Muscogee Nation hosts opening for $2.8M casino renovation (May 10, 2013)

Duck Creek Casino Design & Renovation. I-5 Design The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma will debut a $2.8 million renovation at one if its casinos next week. The tribe started work on the 10,000-square-foot Duck Creek Casino in January. The...

New York governor threatens tribes with non-Indian gaming (May 10, 2013)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announces non-Indian gaming expansion plans. May 9, 2013. Photo Governor's Flickr. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) threatened tribes with an expansion of non-Indian gaming unless they shared revenues from their casinos. The...

Pokagon Band makes promotions at growing casino business (May 10, 2013)

Fresh off the opening of its third gaming facility, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan announced two promotions. Matt Harkness has been named chief operating officer for all three of the tribe's Four Winds casinos. He will continue...

Governor hopeful on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino deal (May 10, 2013)

Artist's rendering of proposed First Light Resort and Casino. Image from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) said he was hopeful for approval of a Class III gaming compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. Patrick signed the deal...

Opinion: End lawsuits against Tohono O'odham Nation casino (May 10, 2013)

Artist's rendering of the proposed West Valley Resort. Image from Tohono O'odham Nation. Newspaper calls for end to litigation against the Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino: After four years, one would think the issue of whether the Tohono O’odham...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe celebrates $74M expansion at casino (May 10, 2013)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York celebrated a $74 million casino expansion. The tribe added a 150-room hotel, spa, gym and pool to the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino. The tribe also moved the Mohawk Bingo Palace, which first opened...

Lakes Entertainment reports gains at Shingle Springs casino (May 10, 2013)

Red Hawk Casino. Photo Courtesy Red Hawk Casino. Business continues to improve at the casino owned by the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians of California, the tribe's gaming partner reported on Thursday. Lakes Entertainment said it earned an additional...

Tribes cite expansion progress at Southern Gaming Summit (May 10, 2013)

The tribal gaming industry continues to expand, speakers said at the Southern Gaming Summit. Speakers from Mississippi, Oklahoma, Alabama and Louisiana said their tribes are building new facilities and adding new amenities. “Oklahoma is growing,” Sheila Morago, the executive director...