Choctaw Nation to start work on next stage of casino expansion (July 15, 2013)

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma will break ground August 1 on the second phase of a casino expansion project. The tribe is adding a second hotel tower to the Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant. A conference center, a bowling alley,...

Mashantucket Tribe loses decision in taxation of slot machines (July 15, 2013)

A town in Connecticut can impose taxes on slot machines leased by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today. A federal judge had barred the town of Ledyard from imposing the taxes. But on...

Connecticut tribes report big declines in slot machine revenues (July 15, 2013)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes reported another decline in their slot machine revenues for the month of June. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw slot revenue fall 12.3 percent in March, when compared to 2012. The Mohegan Tribe saw a...

Dry Creek Band claims no casino on land-into-trust application (July 15, 2013)

The Dry Creek Rancheria of California has dropped plans for a second casino. The tribe submitted a land-into-trust application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs or a 277-acre site that was rumored for a casino. The application stated that the...

Q&A with Derrick Watchman on Navajo Nation casino in Arizona (July 15, 2013)

The Arizona Republic interviews Derrick Watchman, the chief executive officer for the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise, about the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, the first Navajo Nation gaming facility in Arizona: Q: How’s business so far? A: Business has met...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still waiting on casino land decision (July 15, 2013)

Artist's rendering of proposed First Light Resort and Casino. Image from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts could be waiting until early 2014 for a decision on its casino land-into-trust application. The tribe was hopeful for a...