County debates vote on off-reservation casino (February 6, 2007)

Supervisors in Jackson County continue to debate whether they can call a vote on the off-reservation casino sought by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Choctaw Chief Phillip Martin asked the county to schedule a non-binding referendum in 2008. He...

United Keetoowah Band touts Arkansas casino (February 6, 2007)

The United Keetoowah Band of Oklahoma says 71 percent of residents in Fort Smith, Arkansas, support a casino in their city. The tribe has asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs to place land in trust for a casino. The application...

Navajo president vetoes two more gaming bills (February 6, 2007)

Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. vetoed two more gaming bills on Monday, saying they violate the tribe's compacts with New Mexico and Arizona. The Navajo Nation Council passed bills to create gaming enterprises at the To'hajiilee and Shiprock chapters....

New York governor close to off-reservation casino (February 6, 2007)

New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D) is close to a decision on an off-reservation casino for the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe. Spitzer is due to make a decision within days. "There are negotiations going on and, if I were to...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe considers casino sites (February 6, 2007)

With federal recognition only a month away and state officials considering proposal to legalize gaming, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is considering possible sites for a casino. The tribe is due to become recognized at the end of March....

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