Chukchansi Tribe irritates some with anti-casino push (April 20, 2012)

More groups are coming forward to say Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians has pressured them to oppose the off-reservation casino sought by the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians. The Bass Lake Chamber of Commerce lost a $150 donation because...

Opinion: Poarch Creeks are big winners in gaming debate (April 20, 2012)

"The winner in the entire scenario has been the Indian casinos. Casinos operated by the Poarch Creek Indians have operated uninterrupted and without any competition for over two years. They fall under federal, not state, jurisdiction. They also pay no...

Seminole Tribe still working on expansions for casinos (April 20, 2012)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is spending $75 million to expand one of its casinos and more growth is expected at other facilities. The tribe is adding 800 slot machines, 12 table games and a 1,300-car garage to the Seminole...

Pequot Tribe moves forward with outlet mall at casino (April 20, 2012)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut will break ground on an outlet mall at its casino this summer, The New London Day reports. The 320,000-square-foot mall at the Foxwoods Resort Casino will feature 85 stores. It's expected to open...

Jena Band plans to hire 270 people for Class II facility (April 20, 2012)

The Jena Band of Choctaw Indians plans to employ 270 people at its Class II facility in Louisiana, Chief B. Cheryl Smith said. The tribe broke ground on the casino last month. Construction has been slowed a bit by bad...

Fond du Lac Band back in court over casino agreement (April 20, 2012)

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and the city of Duluth, Minnesota, were back in court over a disputed gaming agreement. The tribe and the city first entered into an agreement for the Fond-du-Luth Casino in...

Opinion: Few answers on Mashpee Wampanoag casino (April 20, 2012)

"Recently, I was invited by a relative to attend a meeting about the proposed casino. This meeting was conducted by members of Together for Taunton, a pro-casino group financed by the tribe, with a representative from the tribe also in...

Opinion: A vision for a smoke-free casino by Karuk Tribe (April 20, 2012)

"I have a vision of the new Karuk casino being called the “Mt. Shasta Casino” and the tribe breaking tradition of all other Indian Tribes that seem to promote heavy smoking. I see them promoting this one as the crown...

Editorial: Odd alliance against Graton Rancheria casino (April 20, 2012)

"Talk about your strange bedfellows. With the political battle over a tribal casino in Rohnert Park shifting to the state Legislature, local opponents are suddenly on the same side as other California Indian tribes. These putative allies object to a...