Eastern Cherokees plan for vote on alcohol outside of casino (January 18, 2012)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is preparing for an April 15 vote that will determine whether alcohol sales will be allowed across the reservation. Currently, alcohol sales are limited to the Harrah's Cherokee Casino. Tribal members who own businesses...

Marcella Giles defends legality of Kialegee Tribal Town casino (January 18, 2012)

Marcella Giles, a prominent Indian rights attorney, says plans for a casino on her Indian allotment have been in the works for years. Giles, a member of the Muscogee Nation, and her sister inherited the allotment from their father. They...

Seminole Tribe hails state's legal opinion over slot machines (January 18, 2012)

The Seminole Tribe is praising Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (R) for a legal opinion that backs the Class III gaming compact. The agreement guarantees the tribe exclusivity for Class III games outside of South Florida. The legal opinion confirms...

Fond du Lac Band expects more jobs with casino expansion (January 18, 2012)

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians wants to expand its off-reservation casino in Duluth, Minnesota. The tribe has asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs to add an adjacent property to the Fond-du-Luth Casino. Chairwoman Karen Diver...

United Keetoowah Band confirms South Carolina casino plan (January 18, 2012)

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma confirmed interested in a casino in South Carolina. The tribe has teamed up with developers for a casino and hotel near Hilton Head Lakes. “The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians...

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe announces casino for hotel (January 18, 2012)

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe announced plans to build a hotel at its casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The tribe will break ground on the $150 million, 382-room hotel this spring. Construction is expected to take two years. The hotel...