Kempthorne still has role in off-reservation casino (February 16, 2007)

Last December, the Interior Department issued a finding of no significant impact for the off-reservation casino sought by the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York. It's now up to New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D) to concur or reject...

Group sues BIA for Mississippi Choctaw records (February 16, 2007)

A group representing non-Indian casinos in the Gulf Coast is suing the Bureau of Indian Affairs to obtain records and correspondence with the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Coast Businesses for Fair Play claims the BIA has failed to provide...

Column: Most tribes won't benefit from gaming (February 16, 2007)

"Twenty years ago this month, the Cabazon and Morongo tribes were running exceedingly modest bingo halls, fueled as much by hope for a better future as by bettors' dollars. Today, they're running not only full-fledged casinos replete with slot machines...

Chukchansi Tribe settles casino expansion dispute (February 16, 2007)

The Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians has reached a settlement with Madera County of California to clear the way for a casino expansion. The tribe will pay the county $13 million to resolve four pending lawsuits. The tribe also will...

Off-reservation casino in Michigan on radar again (February 16, 2007)

The Bay Mills Indian Community in Michigan is once again seeking Congressional approval for an off-reservation casino. The tribe wants to settle its land claim at Charlotte Beach for gaming rights at Port Huron. But the proposal ran into...