Column: Compact fight looms large in California (February 5, 2007)

"The rather odd and often prickly relationship between the state of California and the state's casino-owning Indian tribes, as it always does, is looming large as the Legislature cranks up anew. Money -- big money -- lies at the center...

Choctaw off-reservation casino vote in question (February 5, 2007)

Indianz.Com Casino StalkerTracking casino proposals across Indian Country. The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indianswants Jackson County to hold a non-binding referendum on an off-reservation casino but officials aren't sure how to move forward with the process. The tribe plans to...

Oklahoma ranks fourth in tribal gaming revenues (February 5, 2007)

Oklahoma tribes took in $1.5 billion in gaming revenues in 2005, according to the Casino City Press Indian Gaming Industry Report. The state ranked fourth in the nation in terms of casino revenues. Earnings grew nearly 40 percent between...

Blackfeet Nation terminates manager of new casino (February 5, 2007)

The Blackfeet Nation of Montana has fired the manager of its casino only three months after grand opening. Gary Green was brought in to run the Glacier Peaks Casino. With a background in tribal gaming, he launched a Vegas-like campaign...

Jodi Rave: Compact dispute on Flathead Reservation (February 5, 2007)

"Chairman James Steele of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes on Friday questioned a mass mailing by Gov. Brian Schweitzer about failed negotiations over the Class III gambling compact on the Flathead Reservation. The letter began arriving in reservation mailboxes...