Tohono O'odham Nation gathers support against anti-casino bill (September 21, 2011)

The Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona is gathering support in opposition to a bill that would block its plan for an off-reservation casino. The Arizona Contractors Association is asking Rep. Trent Franks (R-Arizona), the sponsor of H.R.2938, to withdraw his...

Kansas asks to join Wyandotte Nation off-reservation casino suit (September 21, 2011)

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt wants to join the Wyandotte Nation off-reservation casino lawsuit. The tribe sued the Obama administration in July for failing to approve its land-into-trust application. Schmidt filed papers to join the case today. “The State contends...

Poll shows New Yorkers support expansion of non-Indian gaming (September 21, 2011)

A majority of voters in New York support an expansion of non-Indian gaming, according to a Quinnipiac University poll. When asked whether New York should have casinos "similar to those in Atlantic City and Las Vegas," 56 percent said yes....

Forest County Potawatomi Community looking at hotel at casino (September 21, 2011)

The Forest County Potawatomi Community is looking at building a hotel at its casino in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The tribe hasn't committed to a plan. But sources told Real Estate Weekly that requests for a 22-story, 400-room hotel at...

Menominee Nation weighs agreement for off-reservation casino (September 21, 2011)

The Menominee Nation of Wisconsin is considering changes to its off-reservation casino agreement. The tribe reached the agreement with the city of Kenosha and Kenosha County in 2005. It's been extended four times since then and now both sides are...

Cherokee Nation working on expansion of three gaming facilities (September 21, 2011)

Gaming is a booming business for the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. The tribe is expanding three of its gaming facilities. Construction at the Cherokee Casino in Fort Gibson has already started, bringing it to 27,500 square-feet, or nearly four times...