Pascua Yaqui Tribe opens doors to $130M casino expansion (November 14, 2011)

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona welcomed visitors to the $130 million expansion of its casino on Friday. The new Casino del Sol features an 18,000 square-foot convention center, two restaurants, a spa and a hotel with 215 luxury rooms....

New England Gaming Summit reports a boost in attendance (November 14, 2011)

Attendance at the New England Gaming Summit increased by 20 percent this year, The Norwich Bulletin reports Interest has grown due to pending legislation in Massachusetts. A bill will authorize three casino resorts throughout the state. “The main thing on...

Eastern Cherokees seeking exclusivity for Class III gaming (November 14, 2011)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians continues to negotiate a new Class III gaming compact with North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue (D). According to a document obtained by the Associated Press, the tribe wants to be the exclusive operator of...

Fort Sill Apache Tribe not giving up New Mexico casino plan (November 14, 2011)

The Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma hasn't given up on plans to open a casino in southern New Mexico, its ancestral territory. The tribe owns 30 acres in between Deming and Las Cruces. The land is held in...

Opinion: Passamaquoddy Tribe loses again with gaming bid (November 14, 2011)

"Voters also turned decisively against gambling with the other two referendum questions. There was a huge margin against a Lewiston casino that was a relatively late entry, but a combined plan for slot-machine "racinos" in Biddeford and Calais also failed...

Editorial: Reject expansion of non-Indian gaming in Florida (November 14, 2011)

"The ongoing debate about legislation filed in Tallahassee to allow "destination casinos" in Florida boils down to this, even though its sponsors vehemently dispute it: Do you want more personally and socially destructive gaming in the Sunshine State? Do you...