Public Radio: Tribes in California split over Internet poker in state (August 22, 2011)

"Some Native American tribes and card rooms are going all-in on a measure that would let them set up poker websites. But many other tribes say they're being left out. This is one political issue that's splitting California tribes -...

Massachusetts governor supports a Mashpee Wampanoag casino (August 22, 2011)

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) says gaming legislation needs to account for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. Patrick supports full-scale gaming in the state. That would mean the tribe can open a Class III casino. "We believe it is important that...

Kickapoo Tribe in Texas spending big with $90M casino expansion (August 22, 2011)

The Kickapoo Tribe of Texas is undertaking a $90 million expansion of its Class II gaming facility. The tribe is expanding the gaming floor and adding a 250-room hotel to the Lucky Eagle Casino in Eagle Pass. The project is...

Miccosukee Tribe settles suit over damaged radio tower by casino (August 22, 2011)

The Miccosukee Tribe has settled a lawsuit with Univision Radio in Florida over the actions of an unidentified casino maintenance worker. The worker was allegedly clearing trees at the Miccosukee Resort when a radio tower for WQBA fell down and...

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe looking to join Indian gaming industry (August 22, 2011)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is looking to get into the Indian gaming industry. The tribe is the only one in the state without a casino. A council member said slot machines could be added to an...

Editorial: New York governor proposes 'solution' to gaming needs (August 22, 2011)

"When it comes to allowing more casinos in New York — including finally getting one built in the Catskills — Gov. Andrew Cuomo's suggestion is not nearly as unique as it is abundantly feasible and level-headed: Explore amending the New...