Gun Lake Tribe works to expand law enforcement beyond casino (September 6, 2012)

The Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, is expanding its police department. The tribe has three officers on duty. They mainly provide service to the Gun Lake Casino but they are also...

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe opens nature trail to guests at gaming facility (September 6, 2012)

The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana has opened a nature trail next to its casino. Guests at the Paragon Casino Resort can use a boardwalk that's about one-mile long. The trail includes crossing points over the Coulee Des Grues, a waterway...

Michigan court won't place non-Indian gaming question on ballot (September 6, 2012)

A proposal to authorize eight non-Indian casinos in Michigan won't appear on the November ballot. The Michigan Supreme Court refused to place the question before voters. The decision appears to put an end to the controversy after weeks of uncertainty....

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe yet to finish gaming land application (September 6, 2012)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hasn't finalized its land-into-trust application for a casino in Massachusetts, The Cape Cod Times reports. The tribe has detailed its plans for a $500 million casino in Taunton. But key documents regarding legal issues -- such...

Judge dismisses Santa Ysabel Band's casino bankruptcy petition (September 6, 2012)

It looks like the Santa Ysabel Band of Mission Indians in California won't be able to protect its casino under federal bankruptcy law. The Santa Ysabel Casino filed for bankruptcy, citing more than $50 million in debts. A major creditor...

Video: Comedian endures tough shows at Michigan tribal casinos (September 6, 2012)

Comedian Dan Telfer explains what happens when he went on a tour of tribal casinos in Michigan. Spoiler: It's pretty bad. Telfer doesn't say which tribe but locals can probably guess -- he refers to a string of facilities...