California tribes watching charity bingo fight (March 9, 2009)

California tribes are paying close attention to litigation that will determine whether charities and non-profits can offer electronic gaming machines. The tribes, who aren't parties to the litigation, say their gaming compacts promised them exclusivity. They say charities and...

Tribes with off-reservation casinos wait on Obama (March 9, 2009)

Two tribes with off-reservation casino proposal are hoping President Barack Obama will bring a change in gaming policy. Jemez Pueblo of New Mexico and the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma are seeking casinos in southern New Mexico. The...

Column: Gambling through the recession at Mohegan (March 9, 2009)

"I was curious, after reading of Mohegan Sun's recession-busting “Stimulus, Recovery and Rebound” promotion, a potpourri of new discounts on food, hotel rooms and gambling, just what it might be like to play a quarter-penny slot machine. That's right, in...

Opinion: Oklahoma gaming boom won't last forever (March 9, 2009)

"The logic is obvious: Any number of things could cool off Indian gaming, including the maturation of markets, increased competition, litigation, and regulation. Two factors — the great number of tribes in the state and the high amount of...

Editorial: Openness on Tohono O'odham Nation casino (March 9, 2009)

"The furor over a chunk of unincorporated land in the West Valley is what happens when the aggressive pursuits of vision and self-interest of formidable forces collide. Glendale and the Tohono O'odham Nation are not on the same wavelength. A...