Editorial: Enough - Put a halt to new tribal casinos in California (April 1, 2013)

The Sacramento Bee calls for a halt to new tribal casinos in California: Beyond Sacramento County and the Wilton Miwok, the state needs to send a message to Congress and the president – enough. California is home to more than...

Menominee Nation waiting for word on off-reservation casino (April 1, 2013)

The Menominee Nation of Wisconsin is still waiting for an answer on its off-reservation casino. The Bureau of Indian Affairs issued a final environmental impact statement for the casino in Kenosha. If it's approved, Gov. Scott Walker (R) will get...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe to launch Internet casino component (April 1, 2013)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan will be launching an online component to its Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort. The tribe selected Aristocrat Technologies to develop the site. The company already manages offline components at the casino. "Aristocrat has been...

Texas seen as a potential threat to tribal casinos in Oklahoma (April 1, 2013)

Tribal casino revenues continue to grow in Oklahoma but that could change if Texas enters the business, according to Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report. Tribal casinos near the state border attract a large number of patrons from Texas, where...

Pokagon Band sets April 30 opening for newest gaming facility (April 1, 2013)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians will open the doors to its third gaming facility on April 30. The 27,000 square-foot Four Winds Dowagiac will be the smallest in the tribe's enterprise. But the facility reflects the look and feel...

Opinion: Tribal casinos not allowed under Idaho's Constitution (April 1, 2013)

The Coeur d'Alene Resort, owned by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe. Grant Ipsen, the president of Stop Predatory Gambling, claims Class III gaming is illegal in Idaho, even in Indian Country: Idaho's Constitution reads clearly: "No activity … shall employ any...