Twenty-Nine Palms Chairman: A good neighbor (January 30, 2008)

"To the citizens, business and civic leaders of Twentynine Palms who joined us for our recent media event at our reservation announcing our NŸwŸ Casino Resort and RV Park project, we thank you for coming out and expressing such strong...

Column: Mashantucket Tribe wields sovereignty (January 30, 2008)

"The Mashantucket Pequots, in their zeal to fend off the United Auto Workers, may be setting themselves up for a much bigger battle, one in which the stakes will be so high it will make a union brawl seem like...

County wants new casino deal with Cowlitz Tribe (January 30, 2008)

Officials in Clark County, Washington, want to negotiate a new casino agreement with the Cowlitz Tribe. The county previously signed a memorandum of understanding with the tribe. But the 2004 deal has been challenged in the courts. The tribe, however,...

Opinion: Vote no on California gaming compacts (January 30, 2008)

"Seven propositions will appear on the Feb. 5 ballot. Among the most controversial are four propositions dealing with Indian casinos. The four measures, Propositions 94, 95, 96 and 97, ask voters to approve four gaming compacts with Indian tribes in...

Voters in Florida county approve slot machines (January 30, 2008)

Voters in Miami-Dade County, Florida, approved slot machines at racetracks on Tuesday. The same issue was rejected by county voters in 2005. But with slot machines already legal in a neighboring county -- and with the Seminole Tribe installing the...

Sen. Bingaman questions Fort Sill Apache casino (January 30, 2008)

Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-New Mexico) is asking the Bush administration to explain why the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma is building a casino in southern New Mexico. Bingaman said the tribe agreed not to use the land for...

County weighs appeal of Ione Band gaming ruling (January 30, 2008)

Officials in Amador County, California, are weighing an appeal after losing a court case over the casino sought by the Ione Band of Miwok Indians. In December, a federal judge dismissed the county's suit against the Bush administration. Judge Lawrence...