New York governor to decide on Mohawk casino (January 11, 2007)

New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D) will be making a decision on an off-reservation casino for the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe within a couple of months, a top aide said. The Interior Department gave approval for the tribe to open...

Cherokee Nation to announce casino expansion (January 11, 2007)

The Cherokee Nation is announcing plans to expand its casino in Catoosa, just outside of Tulsa. The Cherokee Casino will undergo a $100 million expansion to increase hotel space and dining and entertainment options. "Our occupancy rates are in...

Schwarzenegger's budget relies on gaming (January 11, 2007)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) is depending on $506 million in tribal gaming revenues to fund part of his new budget. But the money might not come through because it depends on payments from four tribes whose compacts have been...

Gaming behind Narragansett land-into-trust case (January 11, 2007)

Fear of gaming has been a driving force in the state of Rhode Island's land-into-trust lawsuit. The state is trying to prevent the Interior Department from acquiring 31 acres for the Narragansett Tribe. The tribe plans to use the land...