Mississippi Choctaw debt rating takes a dive after raid on casino (August 1, 2011)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians got some more bad news after the FBI raided its casino on June 12. Two days later, Moody's Investors Service downgraded the $200 million in securities owed by the Choctaw Resort Development Enterprise from...

Twentynine Palms reportedly considers new location for casino (August 1, 2011)

The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians in California is reportedly considering a new location for a casino. In January 2008, the tribe announced plans for a casino and RV park on its reservation. But that project appears to...

Poarch Creeks to debut gaming facility in Florida this December (August 1, 2011)

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama plan to open a $12 million gaming facility in Florida this December. The facility will feature horse races and poker. It's the tribe's second gaming venture in Florida. "It's a great site,"...

Tribal gaming revenue sharing in Arizona increases 7.1 percent (August 1, 2011)

Revenue sharing grew by 7.1 percent in the last quarter, the Arizona Department of Gaming reported. Tribes with Class III gaming compacts shared $24.5 million in the quarter that ended June 30. That's an increase from the second quarters in...

BIA authorizes Class III gaming compact for Habematolel Pomo (August 1, 2011)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved a Class III gaming compact for the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake in California. The tribe plans to open the Running Creek Casino on an 11-acre site. The facility will feature 349 slot machines...