Editorial: Lawsuit aimed at Graton casino 'threat' (June 19, 2008)

"Efforts to stop a gigantic, Las Vegas-style casino complex from being built in Rohnert Park have been disappointing to date. But a lawsuit filed earlier this month could slow the momentum of casino developers and buy time for opponents to...

Sycuan Band delays expansion under new compact (June 19, 2008)

The Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Indians and three other California tribe spent $100 million to convince voters to approve their Class III gaming compacts. But the Sycuan Band has yet to make the deal official under tribal law. The tribe's...

NIGC reports growth in tribal casino revenues (June 19, 2008)

Revenues at tribal casinos grew by five percent in 2007, the National Indian Gaming Commission reported on Wednesday. The casinos took in $26.0 billion last year, up from $24.9 billion in 2006. It was the first time in a decade...

Forest County Potawatomi open casino expansion (June 19, 2008)

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe holds a grand opening today for the $240 million expansion of its casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The tribe added 1,500 slot machines, 60 table games, a bigger poker room and off-track betting to the Potawatomi...

Wyandotte Nation seeks second casino in Kansas (June 19, 2008)

The Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma is seeking to open a second casino in Kansas. In 2006, the tribe filed a land-into-trust application to use a site in Park City, outside of Wichita, for gaming purposes. The Bureau of Indian...

Opinion: Washington governor right to kill compact (June 19, 2008)

"Over the past decade or so, Washington voters have opposed three initiatives to expand gambling in our state, with the most recent vote occurring in 2004. During a similar period, tribal gaming revenues in Washington have jumped exponentially, from $50...