North Fork Chair: Casino will boost economy (December 15, 2008)

"The proposed North Fork destination hotel and casino resort will immediately jump start our region's faltering economy by providing nearly $2.5 billion in economic activity over the next 20 years - if it's given a chance. At a time when...

Shingle Springs Band readies opening of casino (December 15, 2008)

The The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians of California opens its first casino on Wednesday. The Red Hawk Casino features 2,000 slot machines, 75 gambling tables, six restaurants and four bars. It's located off a major highway near Placerville,...

Judge asked to reconsider Ponca casino ruling (December 15, 2008)

A federal judge is being asked to reconsider a ruling that said the National Indian Gaming Commission shouldn't have allowed the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska to build a casino in Iowa. The Department of Justice filed a motion on Friday,...

Seminole Tribe expands casino with Class III games (December 15, 2008)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida continues to add Class III games to its casinos despite a dispute over the tribal-state compact. The tribe added slot machines and table games to the Seminole Casino Immokalee. But some state officials say...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe optimisic on casino bid (December 15, 2008)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts doesn't think the change in power in Washington, D.C., will affects its pursuit of a casino. In August 2007, the tribe filed two land-into-trust applications, including one for a casino. At the time, the...

Editorial: Tribes get it right by sharing casino wealth (December 15, 2008)

"Tribal casinos usually play by a different set of rules than other casinos in their states. That may be a good thing if the revenue sharing system of these tribal casinos is to be believed. In regular state regulated casinos,...