State panel to vote on Spokane Tribe's compact (February 9, 2007)

The Washington State Gambling Commission will vote today on a proposed gaming compact with the Spokane Tribe. The compact allows the tribe to operate up to 4,700 slot machines and up to five casinos. Only one other tribe -- the...

City wants to talk gaming with Massachusetts tribes (February 9, 2007)

The city council in New Bedford, Massachusetts, has invited the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to discuss potential plans for a casino. The city has long been considered a prime spot for a casino. The Aquinnah Wampanoags, the only federally recognized tribe...

Editorial: Amend IGRA to ban reservation shopping (February 9, 2007)

$stalker "States that have casino gambling are obligated under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 to negotiate compacts in good faith with tribes. Failure to do so lands the request with the U.S. Secretary of the Interior for a...

Editorial: Snoqualmie Tribe closer to success (February 9, 2007)

"The Snoqualmie Tribe starts work later this month on the Eastside's first casino. Concern over gambling's expansion aside, this venture ought to succeed. After a naive business deal soured, the Snoqualmies paid $50.8 million for land sold several years previously...

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