Editorial: Vote on Mississippi Choctaw casino (March 19, 2007)

"The Mississippi Band of Choctaws propose a $375 million casino on 100 acres the tribe owns off Miss. 57 near Interstate 10. Choctaw Chief Phillip Martin has stated the tribe will respect the wish of Jackson County voters in a...

NIGC reviews status of Onedia Nation casino land (March 19, 2007)

The National Indian Gaming Commission is reviewing the legal status of the Oneida Nation's casino, The Albany Times-Union reports. The Turning Stone Resort & Casino was built within the tribe's original reservation. But the land is not held in trust....

Interview: Sen. Schumer and off-reservation gaming (March 19, 2007)

The Middleton Times Herald-Record interviews Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York) about his efforts to secure federal approval for the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe's off-reservation casino in the Catskills. The casino has the support of state politicians and the Bureau of...

Editorial: Improve Gun Lake Tribe's compact (March 19, 2007)

"A newly inked agreement between Gov. Jennifer Granholm and the Gun Lake band of Pottawatomi Indians could yield a jackpot for Michigan. But one unnecessary provision threatens to put the state out of the game. Lawmakers need to change that...

Editorial: Gila River Indian Community expansion (March 19, 2007)

"The Gila River Indian Community intends to relocate one of its successful casinos further away from Interstate 10, but closer to some of its regular customers from the south East Valley. As a sovereign government largely independent of state...