Tohono O'odham Chair: Gaming benefits many (October 24, 2007)

"As chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation, I feel I must provide accurate information on Indian gaming. Indian gaming created our Fire Department. Our Police Department has tripled in size. Gaming revenues fund the nation's sizable border-security efforts. Without gaming,...

NIGC publishes first training catalogue (October 24, 2007)

The National Indian Gaming Commission has published its first training catalogue . The catalogue provides information about training courses available to tribal leaders, gaming commissions, regulatory and compliance officials and other interested parties. The sessions will be conducted by NIGC...

Editorial: Mississippi Choctaw ads 'offensive' (October 24, 2007)

"Television commercials promoting the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians' effort to put a casino in Jackson County are offensive. As opponents of the Choctaw casino, we would hardly be expected to agree with the tribe's methods to sway voters in...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to launch casino bid (October 24, 2007)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts will unveil plans to bid for a commercial casino today. The tribe plans to team up with the Seneca Nation of New York, The Boston Herald reports. They will seek one of three commercial...

Plans for Grand River Band casino unveiled (October 24, 2007)

A Michigan tribe whose federal recognition is being debated in Congress wants to open a casino in Muskegon. The Grand River Band of Ottawa Indians has partnered with the Archimedes Group for a $2.4 billion casino on the downtown waterfront....