Quapaw Tribe's casino makes big donation to local food banks (December 7, 2012)

The Quapaw Tribe donated $40,000 worth of canned goods to five food banks in Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas. The donation was facilitated by the Downstream Casino Resort. Recipients included the Inter-Tribal Council Food Distribution Center. “This donation means our clients...

Mashantucket Tribe holds grand opening for casino gas station (December 7, 2012)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut hosted a grand opening for a gas station and convenience store that will serve casino patrons. The Pequot Outpost features a 28-bay gas station and a 5,000-square-foot building with a convenience store and...

Omaha Tribe expects to open temporary casino on January 12 (December 7, 2012)

The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska will open its temporary casino on January 12, 2013, KMEG-TV reports. The BlackBird Bend Casino replaces the old CasinOmaha, which shut down in June 2011 due to flooding along the Missouri River. "We've taken the...

Board reaffirms deal to end horse races, saving tribes millions (December 7, 2012)

The Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority in Oklahoma approved a naming rights agreement with the Muscogee Nation, a deal that will end up saving tribes millions of dollars. The agreement requires the Fair Meadows Racetrack to stop horse races. The...

Developers ask Muscogee Nation to revive disputed casino bid (December 7, 2012)

The developers behind a disputed casino want the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma to take over the project. The Kialegee Tribal Town announced plans for the Red Clay Casino on an allotment near Tulsa. A federal judge blocked the project but...

Massachusetts could end up with four casinos instead of three (December 7, 2012)

Massachusetts could end up with four casinos instead of the three that are envisioned by the state's gaming law. H.3702 authorizes three casinos in different regions of the state. Region C -- the southeastern part -- is supposed to be...