Catawba gaming case headed to state Supreme Court (March 10, 2006)

The South Carolina Supreme Court agreed on Wednesday to hear the Catawba Nation's gaming dispute with the state. A lower court judge ruled that the tribe can offer video poker on the reservation even though the game has been banned...

Editorial: Long shot for UKB casino in Arkansas (March 10, 2006)

"California Congressman Richard Pombo may never have heard of Fort Smith. But he's none too pleased about what's going on there. Just this week the Republican from Northern California's 11th Congressional District introduced legislation that would put an end to...

Mississippi casinos not doing so bad after hurricanes (March 10, 2006)

The non-Indian gaming industry in Mississippi has recovered quickly from hurricanes Katrina and Rita, The Washington Post reports. The hurricanes destroyed some riverboat casinos and had an effect on some of the on-shore ones. But in Biloxi, three of...

Senate committee to vote on IGRA bill March 29 (March 10, 2006)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will vote on the S.2078, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act Amendments of 2005 at a business meeting on March 29. The measure would give the National Indian Gaming Commission greater powers to review gaming and...