Editorial: Bad bet on gaming in California (August 17, 2009)

"Given the state's dire fiscal circumstances, California's Legislature is ripe for a politically painless source of new revenues. On the surface, Internet poker appears to provide just that. But don't bet on it. None of California's gambling schemes, whether the...

Northern Arapaho Tribe adds hotel to casino (August 17, 2009)

The Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming is breaking ground today on a hotel at the Wind River Casino, the Associated Press reports. The four-story hotel will feature 66 rooms and is designed for up to 90 rooms. Construction is expected...

Investors cut Mashpee Wampanoag money (August 17, 2009)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is no longer receiving money from casino investors, vice chairman Aaron Tobey said. The tribe signed an agreement with Sol Kerzner and Len Wolman to build a casino in the town of Middleboro. But...

Morongo Band pushing for Internet poker (August 17, 2009)

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians and non-Indian card clubs say the state of California will share in revenues from Internet poker games. But the tribe won't say how much will go to the state because a bill to legalize...

Editorial: Tribal gaming thrives in Oklahoma (August 17, 2009)

"It's an interesting — maybe troubling is more like it — phenomenon in Oklahoma. While more of our families need food stamps and seek help from local food banks, our state’s gaming industry continues to thrive. A long article in...

Editorial: Compromise on Seminole gaming (August 17, 2009)

"It should have been an amicable arrangement that provides enough benefits to keep both the state of Florida and the Seminole Tribe contented. But the two sides are still far apart on a gaming compact, an agreement many believe is...

Ned Norris: Say no to non-Indian 'racinos' (August 17, 2009)

"In recent weeks, Arizona's commercial horse and dog tracks have begun an all-out misinformation campaign. This is their latest attempt to expand off-reservation gaming, and they are using the exact same tactics they unsuccessfully employed during their 2002 ballot initiative....