Seneca Nation due to open permanent off-reservation casino (May 14, 2013)

The Seneca Nation will finally open a permanent off-reservation casino in Buffalo, New York, this summer. The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino has been in a temporary building since 2007. Litigation and economic issues slowed progress but the $133 million, 65,000-square-foot...

Navajo Nation on track to open first gaming facility in Arizona (May 14, 2013)

The Navajo Nation is set to open its first gaming facility in Arizona later this month. The $175 million Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort is near Flagstaff. The 267,000-square-foot facility features over 1,000 slot machines, 30 table games and live...

House hearing on bill to block Tohono O'odham Nation casino (May 14, 2013)

Artist's rendering of the proposed West Valley Resort. Image from Tohono O'odham Nation. The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs meets on Thursday to consider H.R.1410, a bill that would prevent the Tohono O'odham Nation from opening an...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains confident of casino plan (May 14, 2013)

Artist's rendering of proposed First Light Resort and Casino. Image from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains confident of its casino plan, Chairman Cedric Cromwell said. The tribe faces non-Indian competition for a casino in the southeastern part...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe announces big expansion for casino (May 14, 2013)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan announced a major expansion of one of its casinos. The 39,000 square-foot Saganing Eagles Landing Casino will grow to 144,000 square-feet with the expansion. The tribe is adding a six-story hotel, gaming space and...