Gaming helping tribes in Washington rebuild their reservations (March 28, 2011)

Three tribes in Washington have seen big changes in the last two decades, all thanks to Indian gaming. The Nisqually Tribe operates the Red Wind Casino. The casino saw double-digit growth in revenue and profit in 2010 despite the weak...

Winnebago Tribe, Omaha Tribe work to improve Iowa facilities (March 28, 2011)

The Winnebago Tribe and the Omaha Tribe are working to improve their gaming facilities in Iowa. The Winnebago Tribe recently completed a $3 million renovation of the WinnaVegas Casino, which opened 19 years ago. A 78-room hotel is scheduled to...

Cowlitz Tribe and city eager to negotiate agreement for casino (March 28, 2011)

The Cowlitz Tribe and the city of La Center, Washington, are eager to discuss plans for a casino. Chairman Bill Iyall said its relationship with the city will be "mutually beneficial.” “The prospects of the city’s expansion are dovetailing with...

United Keetoowah Band running casino amid land status issue (March 28, 2011)

In September 2000, the National Indian Gaming Commission concluded that a casino being operated by the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians was not on Indian land. More than 10 years later, the Keetoowah Cherokee Casino is still up and...

Opinion: There's definitely room for more gaming in Minnesota (March 28, 2011)

"Best estimates are that racinos would bring in more than $125 million annually and create thousands of badly needed jobs in the construction, hospitality and agriculture industries in our state, all without increasing anyone's taxes. For starters, after passage of...