Tribal casinos blamed for gaming woes in northern Nevada (March 20, 2012)

Tribal gaming in northern California continues to negatively impact non-Indian casinos in Reno, Nevada, according to some experts. Tribes have enticed gamblers who would otherwise go to Reno to stay closer to home. One of the most successful facilities is...

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe discusses hotel for casino (March 20, 2012)

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe of Wisconsin plans to set aside 20 percent of the work at its new casino hotel for minority-owned businesses. The tribe plans to spent $150 million on a hotel for the Potawatomi Bingo Casino in...

Minnesota lawmaker sees tribes and racetracks in new deal (March 20, 2012)

A Minnesota lawmaker is seeking to broker a deal between tribes and the racetrack industry. Rep. Tim Kelly (R) wants to protect existing tribal casinos, whose operations are being threatened by an expansion of non-Indian gaming. His idea calls for...

Opinion: Expert lacks credibility on Wampanoag casino plan (March 20, 2012)

"When considering an opinion it is critical to consider the bias of the one giving the opinion to determine if the opinion is truly independent. Just as important to consider are the credentials of the one giving the opinion. When...

City council waits on Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino (March 20, 2012)

The city council in Spokane, Washington, delayed a vote on a resolution that opposes the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino. Council member Mike Fagan introduced the resolution and wanted the public notice requirements to be suspended. But there appeared to be...

City council approves Sault Tribe off-reservation casino bid (March 20, 2012)

The city council in Lansing, Michigan, approved plans for an off-reservation casino by the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians The city voted 7-1 to sell property in downtown Lansing for the $245 million development. Three other issues related...