Seneca Nation wants NIGC to appeal casino decision (September 9, 2008)

The Seneca Nation of New York wants the National Indian Gaming Commission to stay a notice of violation against its off-reservation casino. The tribe says the NIGC should stay the NOV in order to appeal a judge's decision that...

Governor urged to negotiate Wampanoag compact (September 9, 2008)

Leaders in the town of Middleboro, Massachusetts, are urging Gov. Deval Patrick (D) to negotiate a Class III gaming compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. The tribe plans to build a casino in the town and has agreed to share...

City passes resolution againt Ponca Tribe's casino (September 9, 2008)

The city council in Council Bluffs, Iowa, passed a resolution in opposition to the casino sought by the Ponca Tribe. Officials said the tribe's casino will hurt three commercial casinos in the city. "We have over 4,000 people employed in...

Editorial: Tribes the latest scapegoat in Washington (September 9, 2008)

Ed. Note: Dino Rossi, the Republican candidate for governor in Washington, is part Tlingit from his mother's side of the family. "There's a new game in town, only it's not so new in Washington's history. A key political race is...

Supreme Court won't act on Gun Lake casino for now (September 9, 2008)

The U.S. Supreme Court won't be taking action on a pending land-into-trust case, meaning the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, can't move ahead with plans for its casino in Michigan. The tribe asked...

Opinion: Greedy Arizona tribe goes after poker room (September 9, 2008)

"The greed of Indian tribes when it comes to their casino gambling is once again showing through. The Pascua Yaqui Tribe has asked a judge to make a small chain of off-reservation poker rooms to shut down their operation. The...