Letter: Spokane Tribe addressed military concerns on casino (April 25, 2013)

Letter from Sheri Johnson, the co-chair of Friends of STEP, a group that supports the Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino: Why isn’t Fairchild Air Force Base saying the Spokane Tribe’s West Plains project is a problem? Simple; because they don’t believe...

Mohegan Tribe planning to break two world records at casino (April 25, 2013)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is planning to set two world records at its casino, The New London Day reports. The tribe plans to break records for Largest Slot Machine Tournament and Most Slot Machines Running The Same Game Simultaneously....

Mashantucket Tribe continues to negotiate $2.2B casino debt (April 25, 2013)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has extended negotiations for $2.2 billion in gaming-related debt. The tribe incurred the debt through the operation and expansion of the Foxwoods Resort Casino. Restructuring would lower the amount owed to creditors to...

State to pay for road project at new Eastern Cherokee casino (April 25, 2013)

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has agreed to pay for a road and bridge to the new casino that's being developed by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The tribe approved plans for the $110 million casino earlier this...

Winnebago Tribe passed over for commercial casino in Iowa (April 25, 2013)

Rendering of the proposed Warrior Casino & Hotel in Sioux City, Iowa. The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska was passed over for a commercial casino in Iowa. The tribe planned to spend $122 million on the Warrior Casino & Hotel...

Pokagon Band ready to debut third gaming facility next week (April 25, 2013)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians in Michigan will open its third gaming facility to the public next Tuesday. The 27,000 square-foot Four Winds Dowagiac will be the smallest in the tribe's enterprise. But the facility reflects the look and...

Employees at casino owned by Pauma Band want to unionize (April 25, 2013)

Employees of the casino owned by the Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians in California are trying to unionize. Union supporters signed up 149 Casino Pauma employees for Unite Here Local 30. That represents more than half of the employees at...

ICT interview with Mashpee Wampanoag chair on casino plan (April 25, 2013)

Artist's rendering of proposed First Light Resort and Casino. Image from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. Indian Country Today interviews Cedric Cromwell, the chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, about losing regional exclusivity for casino in southeastern Massachusetts: The tribe is...