Protest over Poarch Creek casino expansion at sacred site (January 28, 2013)

A group of protesters called on the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama to stop a casino expansion project. The tribe is spending $246 million on a new Wind Creek Wetumpka. Opponents say the casino will destroy the Hickory...

Tribes in California spent $4.8M on Internet poker lobbying (January 28, 2013)

The five largest gaming tribes in California spent $4.8 million in the last two years, mostly on Internet poker legislation, The Palm Springs Desert Sun reports. Tribes were on both sides of the issue. Some were part of a consortium...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe makes case for casino land bid (January 28, 2013)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has submitted documents to the Bureau of Indian Affairs in its quest for a casino in southeastern Massachusetts. One document was prepared by attorneys Arlinda Locklear and Judith Shapiro. It argues that the tribe has been...

Navajo Nation to hire 800 people for new casino in Arizona (January 28, 2013)

The Navajo Nation will hire 800 people to work at the tribe's first gaming facility in Arizona. The tribe is building the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort near Flagstaff. The facility is expected to open later this summer. The tribe...

Twenty-Nine Palms Band to announce plans for new casino (January 28, 2013)

The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians in California will announce plans today for its second casino near the city of Twentynine Palms. The tribe plans a 30,000-square-foot facility with 500 slot machines, five table games and two poker tables....