Shingle Springs casino not performing as expected (November 6, 2009)

The casino owned by the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians isn't performing as well as expected, Lakes Entertainment Inc said on Thursday. The Red Hawk Casino opened in December 2008. Lakes, which manages the facility, said customers aren't...

Big Sandy Band withdraws plans for slot machines (November 6, 2009)

The Big Sandy Band of Western Mono Indians has dropped plans to add more slot machines to its casino in northern California. The tribe was awarded 1,650 licenses -- the most of any tribe -- on October 5 by...

Court cancels hearing over off-reservation casino (November 6, 2009)

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has canceled oral arguments in an off-reservation casino case. The court was due to hear St. Croix Chippewa v. Salazar on November 13. But the case will instead be decided on the briefs. The...

Alabama governor accused of taking gaming funds (November 6, 2009)

A Republican candidate for governor of Alabama says Gov. Bob Riley (R) accepted "millions of dollars" from the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Bill Johnson served in Riley's Cabinet and was part of Riley's campaign staff in 2002 and...

Judge dismisses lawsuit over Kickapoo casino hire (November 6, 2009)

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that was filed by a former gaming employee of the Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas. Robert Nanomantube is a not a member of the tribe but he is a Kickapoo descendant and he lives...

Kaw Nation sees support for casino at travel plaza (November 6, 2009)

The Kaw Nation of Oklahoma says the Bureau of Indian Affairs is about to approve a new casino in Kay County, Oklahoma. The tribe plans to add a gaming facility to its Kanza Travel Plaza near Braman, just south...