Bills in Texas legalize gaming for Tigua Tribe (February 26, 2007)

Bills pending in the Texas Legislature would legalize gaming for the Tigua Tribe in El Paso. The tribe operated a Class III casino until it was shut down by the state. In hopes of changing federal law to authorize gaming,...

Editorial: Mohawk casino still a bad idea for state (February 26, 2007)

"Casinos in the Catskills were a bad idea when Gov. George Pataki proposed them, and they're still a bad idea, now that Gov. Eliot Spitzer has signed a compact with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe for a casino at Monticello...

Editorial: Mohawk casino a bad bet for New York (February 26, 2007)

"Gov. Eliot Spitzer unfortunately is following in the footsteps of his predecessor by betting on gambling as a savior of the state's dilapidated economy. That's the wrong direction. Gambling is a self-destructive behavior that ruins lives. And the taxpayers of...

Editorial: Kempthorne should reject Mohawk casino (February 26, 2007)

"Gov. Eliot Spitzer has announced he wants a sprawling Indian casino in the Catskills. In order to get it, he plans to go to Washington to lobby the Secretary of the Interior for final approval. Mr. Spitzer has his reasons....

Opinion: Indian gaming, 20 years after Cabazon (February 26, 2007)

"Indian gaming is the fastest-growing segment of legalized gambling in the United States, fed by our seemingly insatiable appetite for high-stakes poker, slots and even bingo. How did Indian gaming become a $25 billion industry fueled by more than 400...

Letters: New Yorkers not happy with Mohawk casino (February 26, 2007)

Tom Cahill: "New York taxpayers, especially, do not need to be in business with a tribe as disreputable as the St. Regis Mohawks." Daniel Aiello: "Casinos, especially those run by crooks, are not a good way to fund education,...