Professor: NIGC lacks authority over Class III games (April 24, 2006)

"Most people, including those in the gaming industry, who have heard of the National Indian Gaming Commission ("NIGC"), assume that it regulates Indian Gaming. Even some of the Commissioners themselves believe they have this power. They are wrong. The misunderstanding...

Narragansett Tribe, partner to present casino plan (April 24, 2006)

The Narragansett Tribe and Harrah's Entertainment will make a public presentation on their casino proposal tomorrow night. The tribe and Harrah's want to build a Class III facility in West Warwick. They are seeking voter approval to change the state...

Editorial: Governor unfair to Eastern Cherokees (April 24, 2006)

"Gov. Mike Easley proved once again last week that he is no friend of Western North Carolina. By failing to negotiate a new compact that allows the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to open a second casino with Las Vegas-style...

Seneca Nation casino work pays off for a lucky few (April 24, 2006)

A handful of members of the Seneca Nation in New York are winning contracts for millions of dollars in construction work at the tribe's casino using "front" companies, The Buffalo News reports. The tribal members are taking advantage of a...