Lawsuit against Poarch Creek casinos moved to federal court (April 10, 2013)

The Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore, Alabama. A lawsuit that seeks to force the Poarch Band of Creek Indians to close down its gaming facilities has been moved to federal court. Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange filed...

Arizona tribes support bill that blocks gaming in Phoenix area (April 10, 2013)

Artist's rendering of the proposed West Valley Resort. Image from Tohono O'odham Nation. A bill that would prevent the Tohono O'odham Nation from opening an off-reservation casino in Arizona is drawing the support of more tribes. The Salt River...

Editorial: Some optimism for reopening of Tigua Tribe's casino (April 10, 2013)

Newspaper supports a casino for the Tigua Tribe in Texas: It appears there is more bipartisan support than ever, and a way around a possible governor's veto, for the reopening of old and new casinos in Texas. Finally, some optimism!...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe waits for approval of gaming deal (April 10, 2013)

Artist's rendering of proposed First Light Resort and Casino. Image from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is still waiting for state lawmakers to approve its Class III gaming compact. The tribe negotiated a new compact with...

Puyallup Tribe announces plans for major expansion of casino (April 10, 2013)

Emerald Queen Casino & Hotel. Photo © Puyallup Tribe. The Puyallup Tribe of Washington announced plans for a major expansion of the Emerald Queen Casino. The tribe will start work this summer on 2,500-stall parking structure. After that's finished,...

New Mexico county supports Fort Sill Apache Tribe casino bid (April 10, 2013)

The Fort Sill Apache Reservation in southern New Mexico. Photo © Fort Sill Apache Tribe. Commissioners in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, voted unanimously to support a casino for the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma. The tribe has...