Editorial: Gaming standards for California tribes (April 29, 2008)

"California's gambling tribes compete furiously and disagree frequently about a wide range of issues. But they appear united when it comes to a belated attempt by the state's gambling regulators to impose minimum internal control standards. All tribes that are...

Column: Soboba Band debuts $11M golf course (April 29, 2008)

"Soboba tribal officials made a compelling argument to annex land into their reservation for a new casino when they opened the $11 million Club at Soboba on Friday on the thoroughly renovated golf course they purchased in 2004. The building...

Unions to protest Pequot casino opening (April 29, 2008)

Labor unions plan to protest the May 17 opening of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation's new casino. The unions say the tribe is barring labor from the new MGM Grand at Foxwoods. They say the new facility should be treated...

Lawsuit challenging Quapaw casino 'in limbo' (April 29, 2008)

A lawsuit challenging the Quapaw Tribe's $300 million casino appears to be "in limbo," an attorney involved in the case told The Joplin Globe. Commissioners in Cherokee County, Kansas, sued the Interior Department to block the Downstream Casino Resort....

Pokagon Band casino payment still unresolved (April 29, 2008)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians agreed to share 2 percent of gaming revenues with local governments in Michigan but officials in one county still can't agree how to distribute the money. Berrien County's Local Revenue Sharing Board has...

North Fork Rancheria and Wiyot Tribe team up for casino (April 29, 2008)

The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians is and the Wiyot Tribe signed Class III gaming compacts with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) on Monday. The deals allow the North Fork Rancheria to proceed with a controversial off-reservation casino. The...