Seminole Tribe battling some big players in gaming debate (January 31, 2012)

The Seminole Tribe is going up some some big names as state lawmakers consider a bill to authorize up to three non-Indian casinos. The Genting Group, a Malaysian company with ties to Indian Country, Las Vegas Sands and even Walt...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still reviewing sites for casino (January 31, 2012)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is still looking for casino sites, Chairman Cedric Cromwell said. In a post on the tribe's website, Cromwell said the potential locations are being kept confidential to ensure "the price of the land does...

Editorial: Internet gaming can help state fix budget crunch (January 31, 2012)

"Officials at the New Mexico Lottery and the state Gaming Control Board, which oversees gambling at Indian casinos, racetrack casinos and veterans and fraternal clubs, are starting to look at what a piece of that could mean to the state’s...

School board concerned about location of Kialegee casino (January 31, 2012)

The school board in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma is worried about the construction of a school near the site of the Kialegee Tribal Town's proposed casino. The board voted to build the elementary school and pre-kindergarten center after learning about the...

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe back on with casino expansion (January 31, 2012)

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe of Washington is back on track with a casino expansion project. The tribe will spend about $9.5 million to add 5,000-square-feet to the 7 Cedars Casino. The expansion will allow the tribe to install about 200...

Poll finds support for Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino (January 31, 2012)

An independent poll shows support for the off-reservation casino sought by the Spokane Tribe of Washington. According to Strategic Research Associates, 40 percent of Spokane County residents "strongly favored" or "mildly favored" the casino. Another 34 percent said they were...

Mayor denies making racial slurs against casino opponents (January 31, 2012)

Mayor Virg Bernero of Lansing, Michigan, acknowledged using "strong language" against opponents of an off-reservation casino but he denied any racist intent against Native people. Bernero offered a "heartfelt and sincere apology" to anyone who was offended when he...