NIGC extends effective date of new regulations (August 25, 2009)

The National Indian Gaming Commission has delayed the effective date of some "housekeeping" regulations until the end of the year. The regulations were published in the Federal Register on July 27. They were due to go into effect on August...

County won't visit Huron Band casino eateries (August 25, 2009)

The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians won't allow health inspectors in Calhoun County, Michigan, inspect the eateries at the FireKeepers Casino. The tribe instead hired RockCity Food Safety to train employees and inspect the five restaurants at the...

Pawnee Nation College offers gaming program (August 25, 2009)

L to R; Top Row: Marshal Gover, Council member seat #4, George Howell, Pawnee Business Council President, Buddy LoneChief, Pawnee Business Council Vice- President, Gwen Shunatona, Trustee Board member of Pawnee Nation College, Elizabeth Blackowl, Council Member seat #2...

Mashantucket Tribe gains new casino partner (August 25, 2009)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has gained another partner in its bid to operate a state-owned casino in Kansas. The tribe just added Lakes Entertainment Inc. to the $225 million proposed Chisholm Creek Casino Resort. South Central Gaming...

Poarch Band eyes slot machines at racetracks (August 25, 2009)

The Poarch Band of the Creek Indians has purchased controlling interests in two dog tracks in Alabama with the hopes of adding slot machines and table games to the facilities. The tribe purchased 65 percent of the Mobile Greyhound Park,...