Fort Sill Apache Tribe to resubmit bid for New Mexico casino (February 27, 2012)

The Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma has changed tactics in its quest to open a casino in New Mexico. The tribe already has a 30-acre reservation in the southern part of the state. But the land hasn't been deemed...

Two other Muscogee tribal towns already in casino industry (February 27, 2012)

Two of the three Creek tribal towns are in the Indian gaming business, with the third hoping to join them soon. The Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town operates the Redhawk Gaming Center in Wetumka. The small, Class-II only facility is on a...

Pauma Band closes $66M in financing for gaming operation (February 27, 2012)

The Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians has closed on $66 million in financing, a move that benefits its gaming operation. The tribe will use the money to refinance existing debt. Upgrades are also in the works for the Casino Pauma....

Tribal Leaders: Off-reservation casino is bad for Minnesota (February 27, 2012)

"The Red Lake Nation and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, along with other member tribes of the Minnesota Indian Gaming Association, are opposed to efforts by the White Earth Band of Ojibwe to develop an off-reservation casino in the...

Judge rules against Shingle Springs Band in casino dispute (February 27, 2012)

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians of California has been ordered to pay $30 million to a former gaming partner but the judgement is being stayed while the tribe pursues an appeal. The tribe and Sharp Image opened a...

Gabe Galanda: Tribal gaming industry facing major threats (February 27, 2012)

"Indian gaming is the first tribal economy that has ever brought the type of non-Indian capital to Indian Country to make a meaningful difference in the lives of Reservation Indians. Today, however, Indian gaming is under it’s most severe threat...