Editorial: Opposition to Cowlitz Tribe's casino (May 9, 2007)

"Take a strong, unified stand. Too often that powerful tactic is overlooked by governmental bodies. Not so Monday night at the Vancouver City Council meeting, when members voted unanimously to oppose a proposed Cowlitz casino in north Clark County. Why...

First Nations casinos pull in $40M in profit (May 9, 2007)

The four Native casinos in Saskatchewan reported $40 million in profits for fiscal year 2005-2006. The four casinos, overseen by the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority, are required to contribute 37.5 percent of profits to the First Nations Trust Fund and...

New York county to take up casino legislation (May 9, 2007)

Lawmakers in Ulster County, New York, are expected to vote on legislation to require local approval of any tribal casinos. A state law passed in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks authorizes up to three tribal casinos...

California county discusses possible casino (May 9, 2007)

Officials in Plumas County, California, are learning about the potential for casino development by the Greenville Rancheria. The tribe was terminated but restored to recognition through litigation. A local law firm, however, claim the tribe's restored land base in the...

Little Traverse Bay Bands to open casino June 20 (May 9, 2007)

The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians of Michigan will debut a new casino on June 20. The Odawa Casino Resort in Petoskey features two floors of gaming and entertainment. It includes 1,500 slot machines, 30 table games...

Stillaguamish Tribe buying land around casino (May 9, 2007)

The Stillaguamish Tribe of Washington has dramatically increased its land holdings around its casino, The Seattle Times reports. In the past two years, the tribe's holdings have grown from 20 acres to 700 acres ."We're buying land everywhere," said...

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