Mississippi Choctaws deny 'secret' casino meeting (September 13, 2007)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians says a meeting to discuss the tribe's off-reservation casino was not "secret." Miko Beasley Denson, the tribe's newly elected chief, updated business leaders about the proposed casino in Jackson County. But local officials were...

Groups claim Chumash Tribe violates compact (September 13, 2007)

Two groups are claiming the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians is violating its compact with California. The Preservation of Los Olivos and Preservation of Santa Ynez filed a complaint with the state Gambling Control Commission. The group say the...

San Pasqual Band plans to add hotel at casino (September 13, 2007)

The San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians plans to add a hotel to its Valley View Casino. The hotel is still in the preliminary stages of discussion and won't be open for at least two years. But the tribe plans...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe envisions big resort (September 13, 2007)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts has filed plans for its casino resort with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The tribe envisions a 550-acre resort with 4,000 slot machines, 180 table games, a 10,000-seat auditorium, a hotel with up to...

Off-reservation gaming compacts fail to pass (September 13, 2007)

California lawmakers ended their 2007 legislative session without approving compacts for two off-reservation casinos. The Big Lagoon Rancheria and Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians wanted to open side-by-side casinos in Barstow. But other gaming tribes opposed the...