Police fear increase in calls with liquor at Shakopee casino (May 11, 2011)

Law enforcement are worried about an increase in calls if the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community starts serving liquor at its casino. The tribe might sell liquor at the Mystic Lake Casino if lawmakers expand non-Indian gaming in the state. One...

Cherokee Nation spends $52M on hotel expansion at casino (May 11, 2011)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma announced plans for a $52 million hotel expansion at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. The expansion will occur in an area of the casino that collapsed during a winter storm in February. The...

City votes to appeal ruling in Tohono O'odham casino case (May 11, 2011)

The city council in Glendale, Arizona, voted to appeal another ruling in its bid to stop the Tohono O'odham Nation from building an off-reservation casino. The city claims it annexed portions of a 134-acre site owned by the tribe. But...

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe compact case headed to trial (May 11, 2011)

After four years, the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe will finally get its day in court in a gaming lawsuit. The tribe will go to trial on July 11 in its case against the state of South Dakota. The tribe is...

Announcement expected for Shinnecock Nation casino plan (May 11, 2011)

An announcement is expected this morning for a Shinnecock Nation casino in Nassau County. The tribe has been considering several sites in the county. It looks like officials have settled on the Belmont Park Raceway. "Tomorrow at Nassau Coliseum, I...

BIA told two California tribes to expect approval of casinos (May 11, 2011)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs "privately" told two tribes to expect approval for their casino projects, The Contra Costa Times reports. The paper said the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians and the Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians were told...