BIA finishes review of Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino (February 1, 2013)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has published the final environmental impact statement for the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino in Airway Heights, Washington. The West Plains Mixed-Use Development consists of a 98,442-square-foot casino, a 300-room hotel, a commercial building, a tribal...

Venue at Mohegan Tribe's casino settles wrongful death case (February 1, 2013)

A nightclub at the casino owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $4.2 million. Elizabeth Durante, 20, was killed in a wrong-way collision that was caused by a patron who had been drinking...

Osage Nation promotes casino with WNBA team sponsorship (February 1, 2013)

The Osage Nation of Oklahoma will promote its gaming enterprise through a sponsorship deal with a WNBA team. The Osage Casino will be featured on the team jerseys for the Tulsa Shock. The logo will also appear on signs...

Column: Seneca-Cayuga casino will boost New York economy (February 1, 2013)

"An old trivia game among bureaucracy-watchers is to guess what preposterous reason some official has invented to stop economic development. The game reached a new high of gobbledygook this week, when Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., wrote a letter to the...

Editorial: Lessons learned from tribes and the casino industry (February 1, 2013)

"Indian tribes are an important part of the Coachella Valley. They are part of our history and a key ingredient in the success of our tourism industry. An iSun investigation published in The Desert Sun this week tells the story...