Narragansett Tribe seeks hearing on gaming rights (July 6, 2007)

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island is seeking a Congressional hearing into its gaming rights. The tribe is subject to a land claims settlement act that makes its reservation fall under state laws. But a federal court later said the...

Seneca Leaders: Tribe committed to Buffalo (July 6, 2007)

"The inner harbor area of downtown Buffalo witnessed an important event this week. The Seneca Nation has honored a promise to develop a casino and create new jobs in the City of Buffalo. The temporary Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino is...

Alaska Native village to resubmit Class II request (July 6, 2007)

The Alaska Native village of Eklutna plans to resubmit its request to conduct Class II gaming on its lands. In April, the village asked the National Indian Gaming Commission to approve a gaming ordinance and to determine that 8.5 acres...

Column: Mashantuckets want to stay union-free (July 6, 2007)

"Jay Leno once refused to appear at a Las Vegas convention for human resource managers in which one of the seminars, “How To Stay Union Free,” was to be run by the renowned union-busting law firm of Jackson Lewis. One...

Editorial: Resolve Ho-Chunk Nation compact (July 6, 2007)

"It's difficult not to empathize with the Ho-Chunk Nation on why it will not pay the more than $70 million the state says it owes on its casino revenue. After all, that amount was predicated on a deal, a key...