Cecil Andrus: Oppose off-reservation casino (August 10, 2009)

Ed. Note: Cecil D. Andrus is a former secretary of the Interior who served during the Carter administration. He also served as governor of Idaho. (Correction: He was not the governor of Oregon) "While state and local communities have a...

David Treuer: A journey to Morongo Casino (August 10, 2009)

"The sporty supercharged Nissan 350Z I rented at LAX that the Hertz representative said was sure to make my wife smile—"She will smile. Show her the car. She will think you are the man."—did not make her smile, and...

Nottawaseppi casino enjoys strong weekend (August 10, 2009)

Rain and traffic couldn't keep people away from the FireKeepers Casino, owned by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan The 3,000 spots in the parking lot and garage were always filled as gamblers flocked to the...

Cocopah Tribe closed casino for bomb threat (August 10, 2009)

The Cocopah Tribe of Arizona shut down its casino for about four hours on Saturday night after receiving a bomb threat. Customers were evacuated from the Cocopah Resort and Casino while authorities searched the facility. Nothing was found. Another bomb...

Oklahoma tribes meet for annual conference (August 10, 2009)

The Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association kicked off its annual conference in Tulsa on Sunday. The event is being held at the Tulsa Convention Center. Tribal leaders are getting updates from the National Indian Gaming Commission and will attend sessions on...

Editorial: Oklahoma tribes build destinations (August 10, 2009)

"What Oklahoma has needed from casinos for a long time is happening — the transformation into destination gambling spots. This past week, the Cherokee Casino and Resort became the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. The Hard Rock name will...

Soo Tribe debates fate of commercial casino (August 10, 2009)

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is no stranger to gaming. The tribe operates five successful casinos in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. But business hasn't been so good for Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit. The tribe is...