First Nations casinos benefit many in Saskatchewan (April 2, 2007)

First Nations casinos in Saskatchewan are putting Natives to work and distributing profits in communities across Canada. The first casinos went up 1996. They now turn a profit of $40 million, a part of which is shared with First...

Ernie Stevens re-elected at NIGA's annual meeting (April 2, 2007)

Ernie Stevens Jr., a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, won re-election as chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association. Stevens will serve his fourth two-year term as head of the largest tribal casino organization. He was elected...

Not all tribal compacts created equal in California (April 2, 2007)

Some California lawmakers are raising questions about provisions in new gaming compacts for eight California tribes. Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez and Assemblyman Alberto Torrico, both Democrats, are concerned that five wealthy tribes with successful casinos received better deals than three...

Column: Tribes upset with links to stripper website (April 2, 2007)

"Under the banner of “Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun Strippers,” this is a sampling of the service being sold for private parties in hotel rooms at the two casinos here: “Then the girls will offer lap dances to all the guests....

Opinion: New approach to fight against tribal casino (April 2, 2007)

Note: Peter F. Secchia, a member of the anti-gaming group 23 is Enough, is a former U.S. ambassador and a major Republican donor. "The federal law that authorizes tribal casinos won't soon be changed. The political obstacles to reform are...