Jackson Rancheria plans grand opening for casino upgrades (August 22, 2012)

The Jackson Rancheria of California has scheduled a grand opening this November for a series of a casino renovations. The Jackson Rancheria Casino and Hotel boasts new gaming areas, five restaurants, a high limit room, a poker room, a gift...

Competition brews for commercial casino in Massachusetts (August 22, 2012)

Competition is heating up for a commercial casino in western Massachusetts. The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is still putting together plans for a casino in Palmer. MGM Resorts International, the Las Vegas giant, is also jumping in the game with...

Eastern Cherokees celebrate launch of live games at casino (August 22, 2012)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians welcomed North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue (D) to its casino on Wednesday to celebrate the launch of live table games. Chief Michell Hicks and Perdue negotiated a new Class III gaming compact to authorize...

Narragansett Tribe meets governor to discuss gaming issue (August 22, 2012)

Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas of the Narragansett Tribe and Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) met on Tuesday to discuss gaming issues. Thomas told The Providence Journal he wanted to tell Chafee "about the ups we think the state would...

Lac Courte Oreilles Band near bankruptcy with casino debts (August 22, 2012)

The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe in Wisconsin is near bankruptcy as gaming revenues have fallen dramatically amid rising debts. The tribe only received $2 million from its casino in 2011. In the face of a $33...

Opinion: Gaming revenues burst the myth of the 'rich Indian' (August 22, 2012)

"News from federal regulators that American Indian casino revenues rose 3 percent in 2011 pointed out once again that despite the “myth of the rich Indian” fueled by tribal government gambling, profits are far from evenly distributed among the 246...