Gaming leader links casino woes in Nevada to California tribes (October 4, 2010)

Gaming revenues at non-Indian casinos in Nevada have declined in 30 of the last 37 months and one industry leader says the economy isn't solely to blame. "I can’t think of another market anywhere in the United States that’s been...

Tohono O'odham Nation seeks IGRA exception in bid for casino (October 4, 2010)

The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act generally bars gaming on land acquired after 1988 but the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona says it's entitled to an exception. Section 20 of IGRA allows gaming on land acquired in connection with a land...

Pokagon Band sees drop in slot machine revenue for first time (October 4, 2010)

For the first time in three years, slot machine revenues have declined at the casino owned by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians in Michigan. In the last fiscal year, the tribe took in $286,357,550 on slot machines at the...

Opinion: Tribes in Wisconsin should adopt smoke-free policies (October 4, 2010)

"The Lac Court Oreilles, or LCO, Casino in Hayward does not have the worst quality of air I’ve ever drawn into my lungs. That distinction would have to go to the ’Bama Barn, a roadhouse I had to visit in...

Michigan city surveys its residents about casino development (October 4, 2010)

Michigan is home to over two dozen tribal and non-Indian gaming facilities and one city is asking its residents about hosting another one. Leader in Saginaw don't have concrete plans for a casino. But some are open to the idea....

Opinion: Internet gaming poses huge threat to Nevada casinos (October 4, 2010)

"I was surprised to learn that Congress is considering a bill that would legalize gambling on Internet poker. I think it's a terrible idea, and I'll tell you why. As a former gaming regulator during the second Sawyer administration (1963-67),...