Briefly in Indian Gaming (June 15, 2007)

The Seminole Tribe is undergoing a $120 million expansion of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino near Tampa. Casino ups the ante (The St. Petersburg Times 6/15) The Jena Band of Choctaw Indians won support from the Grant Parish...

Little progress reported on California compacts (June 15, 2007)

Attempts to resolve a dispute over five California compacts appear to be slowing down, The Palm Springs Desert Sun reports. The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, the Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Indians, the...

Column: Oneida casino illegal despite DOI ruling (June 15, 2007)

"At last the Great White Father in Washington has spoken. The gambling compact approved in 1993 for New York's Oneida tribe, which operates Turning Stone casino in Verona, will not be revisited after all and therefore remains in force. The...

Summit explores impact of gaming in Connecticut (June 15, 2007)

The one-day Native American Economic Impact Summit was held in Hartford, Connecticut, on Thursday. Officials talked about the impact of the casinos owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe. Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun...

Column: Talking about the good and bad of gaming (June 15, 2007)

"What's more unlikely: Indians conducting a sacred "smudging" ceremony near the banks of the Connecticut River in Hartford - or people actually talking to tribal leaders about the impact of their gambling casinos? Actually, through the centuries, Indians have been...

Cowlitz Tribe ends discussions with city over casino (June 15, 2007)

The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington will no longer try to deal with the city of La Center, an attorney said. The tribe has been trying to work with the city to address the impacts of the proposed casino. But with...