Editorial: Non-Indian casino bid a lost cause in Oregon this year (October 18, 2012)

"In recent weeks members of The Register-Guard’s editorial department have interviewed about 20 candidates for positions in the Oregon Legislature. Not one of them expressed support for Ballot Measures 82 and 83, which would allow a private non-tribal casino in...

Ruling on Chumash casino liquor license expected in December (October 18, 2012)

A decision on a liquor license for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians is expected in December, The Solvang Valley News reports. The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control began a four-day hearing on the tribe's request on Tuesday....

Mohegan man returns home to reservation to run tribe's casino (October 18, 2012)

After seven years in Pennsylvania, Bobby Soper is returning to Connecticut to run his tribe's gaming facility. On Friday, Soper, a member of the Mohegan Tribe, takes over as CEO of Mohegan Sun. That's where he started his gaming career...

Sault Tribe still working on land deal for off-reservation casino (October 18, 2012)

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians faces a November 1 deadline to acquire land for an off-reservation casino in Lansing, Michigan. The tribe, the city and developers have been working on a deal for several months. Attorney John...

Poarch Creek gaming expansion on hold amid sacred site talks (October 18, 2012)

The Poarch Creek Band of Indians put a $246 million casino expansion project on hold due to concerns about a sacred site. The Wind Creek Wetumpka is located on the Hickory Ground. Creek ancestors are buried there and the site...