Debates: Smoking at the Sault Tribe's off-reservation casino (April 5, 2012)

"Should the proposed Lansing Kewadin Casino allow smoking? Cynthia Hallett, the executive director of Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights, and Roger Martin, who represents the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians for the local public relations firm Martin Waymire Advocacy...

Chickasaw Nation defends use of casino's name for ballpark (April 5, 2012)

The Chickasaw Nation purchased the naming rights to a baseball stadium in Oklahoma City but not everyone is happy with the "Newcastle Casino Field." The park is named for the tribe's gaming facility in Newcastle, about 20 miles away. Critics...

United Auburn Indian Community buys golf course by casino (April 5, 2012)

The United Auburn Indian Community of California purchased a golf course near its casino. The tribe bought Whitney Oaks Golf Club for $3.95 million. The facility will become a part of the Thunder Valley Casino family. "Whitney Oaks rounds out...

Fort Sill Apache Tribe discusses off-reservation casino plans (April 5, 2012)

The Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma held a second meeting to discuss plans for an off-reservation casino in New Mexico. The tribe is analyzing the environmental impacts of the proposed casino. An application could be submitted to the Bureau...

Joe Valandra: NIGC Class II draft regulations are a good start (April 5, 2012)

"The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) recently published discussion drafts of a set of regulations for Class II. These are the first set of regulations for Class II put forth by Chairwoman Stevens and are the result of a strenuous...