Ho-Chunk Nation buys land near off-reservation gaming site (February 19, 2013)

The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin has added more acreage to its off-reservation gaming site. The tribe is paying $1.87 million for 41.5 acres owned by the city of Beloit. That's in addition to the 32 acres already set aside for...

Gambler hits $1M slots jackpot at Oglala Sioux Tribe's casino (February 19, 2013)

Valentine's Day turned out to be an extra special day for a man and his wife at the casino owned by the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. Gordon "Bud" Thompson won $1,037,375.93 on a slot machine at the...

Travel: Eastern Cherokee casino boasts biggest hotel in area (February 19, 2013)

"Far removed from the whirring, pinging and dinging of slot machines and the cheers and moans at the card tables, the quiet, serene Mandara Spa pampers individuals who hit the jackpot or need to soothe themselves after rolling the dice...

Column: Seminole Tribe hosting 8th Florida Gaming Congress (February 19, 2013)

"Here's a prediction -- and this is saying something considering gambling has barely a bill before the Legislature during the 2013 session: What goes on at Spectrum Gaming's 8th Florida Gaming Congress Feb. 25 and 26 at the Seminole Hard...

Living: California tribal casinos offer more than just gambling (February 19, 2013)

The days of the $1.99 all-you-can-eat buffet in casinos are sadly long gone, but bargains can still be found.

California tribal revenue sharing fund took in $369M last year (February 19, 2013)

California tribes that contribute gaming revenues directly to the state's general fund shared $369 million in 2011-2012, The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports. A handful of tribes negotiated Class III gaming compacts with governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) that required them to put...

Alabama sues Poarch Band in hopes of shutting down casinos (February 19, 2013)

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange filed a lawsuit against the Poarch Band of Creek Indians today, accusing the tribe of operating illegal gaming machines. The state lacks jurisdiction in Indian Country. But Strange claims the tribe can't operate electronic machines...

Muscogee Nation leader in Alabama as casino fight escalates (February 19, 2013)

Muscogee Nation Chief George Tiger is in Alabama today to discuss a casino dispute with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Tiger is due to hold a press conference at 3pm at the federal courthourse in Montgomery. That's the court...