Opinion: Expansion of gaming poses threat to Arizona tribes (June 13, 2011)

"The June 4 My Turn "Allowing 'racinos' in Arizona would stimulate economy," (Opinions) suggested racetracks be allowed to offer casino gaming. As the former director of the Arizona Department of Gaming, I absolutely disagree. Arizona has more to lose than...

Fellow tribes against Jemez Pueblo off-reservation casino (June 13, 2011)

The New Mexico Indian Gaming Association is opposing the Jemez Pueblo off-reservation casino. NMIGA submitted comments to the draft environmental impact statement that was released by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Mark Chino, the president of the Mescalero Apache Nation,...

Tonkawa Tribe pays $2M to settle dispute with gaming firm (June 13, 2011)

The Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma has settled a dispute with its former gaming partner. The tribe will pay $2 million to Gaughan Gaming. "They essentially settled for far less than what they were scheduled to make," tribal attorney Gary Pitchlynn...

Winnebago Tribe shutters casino as rising waters approach (June 13, 2011)

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska has closed its casino in Iowa due to rising water levels in the Missouri River. The WinnaVegas Casino closed on Friday after Woodbury County shut down the only road to the facility. It could be...

Travel: Eastern Cherokees up ante with expansion of casino (June 13, 2011)

"The Harrah's casino that began here as a glorified slots shack is today a full-service, year-round attraction where change is ongoing, especially these days. A five-year, $633 million expansion is nearing completion, with new projects opening every several months. Haven't...

Report: Shinnecock Nation picks Long Island site for casino (June 13, 2011)

The Shinnecock Nation has picked a site on Long Island for a casino, The New York Post reports. The tribe wants to use an old cosmetics distribution center in Yaphank. The 29-acre site houses an existing 230,000 square-foot building that...