Oneida Nation to announce casino expansion project next week (November 2, 2012)

The Oneida Nation of New York will be expanding its casino. The Turning Stone Resort Casino hasn't seen a major upgrade since 2007. Details are being kept under wraps but the tribe is promising a "multi-million" dollar project, The Syracuse...

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs announces deal for newest casino (November 2, 2012)

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs said construction will finally start in spring 2013 on a new casino. AMC reached a deal with Hemisphere Gaming, a Minnesota company, to manage the Spirit Sands Casino. The facility will be located on the...

Connecticut tribal casinos see post-hurricane surge in guests (November 2, 2012)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes are seeing a surge in business following Hurricane Sandy. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe shut down some services during the storm. But they are now reporting an increase in business now...

Soo Tribe acquires land for temporary off-reservation casino (November 2, 2012)

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians acquired a site in Lansing, Michigan, for a temporary off-reservation casino. The tribe paid $280,000, plus $9,000 in closing costs, for the parcel in downtown Lansing. The site will house a...

Pokagon Band playing down plans for casino on site in Indiana (November 2, 2012)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians says its plans for Indiana are not only about gaming. The tribe wants to provide a home for 600 members who live in South Bend, Indiana. A land-into-trust application includes plans for housing and...

Officials want BIA to end Spokane off-reservation casino deal (November 2, 2012)

Two local officials are asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to overturn a deal affecting the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino project. The 2010 agreement bars Spokane County from taking a public position on the casino. Two county commissioners say the...