Editorial: Don't approve new California compacts (January 29, 2007)

"Note to Legislators: don't get snookered. Specifically, don't ratify ill-conceived deals with Indian gambling tribes just because the state is in the red and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is waving promises of big money for state coffers under your nose. Instead,...

Tribes fight NIGC's Class II machine proposal (January 29, 2007)

Tribes across the nation, but particularly those in states without a gaming compact, are fighting the National Indian Gaming Commission's proposed Class II regulations and standards. Tribes like the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama and the Santee Sioux...

Editorial: Study impact of gaming in Connecticut (January 29, 2007)

"Connecticut does not need the neon flash of the Las Vegas Strip to make money from gambling. Consider: Nevada, with its scores of casinos, took in tax revenue of about $1 billion last year. But Connecticut's State Treasury took in...

New Mexico tribes renegotiate gaming compact (January 29, 2007)

Eleven New Mexico tribes reached a new gaming compact with Gov. Bill Richardson (D) to share more revenues with the state in exchange for a longer agreement. The tribes will share between 9.25 percent to 10.75 percent of their slot...

Spokane Chairman: Gaming compact a good deal (January 29, 2007)

"It is a new day for the Spokane Tribe of Indians and for Eastern Washington. The Spokane Tribe and Washington State Gambling Commission negotiating representatives have recently reached an agreement on a proposed gaming compact. The proposed compact sets limits...

Editorial: Judge off-reservation casino plans fairly (January 29, 2007)

Indianz.Com Casino StalkerTracking casino proposals across Indian Country. "For those who have watched the Beloit tribal casino plan plod along for years through the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, one question must come to mind in the wake of the...