Siletz Tribes distribute $114K in casino funds with local groups (November 13, 2012)

The Confederate Tribes of Siletz Indians shared about $114,000 in gaming funds with charities in Oregon. This quarter, the Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund awarded grants to 39 groups. The checks were presented at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort last...

Viejas Band holds topping off ceremony for $36M casino hotel (November 13, 2012)

The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians held a topping-off ceremony today for its new casino hotel. The $36 million hotel at the Viejas Casino will feature 128 rooms, a pool and hot tub with a patio area and cabanas,...

Sault Tribe asks court to dismiss lawsuit against casino project (November 13, 2012)

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit aimed at blocking its proposed off-reservation casino in Lansing, Michigan. The tribe recently acquired a site in downtown Lansing for the casino....

Column: New York breaks piggybank in Seneca gaming dispute (November 13, 2012)

"Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week touted a deal to advance payments from the New York Power Authority to Niagara Falls as the state “stepping up” to provide fiscal stability in the Falls. But it's the state's actions in its dispute...

Oregon tribes spent $2.8M in battle against non-Indian casino (November 13, 2012)

Tribes in Oregon spent $2.8 million fighting a non-Indian casino that was easily defeated on the ballot last week, Williamette Week reported. The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe were the main opponents...

Column: Washington companies take big bet on online gaming (November 13, 2012)

"Seattle’s becoming the new Barbary Coast. First it legalizes marijuana. Next it’s likely to become the hub for online gambling. The city’s already on the forefront of online casinos, with Seattle companies building some of the leading virtual-gambling operations on...