Seneca Nation shift plan for Catskills casino (August 13, 2009)

The Seneca Nation has changed its plans for an off-reservation casino in the Catskills region of New York. The tribe planned to ask Congress to approve the facility. But now the tribe will go through the Interior Department, the...

David Treuer: A journey to Pechanga casino (August 13, 2009)

"You can pretend to be rich and get away with it. But as I found out when I golfed Journey at Pechanga, you can't pretend to be a good golfer when you're not. The course is carved into the foothills...

Special session possible on Seminole gaming (August 13, 2009)

Rep. Larry Cretul (R), the Speaker of the Florida House, said lawmakers might meet in a special session to discuss a Class III gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe. Cretul said the session would be called to review a deal...

Column: Eight days at Nottawaseppi casino (August 13, 2009)

"If you haven't taken the half-hour eastward drive from Kalamazoo down I-94 in the past week or so, you've missed quite an extravagant eight days. Other than the opening weekend -- when long lines and major traffic jams snarled...

CTBA opposes bid to legalize Internet poker (August 13, 2009)

The California Tribal Business Alliance opposes efforts to legalize Internet poker for tribes and non-Indian card clubs in California. The CTBA sent a letter to state lawmakers that questions the proposal. The group says Internet gaming would disrupt the tribal-state...

BIA holds public hearing on Guidiville casino (August 13, 2009)

More than 200 people attended a public hearing on the proposed Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians casino in Richmond, California. Most people support the project, according to news reports. They welcomed the prospect of 17,000 construction and casino jobs. "It's...

Pokagon Band shares $6.2M with community (August 13, 2009)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan is sharing $6.2 million in gaming revenues with local communities. The tribe contributes 2 percent of slot machine revenues from the Four Winds Casino to a special fund. The Pokagon-New Buffalo Area...