Residents withdraw opposition to Sycuan Band casino liquor bid (August 8, 2011)

Neighbors of the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation will no longer fight the tribe's liquor license. The state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control approved an interim license for the Sycuan Casino back in 2009. Residents filed more than 300...

Navajo president vetoes bill to exempt casinos in smoking ban (August 8, 2011)

Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly vetoed a bill that exempted tribal gaming facilities from a ban on smoking in public places. Shelly supports a complete smoking ban. He said the bill passed by the Navajo Nation Council doesn't go far...

Panel to discuss Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino (August 8, 2011)

Opponents of the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino will meet for a panel discussion on Wednesday. The Glendale Chamber of Commerce is hosting the panel. Only opponents to the casino have been invited to speak even though the tribe recently...

New facility opens just down road from St. Regis Mohawk casino (August 8, 2011)

A new gaming facility opened just six miles from the casino owned by the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York. The Three Feathers Casino offers about 500 video lottery terminals. It's not licensed by the tribal government but that...

Editorial: Apply state law to Port Gamble S'Klallam casino plans (August 8, 2011)

"Commendably, the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe plans to use low-impact development techniques and an environmentally friendly, energy-efficient building design in its new, 52,000-square-foot casino. But at the same time, they have not provided assurances that they'll apply the same...