Report finds big economic impact of Eastern Cherokee casino (June 27, 2011)

The casino owned by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians poured $328 million into the local economy in North Carolina, according to a report commissioned by the tribe. The Harrah's Cherokee Casino attracts 3.6 million people to the reservation a...

Poarch Creeks still thinking about off-reservation casino plans (June 27, 2011)

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians would like to open an off-reservation casino at its dog track in Alabama but plans are many years away. The tribe bought a controlling interest in the Mobile Greyhound Park. The track is about...

Mississippi governor opposes Choctaw off-reservation casino (June 27, 2011)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians hasn't revived plans for an off-reservation casino but Gov. Haley Barbour (R) is already saying it's "not going to happen." The tribe already has 40 acres off the reservation in trust and submitted a...

Supreme Court won't hear Rincon Band gaming compact case (June 27, 2011)

The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected a petition in Brown v. Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, a gaming compact case. The justices declined the petition without comment in today's order list. The move is good news for the Rincon...