Chef at Coeur d'Alene Tribe's casino wins restaurant contest (January 22, 2013)

The executive chef at the casino owned by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho won the “What’s Your Dreamstaurant” contest. Adam Hegsted won the most votes online for his concept of locally-sourced tapas with an American twist. He will receive...

Mashantucket casino executive reaches out to senior center (January 22, 2013)

The top gaming executive for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is mending fences with a seniors group in Connecticut. Foxwoods CEO Scott Butera visited the Derby Senior Center, whose executive director criticized him for making comments about elderly casino patrons...

Pro-casino group wants to hear from Mohegan Tribe's leader (January 22, 2013)

A pro-casino group in Massachusetts wants to meet with the leader of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut. The Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer supports the tribe's bid for a casino in Palmer. The group invited Chairman Bruce "Two...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe spends big for gaming lobbyists (January 22, 2013)

Gaming interests spent $1.1 million on lobbyists last year, The Boston Herald reports, with Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe accounting for the largest share. The tribe spent more than $500,000 on several lobbyist, the paper said. One was former Rep. William Delahunt,...

Meskwaki Nation worried about proposed non-Indian casino (January 22, 2013)

The Meskwaki Nation says a proposed non-Indian gaming facility will draw jobs and revenue away from the tribal casino. The tribe operates the Meskwaki Bingo Casino and Hotel in Tama. A non-Indian group wants to build a casino in Cedar...