Tribes meet for Western Indian Gaming Conference (January 10, 2006)

The 11th annual Western Indian Gaming Conference is being held in Palm Springs, California, this week. The conference is sponsored by the California Nations Indian Gaming Association [Web Site]. It kicks off today with a golf tournament. On Wednesday, CNIGA...

Opinion: Indian gaming launched by mobsters (January 10, 2006)

"While working on our savings and loans book "Inside Job" in 1986, my co-author, Mary Fricker, and I followed one of our S&L crooks to a small Indian reservation outside Palm Springs. It was the home of the Cabazons, the...

Gila River Tribe launches $8M casino expansion (January 10, 2006)

The Gila River Indian Community in Arizona is spending $8 million to expand one of its three casinos. The Vee Quiva Casino will grow to nearly 100,000 square-feet. There will be more space for bingo, poker and other games. Vee...