Editorial: GOP wrong to attack Alaska Native status (May 21, 2007)

"In fighting the Eklutna Natives' Indian gambling proposal, House Speaker John Harris and Sen. President Lyda Green have reopened an old wound. They are using Eklutna's gambling application to question the federal government's long-standing decision to recognize tribes in Alaska....

Opinion: Negotiate new California casino deals (May 21, 2007)

"Two recent events suggest the tide may be turning against the governor’s proposal to grant lucrative expansion deals to the State’s five richest tribes. First, on Saturday, the Morongo Tribe abruptly pulled its $20 million campaign aimed at Assembly Democrats....

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe prepares for new casino (May 21, 2007)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan could have its newest casino up and running by the end of the year. The tribe plans to build a 32,000-square-foot casino on 350 acres in Saganing. The facility will house more than 700...

Churches find friends at Seminole Tribe's casino (May 21, 2007)

Despite their opposition to gambling, two Baptist churches in Florida have found open arms at the Seminole Tribe's casino. The churches are the closest to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. They want casino customers to know they...

Prayers target Mississippi Choctaw casino (May 21, 2007)

About 60 people attended a prayer rally near the site of the off-reservation casino sought by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Jackson County United for Families organized the rally. Speakers talked about their moral objections to gambling. "Satan's up...

Column: St. Regis Mohawk casino hits a wall at DOI (May 21, 2007)

"From the ashes of casino coalition's past, a new group in Sullivan County has risen to sell the benefits of a St. Regis Mohawk casino in Monticello. But the founders of The Future of the Catskills Coalition say that, unlike...