Editorial: Southern Ute Tribe adds to tourism (November 25, 2008)

"Last week, the Southern Ute Tribe opened its new Sky Ute Resort and Casino in Ignacio, Colo., adding to the local menu of go-to destinations. "We're a destination resort, but we're also a family destination resort," said Mike Olin,...

Stillaguamish Tribe to debut casino expansion (November 25, 2008)

The Stillaguamish Tribe of Washington is getting ready to open a $44 million expansion of the Angel of the Winds Casino. The expansion is scheduled to debut December 28. More than 84,000 square-feet are being added to the casino, tripling...

Florida AG asks NIGC again to shut Seminole casinos (November 25, 2008)

Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum sent another letter to the National Indian Gaming Commission, asking the federal agency to stop the Seminole Tribe from offering Class III games. McCollum says the tribe can't offer slot machines and card games without...

Navajo casino took $1.2M on slots on first day (November 25, 2008)

The Navajo Nation says its first casino is exceeding expectations. The Fire Rock Casino opened last week near Gallup, New Mexico. President Joe Shirley Jr. said patrons put $1.2 million into slot machines on the first day alone. The tribe...

Jamul Band sues state transportation agency (November 25, 2008)

The Jamul Band of Kumeyaay Indians has sued the California Department of Transportation, accusing the agency of unfairly blocking the tribe's casino plans. The tribe wants to open a Class II facility on its reservation. But opposition from Caltrans...

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