Eastern Cherokees to continue $650M casino expansion (July 8, 2008)

The casino owned by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will undergo a $650 million expansion. The expansion will double the size of the gaming floor at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino. The tribe will add 5,200 games, a 3,000-seat...

Editorial: Negotiate better deal with Seminole Tribe (July 8, 2008)

"Gov. Charlie Crist went out on a limb last November when he negotiated a gambling compact with the Seminole Tribe that he called ''historic.'' The Florida Supreme Court last week invalidated the agreement and, in the process, pointed out...

Indian gaming non-lobbyist part of McCain team (July 8, 2008)

Correction: The Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association is a client of DC Navigators, not the National Indian Gaming Association. Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, doesn't want lobbyists working for his campaign but he doesn't seem to...

Northwest tribes to host gaming conference (July 8, 2008)

More than 500 people are expected to attend the 8th annual Northwest Indian Gaming Conference and Expo next week. The conference takes place July 14-16 at the Little Creek Casino Resort, owned by the Squaxin Island Tribe. Attendees will...

Seminole Tribe weighs next move in compact case (July 8, 2008)

The Seminole Tribe and Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (R) are weighing their next move after the state's highest court invalidated the Class III gaming compact they signed. The tribe and the state are considering filing a motion for rehearing...