Southern Ute Tribe on track to open new casino (July 9, 2008)

The Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado plans to open its new casino later this year. The Sky Ute Casino Resort includes 45,000 square-feet of gaming space with about 700 slot machines, 10 table games and a bingo hall. A...

Editorial: Dirty dealing with Seminole Tribe (July 9, 2008)

"Gov. Charlie Crist gambled and lost on his bid to extend special privileges to Seminole casinos. In a unanimous decision, the Florida Supreme Court last week properly ruled that Crist had exceeded his executive powers last November when he signed...

Seneca Nation won't close casino despite ruling (July 9, 2008)

The Seneca Nation of New York has no plans to close an off-reservation casino even after a federal judge ruled it was illegal. The tribe opened the temporary Buffalo Creek Casino on nine acres in downtown Buffalo. The site...

Mohegan Tribe readies Pennsylvania casino (July 9, 2008)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut will open a permanent casino in Pennsylvania on July 17. The 300,000-square-foot Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs will house 2,150 slot machines. Another 350 machines will remain at an interim facility the tribe opened...

Colville Tribes break ground on $24M Omak Casino (July 9, 2008)

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Washington broke ground on a new casino on Monday. The $24 million Omak Casino will be located near the site of the Okanogan Bingo Casino. The tribe will keep the bingo hall...

Choctaw Nation in negotiations to sell race track (July 9, 2008)

The Choctaw Nation is in talks to sell the Blue Ribbon Downs, potentially to the Cherokee Nation, according to published reports. The tribe bought the race track in November 2003 for $4.25 million. Choctaw leaders bragged how they kept their...

Lawsuit planned over water to Shingle Springs casino (July 9, 2008)

A group called Voices for Rural Living plans to sue to stop water service to the casino owned by the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians of California. The tribe plans to open the Red Hawk Casino in December....