Quapaw Tribe cites $1B contribution to economy from casino (January 21, 2013)

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma welcomed visitors to its new casino hotel on Friday amid a study that put the economic impact of the facility at over $1 billion. The Downstream Resort Casino has pumped more than $225 million into...

Omaha Tribe plans to spend $11M on permanent Iowa casino (January 21, 2013)

The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska will spend $11 million on a permanent casino in Iowa, The Sioux City Journal reports. The tribe is using its own funds, plus disaster funds from the Federal Emergency Management Administration, to build the new...

Graton Rancheria helping residents near casino monitor water (January 21, 2013)

The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria of California launched a program to help residents near its casino monitor their water supplies. The tribe is paying the Sotoyome Resource Conservation District $126,035 to test water levels in wells. The data will...

Thlopthlocco Tribal Town hit with NOV on casino management (January 21, 2013)

The National Indian Gaming Commission issued a notice of violation to the Thlopthlocco Tribal Town of Oklahoma in August 2012. The NOV said Titan Network and Mercury Gaming Group, two companies from Georgia, have been managing the Golden Pony Casino...

Column: Connecticut should maintain police at Pequot casino (January 21, 2013)

"For those of us who do not belong to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, it should be none of our business that tribal officials don't seem to be at all rattled by criminal history or criminal charges. For example, last...