California tribe can't be sued by former employees (June 21, 2006)

Former employees of the United Auburn Indian Community's casino cannot sue the tribe due to sovereign immunity, a California county commissioner said in a tentative ruling. The employees, all female, sued the tribe and Station Casinos, the tribe's partner, for...

Cherokee Nation ready to debut latest casino (June 21, 2006)

The Cherokee Nation is opening its newest casino, in Sallisaw, today. The 22,000-square-foot Cherokee Casino Sallisaw features 220 electronic games, nine poker and blackjack tables. It employs 150 people. The tribe has rapidly expanded its gaming enterprise in the past...

Eastern Shawnee Tribe wins approval for casino deal (June 21, 2006)

The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma won approval for a non-binding memorandum of understanding for casino in Lima, Ohio. The Lima city council voted 5-4 in favor of the deal. An estimated 100 people, many of them against the casino,...

New Indian Gaming Industry Report to be released (June 21, 2006)

The Analysis Group is releasing its latest Indian Gaming Industry Report today. Compiled by economist Alan Meister, the report notes a 15.6 percent increase in tribal gaming revenues. Tribal casinos brought in nearly $23 billion in 2005, the report says....