New York law school to host gaming conference (March 7, 2007)

The Government Law Center at the Albany Law School in New York will be hosting an Indian gaming conference on Friday, March 16. "Surging or Pausing: The State of Indian Gaming in New York," will address hot issues facing the...

New Mexico tribes agree to shorter gaming compact (March 7, 2007)

New Mexico tribes have agreed to shorten the length of their proposed gaming compact by eight years. Gov. Bill Richardson (D) said the new deals will expire in 2037, instead of 2045 as originally proposed. But he said one tribe...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe courted on gaming (March 7, 2007)

The ink is barely dry on the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's federal recognition decision but that isn't stopping some communities from offering land for a potential casino. The Middleboro board of selectmen voted unanimously to talk to the tribe about a...

Tribes seeking off-reservation casinos get BIA letters (March 7, 2007)

About two dozen tribes seeking off-reservation casinos have received letters from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The letters warn the tribes about the political atmosphere surrounding "reservation shopping." The BIA cites potential negative Congressional action but doesn't mention that bills...

Osage Nation opens Million Dollar Elm Casino (March 7, 2007)

The Osage Nation of Oklahoma opened its third casino on Tuesday. The $11 million, 42,000-square-foot Million Dollar Elm Casino is west of Bartlesville. It is named for the tree where oil leases worth millions of dollars were signed by...