Eastern Cherokee family gets a chance to save land from casino (August 11, 2011)

A family from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina will get a chance to prevent their mother's land from being used for a gaming facility. The tribal council voted 10-2 on July 14 to seize 205 acres....

Pokagon Band paid $24.5M for early exit from gaming agreement (August 11, 2011)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan paid $24.5 million to exit its gaming management contract with Lakes Entertainment. The tribe opened the Four Winds Casino in August 2007. Lakes was managing the facility until the tribe exercised its...

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe cites increase in gaming revenues (August 11, 2011)

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota says gaming revenues are up 15 percent from a year ago. "We're very happy here," Royal River Casino general manager Steve Christensen told The Sioux Falls Argus Leader. The tribe has been...

Panel discusses Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino (August 11, 2011)

The Glendale Chamber of Commerce hosted a panel to discuss Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino although the tribe wasn't invited to present its views. Only opponents of the casino spoke. They included Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community President Diane Enos...

Gun Lake Tribe wants Supreme Court to hear gaming site dispute (August 11, 2011)

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case that affects its casino. The tribe opened the Gun Lake Casino on February 11. That...

Editorial: Gaming creates an 'illusion' of economic development (August 11, 2011)

"Gov. Cuomo has floated the possibility of legalizing casinos in New York in a much-needed rethinking of the state's gambling policy. He is absolutely right that New York's constitutional ban on casino gaming has become a joke, as Indian-run gambling...