Big Lagoon Rancheria set to open gaming facility on reservation (May 23, 2012)

The Big Lagoon Rancheria will open a casino on its reservation in northern California, according to a press release. The tribe signed a deal with Atlantis Internet Group Corp. to offer linked gaming with other Indian gaming facilities. "As plans...

Kickapoo Tribe in Texas awards $46.5M contract for casino work (May 23, 2012)

The Kickapoo Tribe in Texas will spend $46.5 million to expand its casino, according to a press release. The project includes a renovation of the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino and the addition of a 250-room hotel. There will also be...

Opinion: More and more states are looking for gaming revenues (May 23, 2012)

"A surprising fact: Gamblers spent more last year at commercial casinos in Indiana than they did at non-Indian casinos in all but three other states — not surprisingly, Nevada, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The 11 casinos and two racinos (horse...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe announces details of $300M casino (May 23, 2012)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe plans to spend $300 million on a casino in southeastern Massachusetts. The project includes a 145,000-square-foot casino, a 150,000-square-foot hotel with 150 rooms and retail and restaurant space. It would be built in three phases, with...

Eastern Cherokees await approval for Class III gaming compact (May 23, 2012)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is waiting for the North Carolina House to bless its Class III gaming compact. The Senate passed the deal last week. It authorizes live card dealers to the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Resort in...