Malaysian company with ties to tribes eyes a casino in Florida (November 29, 2011)

Genting, a Malaysian company with a history in Indian Country, is seeking to build a mega-casino in Florida. Genting plans to spend $3.8 billion on a resort with six towers, 50 restaurants and a shopping mall on the Miami waterfront....

Michigan's newest tribal casinos share nearly $32M with state (November 29, 2011)

Left to Right: Lindsay Vogelsberg (Rep. Bob Genetski's Office on behalf of State of Michigan); Punkin Shananaquet (Tribal Council); D.K. Sprague (Tribal Chairman); Mark DeYoung (Chairman, Allegan County Board of Commissioners); Norm Taylor (Superintendent Wayland Union Schools); Phyllis Davis...

Lawmakers not rushing to pass Eastern Cherokee casino pact (November 29, 2011)

A key lawmaker says a vote on the new Class III gaming compact for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is not likely this week. Principal Chief Michell Hicks and Gov. Beverly Perdue (D) signed the compact yesterday. But lawmakers...

Spokane Tribe seeks equal footing with off-reservation casino (November 29, 2011)

The Spokane Tribe of Washington is trying to build support for an off-reservation casino. The tribe wants to use 145 acres in Airway Heights for a casino and other development. But opposition is coming from the Kalispel Tribe, which operates...

Fort Sill Apache Tribe hopes to stimulate economy with casino (November 29, 2011)

The Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma says its proposed casino can stimulate the economy in southern New Mexico. The tribe could employ 80 people immediately at the Apache Homelands Casino, Chairman Jeff Haozous told The Deming Headlight. The workforce...

Chippewa Cree Tribe still working on bringing hotel to casino (November 29, 2011)

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana is still hoping to add a hotel to the Northern Winz Casino. Earlier this year, the tribe announced plans for an $11 million, 80-room hotel. But obtaining financing has been difficult so the project...