Mohegan Tribe's partner seeks last gaming license in New York (July 12, 2011)

A developer who is working with the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut hopes to secure the last gaming license in New York. Louis Cappelli wants Mohegan Gaming Advisors to run a gaming facility at the Concord Resort in the Catskills. The...

Seven companies bid on Rhode Island study on gaming market (July 12, 2011)

Seven companies are bidding to conduct a gaming study commissioned by the state of Rhode Island. The state wants to know about the gaming market in New England. Tribal and commercial casinos are possible in Massachusetts and New York, which...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe to start work on $3M casino expansion (July 12, 2011)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York expects to break ground on a $3 million casino expansion later this month. The tribe is adding 37 rooms to the hotel at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino, bringing the total to 101...

Lytton Band turns to NLRB for aid in dispute with casino union (July 12, 2011)

Most tribes don't want the National Labor Relations Board in their business but the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians of California is taking a different approach. The tribe asked the NLRB for help with a union that represents 200 employees...

Hearing set on Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe's gaming compact (July 12, 2011)

The South Dakota Commission on Gaming will hold a public hearing this Friday on a new gaming compact with the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe. The deal allows the tribe to add 250 slot machines to the Royal River Casino. That's...

Opinion: Seminole Tribe lures in the 'pale-faces' with gambling (July 12, 2011)

"James Fenimore Cooper's historical novel The Last of the Mohicans concludes with Tamenund (1628-98), the tribal leader of an Indian clan in the Delaware Valley, lamenting the pain of old age and the near-extinction of his people. "Why should Tamenund...

Santee Sioux Tribe secures $20M Shakopee loan for new casino (July 12, 2011)

The Santee Sioux Tribe of Nebraska has received a loan of up to $20 million from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota. The money will be used to build a new Ohiya Casino and Lodge. The 25,000-square-foot facility will...