Little River Band wins backing for liquor license (March 2, 2009)

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians has local support for a liquor license at a proposed off-reservation casino in Muskegon, Michigan. The board in Fruitport Township approved the transfer of the license from a former racetrack to the tribe....

Viejas Chair: Tribes address problem gambling (March 2, 2009)

"Leaders of 230 American Indian tribes operating 420 casinos in 28 states are focused on using casino gaming to strengthen tribal governments and build strong and diversified tribal economies. It is our responsibility to use gaming to create communities...

Meskwaki members reject cut in casino payments (March 2, 2009)

Members of the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa voted against a reduction in their casino per capita payments. Referendums were held on two different cuts. One would reduce the payment from $1,800 to $1,000 and the second would cut it down...

Editorial: Expanded casino liquor sales a bad idea (March 2, 2009)

"Question: How desperate is too desperate? Answer: Around-the-clock liquor sales at Connecticut's Indian-owned casinos. Gov. M. Jodi Rell has suggested liquor sales be extended to 24 hours a day at Foxwoods Resort, MGM Grand at Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casinos...

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