Open For Business: A day at the new Navajo Nation casino (May 28, 2013)

A reporter spends the day at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, the new Navajo Nation gaming facility in Arizona: Pulling into the parking lot Saturday afternoon, I was relieved to see there were still lots of spaces available at the...

Kootenai Tribe adds more rooms to hotel at gaming facility (May 28, 2013)

The Kootenai Tribe of Idaho has added 36 rooms to its gaming facility. The 36-room addition to the Kootenai River Inn Casino and Spa opened on May 10. The response has been overwhelmingly positive -- the hotel has already been...

Eastern Shoshone Tribe unveils $38M expansion for casino (May 28, 2013)

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe of Wyoming is planning a major expansion of its casino. The Shoshone Rose Casino will grow from 15,000 square-feet to 165,000 square-feet. Plans include a 60,000-square-foot, 100-room hotel, a 30,000-square-foot indoor water park and a 15,000...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe shares $2.8M in gaming revenues (May 28, 2013)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan shared nearly $2.8 million in gaming revenues with the local community. Under its Class III gaming compact, the tribe shares 2 percent of slot machine revenues with local governments. This spring, the payment for...

County approves gaming deal with Pinoleville Pomo Nation (May 28, 2013)

Supervisors in Mendocino County, California, voted 4-1 to approve a casino agreement with the Pinoleville Pomo Nation. The tribe is planning a 26,000 square-foot casino with 349 slot machines, 10 table games, a restaurant, a bar and lounge, a deli,...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe holds onto $30M in gaming dispute (May 28, 2013)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is placing $30 million in gaming revenues in escrow as part of an agreement with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D). The tribe agreed to pay $30 million right away to settle a dispute over...

Law Article: Another look at Tohono O'odham Nation casino (May 28, 2013)

Artist's rendering of the proposed West Valley Resort. Image from Tohono O'odham Nation. Attorney discusses 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation gaming case: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has required the...