Report shows Wisconsin tribal casinos took in $1.3B last year (September 27, 2012)

Tribal gaming revenue has remained steady over the last three years despite a rocky economy, according to a new report from the Legislative Audit Bureau. Revenues were about $1.3 billion for 2009, 2010 and 2011, according to the report. But...

Column: Off-reservation casino an issue for county's election (September 27, 2012)

"One of Southern California's most interesting local races in the runup to the election is taking place in San Bernardino's third Supervisorial District, where Democrat James Ramos is working to unseat incumbent Republican Neil Derry. Though after attending a "meet-and-greet"...

Grand Ronde Tribes donate $720K to defeat non-Indian casino (September 27, 2012)

The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde have spent $721,075 so far to fight a non-Indian casino that's on the November ballot. The tribe recently donated $247,165 to the It's Still A Bad Idea Committee. The only other major donor to...

Osage Nation starts work on second casino expansion project (September 27, 2012)

The Osage Nation of Oklahoma broke ground on a second casino expansion project on Wednesday. The Osage Casino in Skiatook will grow to 78,000 square-feet when it's completed in fall of 2013. The facility will feature a restaurant, sports bar...

Jack Duran: Off-reservation casino move supports sovereignty (September 27, 2012)

"Recently, the California Governor, Jerry Brown, authorized the Class III gaming compacts of two landless tribes, the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians and Estom Yumeka Maidu (Enterprise Rancheria), who had petitioned the state to operate tribal gaming facilities outside...

Omaha Tribe set to reopen casino with new name in December (September 27, 2012)

The Omaha Tribe will be reopening its casino in Iowa this December, KCAU-TV reports. The new facility will be called the Blackbird Bend Casino. It will be housed in a temporary structure while the tribe builds an entirely new building...

City spends $3.2M in losing case over Tohono O'odham casino (September 27, 2012)

The city of Glendale, Arizona, has spent $3.2 million losing a lawsuit against the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino. And the city plans to spend even more money. The council voted to continue the litigation despite losing before the 9th...