Agua Caliente Chair: Gaming builds better future (March 16, 2007)

"Marc Cooper's tirade against tribal self-reliance misses the point that gaming produces billions of dollars a year in good salaries and benefits to employees, sales for local businesses, state taxes and direct aid to communities and charities. Now California...

Communities want Mashpee Wampanoag casino (March 16, 2007)

At least two communities in Massachusetts want to host the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe if casino gaming is legalized in the state. The tribe won federal recognition last month. Tribal leaders are actively looking for sites to create an initial reservation...

Rep. Rogers reintroduces gaming moratorium bill (March 16, 2007)

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Michigan) introduced a bill on Thursday to bar approval of new gaming compacts. H.R.1555 would bar the Interior Department from approving any tribal-state compacts for two years. The bill was referred to the House Natural Resources...

Navajo Nation Council fails to override gaming vetoes (March 16, 2007)

The Navajo Nation Council failed to override two presidential gaming vetoes on Thursday. The council met in a special session to consider legislation that would allow two New Mexico chapters to create their own gaming enterprises. But the overrides on...

Pastors want warly vote on Choctaw casino (March 16, 2007)

Pastors in Jackson County are still trying to get an early vote on the off-reservation casino sought by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. The tribe asked the county to schedule a non-binding referendum in November 2008. Jackson County United...