Audio of House hearing on Tohono O'odham Nation casino bill (October 4, 2011)

The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs holds a hearing tomorrow on H.R.2938, a bill that stops the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona from building an off-reservation casino. Members of the subcommittee heard from tribal leaders and local...

Cherokee Nation still working on plans for new gaming facility (October 4, 2011)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma is still working on plans for a new casino in Tahlequah. The tribe plans to build the new Cherokee Casino Tahlequah on a 17-acre site that was placed in trust last November. The facility...

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe in discussions for off-reservation casino (October 4, 2011)

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is in discussions for an off-reservation casino in Lansing, Michigan, according to news reports. The tribe hasn't confirmed talks but Mayor Virg Bernero is on board. "My administration strongly supports the concept...

Editorial: New Yorkers ready to take a gamble on more casinos (October 4, 2011)

"Having been the gaming capital of the world since the 40s, Las Vegas has had the monopoly on serious gamers and lovers of the glamorous high life for decades. That, however, could be about to change as New York is...

Bay Mills Indian Community awaits outcome of casino lawsuit (October 4, 2011)

Photo Turtle Talk The Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan is awaiting the outcome of litigation regarding its off-reservation casino. The tribe opened a casino in Vanderbilt last November. The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians and the state...

Tohono O'odham Nation poll shows support for casino project (October 4, 2011)

The Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona says results of a poll show the public supports an off-reservation casino. When asked "In general, do you think this is a very good, good, bad or very bad project for the West Valley?"...