Fond du Lac Band lands world record with big burger at casino (September 4, 2012)

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians has set a record for the world's biggest burger. The hamburger at the Black Bear Casino Resort weighed 2,014 pounds and was 10 feet in diameter. It included 60...

Non-Indian casino developer optimistic about November vote (September 4, 2012)

Developers on are planning an ad blitz in hopes of convincing voters to approve the first non-Indian casino in Oregon. The casino -- called The Grange -- requires approval of three separate questions on the November ballot. Developers believe voters...

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe to generate energy at casino (September 4, 2012)

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe will be generating energy at its casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The tribe is building an anaerobic digester at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino. The facility will convert food waste into energy, to be sold to the...

Column: Weekend at United Auburn Indian Community casino (September 4, 2012)

"I slept with Smokey Robinson. Now that I have your attention, allow me to clarify: Actually, I slept NEAR Smokey Robinson. What a difference a preposition makes. During a recent weekend at the Thunder Valley Casino & Resort in Lincoln,...

Shakopee Tribe's deal boosts racetrack industry in Minnesota (September 4, 2012)

A $75 million deal with the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is already helping the racetrack industry in Minnesota. The tribe is pouring money into purses at the Canterbury Park. That's attracted more people to the facility, which has seen a...

Shinnecock Nation struggling to get casino plan off the ground (September 4, 2012)

After gaining federal recognition, the Shinnecock Nation announced an ambitious plan to build three casinos in New York but nothing concrete has happened since October 2010. The tribe has been eyeing two sites for casinos. But a deal for one...