Michigan governor opposes Little River off-reservation casino (August 30, 2011)

MIchigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) opposes an off-reservation casino for the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians. The tribe wants to build a casino in Fruitport Township. The site is about 80 miles from the reservation. “I appreciate the tough...

City spends $1M on gaming lawsuit against Fond du Lac Band (August 30, 2011)

The city council in Duluth, Minnesota, has authorized spending $1.06 million in its lawsuit against the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. The city says it's owed $12 million under a 1994 agreement that calls for the...

Winnebago Tribe expects road to casino to reopen after flood (August 30, 2011)

The road to the casino owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska should be open by Wednesday. The tribe shut down the WinnaVegas Casino in June due to flooding along the Missouri River. It reopened last month after the tribe...

Opinion: Unnecessary delay on Internet gaming in California (August 30, 2011)

"On August 22, 2011, California State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg sent a letter announcing that the bills to legalize intra-state Internet poker would not be voted on this year. The letter was also signed by Sen. Roderick D....

Non-Indian casino in Nevada a top draw for Hispanic patrons (August 30, 2011)

A non-Indian casino in Nevada has struck gold by catering to Hispanic and Spanish-speaking patrons. Revenues at the Primm Valley Casino Resorts took a hit during the recession. Competition from tribal casinos in northern California didn't help either. So executives...

Another guilty plea for blackjack scam at First Nations casino (August 30, 2011)

Another person pleaded guilty in connection with a blackjack scam at a First Nations casino in Saskatchewan. Authorities said seven people, including a former card dealer, stole money from Gold Eagle Casino. So far, the dealer and five players have...