California tribes oppose charity gaming measure (April 7, 2008)

California tribes are opposing a bill that would expand gaming for the Catholic Church and other charitable groups. The churches and charities want to use electronic bingo machines and increase their payouts. But the California Nations Indian Gaming Association and...

North Fork Rancheria faces long odds on casino (April 7, 2008)

The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians is facing tribal opposition as it seeks to gain federal approval for an off-reservation casino. The tribe wants 305 acres placed in trust. The site is about 35 miles from the reservation and...

Fort Sill Apache Tribe to start using gaming site (April 7, 2008)

• Jeff Houser's YouTube The Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma plans to open a restaurant and smokeshop at its gaming site in New Mexico. The tribe has 30 acres in trust off a major interstate near Deming. The...

Editorial: County not truthful in Mechoopda casino fight (April 7, 2008)

"A few days back, Paul McIntosh, the former chief administrative officer of Butte County, wrote a letter to the editor accusing this paper of misrepresenting the county's position in regard to the Mechoopda Indians. This paper, reporting the county's lawsuit...

Opinion: Seneca Nation casino not on trust land (April 7, 2008)

"The bustle of activity at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Perry Street should not obscure the fact that the future of gambling on the Seneca-owned site remains very problematic. Travel east on the Thruway for three hours and...