Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe eyes land for gaming (April 30, 2007)

A backer for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts has purchased 125 acres for a possible casino. The tribe's developer, Herb Strather, paid $1.7 million for the site in Middleboro. It is one of several locations the tribe is considering...

Texas lawmakers to debate tribal gaming bill (April 30, 2007)

The Texas House is set to debate a tribal gaming bill this week. HB10 would allow the Tigua Tribe and the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe to reopen their casinos. It prevents the state from prosecuting the tribes from offering Class III games,...

Editorial: Gaming compacts are bad for California (April 30, 2007)

"Listen closely, and you can hear a "ka-ching" sound emanating from the state Capitol. Armed with a jackpot of campaign dollars, wealthy Indian tribes are pressuring key state leaders to approve one of the largest expansions of casino gambling in...

Opinion: Racism behind denial of tribal gaming (April 30, 2007)

"Maine's Indians are much more visible, both in the modern world and in the state's history, than are tribes elsewhere in New England. They have been able to preserve much of their heritage. But they have also been victims of...

Opinion: Casino not smartest option for Catskills (April 30, 2007)

"Eearlier this year, Gov. Eliot Spitzer reached an agreement with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe that brought New York one step closer to having a $600 million Las Vegas-style casino in Sullivan County, in the Catskills. The casino, which...