Poarch Creek Band opens temporary facility (March 29, 2005)

Customers are already flocking to a temporary gaming facility opened by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians earlier this month. The tribe installed 500 gaming machines at the building in Riverside, Alabama. It will be replaced by a $300 million...

Western Governors hold Indian gaming summit (March 29, 2005)

The Western Governors Association is holding a summit on Indian gaming today and tomorrow in Denver, Colorado. State, tribal and federal officials, along with gaming law experts and gaming developers, will discuss current topics affecting the industry. Panels are scheduled...

Michigan tribe scores victory in casino land case (March 29, 2005)

After years of delays, a Michigan tribe moved a step closer to opening a casino on Friday thanks to a federal judge's decision in a land-into-trust lawsuit. The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians obtained federal approval to acquire 675 acres...

Editorial: Ruling for Michigan casino not good news (March 29, 2005)

"A federal judge's ruling has put a proposed tribal casino in New Buffalo, Mich., back on track. That's not good news for the Northwest Indiana casinos. The Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi Indians plans to build a 144,000-square-foot casino just...

Gaming firm backing tribes has checkered past (March 29, 2005)

A Nevada gaming firm that operates a tribal casino in Sacramento and wants to open three more has a troubled history of fines, lawsuits and regulatory problems. Among other woes, Station Casinos Inc. has paid $4 million in fines and...