located off a major interstate near Flagstaff. The facility is expected to open by mid-June 2012. The facility...