Editorial: Delay is the 'new' strategy at the BIA (May 31, 2007)

"Once again, tribal and municipal leaders have made the long trip to the nation's capital in an effort to move along Beloit's application for a casino and related entertainment attractions. And, once again, the visit was less than fruitful. The...

Rep. Langevin opposes Narragansett gaming (May 31, 2007)

Rep. James R. Langevin (D-Rhode Island) said he will oppose efforts by the Narragansett Tribe to restore its gaming rights. The tribe won a court case that said it could open a casino on its reservation. But the late Sen....

Column: Indian gaming generates wealth (May 31, 2007)

"In California v. Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, the court ruled that if a state permitted certain forms of gambling, tribes in that states could offer the same, without any regulatory control by the state. Sensing that it might be...

Unions seek ground at Mashantucket casino (May 31, 2007)

Several labor unions are trying to organize at Foxwoods Resort Casino, owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut. The casino employs more than 10,000 people and is the largest in the world. Efforts to organize unions failed in...

Michigan court upholds tribal gaming compacts (May 31, 2007)

The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed two tribal gaming compacts that were challenged by an anti-casino group. The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi and the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians signed compacts in 1998 with then-Gov. John...

Editorial: Gaming for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (May 31, 2007)

"The Mashpee Wampanoags, recently recognized by the federal government as a legitimate Native American tribe, plan to build a gambling operation, most likely on 350 acres of land it purchased in Middleborough. Because of its new tribal status, the Wampanoag...