Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee gaming hearing (July 25, 2011)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold an oversight hearing this Thursday on the role of the National Indian Gaming Commission and tribes in the regulation of Indian gaming. The hearing takes place at 2:15pm in Room 628 of the...

Pokagon Band set to open second gaming facility on August 30 (July 25, 2011)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians will open a new gaming facility on August 30. The Four Winds Hartford is the tribe's second gaming facility in Michigan. It will feature 500 slot machines, nine table games and a restaurant. The...

Mississippi Choctaw casino sees small return on big investment (July 25, 2011)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians spends at least $1.3 million a year to woo gamblers from Atlanta, Georgia, but few of them are actually visiting the reservation, The Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports. At the suggestion of a non-Indian company, the...

NIGC rules UKB casino not on Indian land in long-running dispute (July 25, 2011)

The casino owned by the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians of Oklahoma is not on "Indian land," the National Indian Gaming Commission said in a decision last Thursday. The tribe opened the Keetoowah Cherokee Casino in 1991. The site...

Man arrested in connection with shooting at Muckleshoot casino (July 25, 2011)

A 42-year-old Washington man is in custody in connection with the shooting of seven people at the casino owned by the Muckleshoot Tribe. The man allegedly went to Club Galaxy at the Muckleshoot Casino to look for his estranged wife....

Opinion: Asian gaming giant concerned about Shinnecock Nation (July 25, 2011)

"Genting is the Malaysian global gaming juggernaut that has been working on gaming projects within the United States for several years and finally appears to be on the verge of opening its first domestic casino before the end of the...