Eastern Cherokees celebrate $650M casino expansion project (April 8, 2013)
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians celebrated the completion of a $650 million casino expansion project last month. The Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Resort now boasts more than 4,000 gaming machines, more than 1,110 hotel rooms, 10 restaurants and an...
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes agree to shut online gaming site (April 8, 2013)
A new Class III gaming compact with the state of Oklahoma addresses Internet gaming.
Jamul Band reaches deal with Penn National for $360M casino (April 8, 2013)
The Jamul Indian Village of California announced an agreement to develop a $360 million casino with Penn National Gaming. The 200,000 square-foot casino will feature at least 1,700 slot machines, 50 table games, restaurants, bars, lounges and a parking...
Spokane Tribe has strong links with off-reservation gaming site (April 8, 2013)
The Spokane Tribe maintains a strong connection with its off-reservation casino site in Washington. The tribe used the site of the West Plains Mixed-Use Development as a traditional encampment for hundreds of years. There was even a battle with the...
Coquille Tribe accused of 'reservation shopping' for new casino (April 8, 2013)
The Coquille Tribe is being accused of "reservation shopping" by a fellow tribe in Oregon. The Coquilles recently acquired land in Medford with plans for a Class II gaming facility. The 2.42-acre site is more than three hours from the...
Governor urges wait for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino bid (April 8, 2013)
Artist's rendering of proposed First Light Resort and Casino. Image from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission should give the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe more time to pursue its casino bid, Gov. Deval Patrick (D) said on Friday. The...
Column: Tohono O'odham Nation lied to state about casino bid (April 8, 2013)
Columnist claims Tohono O'odham Nation misled Arizona about plans for an off-reservation casino: Long before the compacts were signed, and even as they were spending millions on campaign advertising that made promises they were planning not to keep, the elected...