Shawnee Tribe to seek Oklahoma City casino (January 21, 2008)

The Shawnee Tribe is announcing plans for a casino in Oklahoma City. The tribe has a contract to purchase 100 acres near a major interstate. A news conference will be held on Wednesday at the National Cowboy and Western...

Editorial: Seneca Nation is a lousy neighbor (January 21, 2008)

"Let's face it, the Seneca Nation of Indians has made for one really lousy neighbor. It's been seven years since the state gave the tribe 50 acres of prime downtown Niagara Falls real estate in return for them dropping their...

Work continues on $200M Quapaw casino (January 21, 2008)

Work continues on the Quapaw Tribe's $200 million casino near the intersections of Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri. The Downstream Casino Resort is set to open this summer. A hotel at the site will open in the fall. The resort...

Editorial: Connecticut too dependent on gaming (January 21, 2008)

"So should Connecticut be worried because slot revenues took a major hit at the two casinos in December, and have been falling less significantly in recent months? The December loss to the state treasury year-over-year was $6.7 million. Foxwoods Resort...

Editorial: Vote yes on Big Four gaming compacts (January 21, 2008)

"The Star supports the Indian gambling compact amendments the state Legislature and governor approved last year for four tribes and, thus, supports yes votes on Propositions 94, 95, 96 and 97 on the Feb. 5 ballot. The compact amendments were...

George-Kanentiio: No big loss in casino defeat (January 21, 2008)

"The U.S. Department of the Interior's rejection of the application by the St. Regis Tribal Council to build a casino in the Catskills has not sparked an uprising among the Mohawks. In fact, other than a few tribal officials, no...