Column: Abuse of earmarks paved a path for Lytton casino (April 28, 2011)

"A classic example of an earlier abuse of this process is the enactment of a bill entitled the “Omnibus Indian Advancement Act” enacted in 2000. Congressman Miller, representing that area of Contra Costa County where the city of San Pablo...

Shakopee Tribe considers liquor sales amid casino debate (April 28, 2011)

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community might sell liquor at its successful casino if lawmakers authorize non-Indian gaming, the tribe's legal counsel said. Mystic Lake Casino is the most popular Indian gaming facility in the state. It's also the closest to...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes break ground for hotel at casino (April 28, 2011)

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho broke ground on a new hotel at the Fort Hall Casino. The tribe is spending $47 million for five-story hotel and events center. The facility is expected to debut by Memorial Day in 2012. "This...

Coeur d'Alene Tribe hopes expansion keeps casino unique (April 28, 2011)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho doesn't want people to think of Vegas, or anywhere else for that matter, when they visit the newly expanded Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel. The tribe spent $85 million to add hotel rooms and...

Shinnecock Nation said to be close to reaching casino deal (April 28, 2011)

The Shinnecock Nation could sign a casino agreement with Nassau County by the end of this week, Crain's New York Business reports. The memorandum of understanding would pave the way for casino development near the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. News...

Univision sues Miccosukee Tribe for destroyed radio tower (April 28, 2011)

Univision Radio in Florida is suing the Miccosukee Tribe over the actions of an unidentified casino maintenance worker back in April 2007. The worker was allegedly clearing trees at the Miccosukee Resort when a radio tower for WQBA fell down...