EchoHawk to tour off-reservation sites (August 20, 2009)

Assistant secretary Larry EchoHawk will visit off-reservation casino sites in New York next Wednesday, The Middletown Times Herald-Record reports. The Seneca Nation, the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians want to open casinos in the...

Wampanoag casino backers paid $4M to tribe (August 20, 2009)

Casino investors paid $4 million to support the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts before cutting funds to the newly recognized tribe, The Cape Cod Times reports. Sol Kerzner and Len Wolman also have refused to pay for an environmental study...

California tribes divided on Internet poker bid (August 20, 2009)

Another California tribe has entered the debate over a proposal to legalize Internet poker in the state. The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians opposes the proposal "out of concerns for the far-reaching legal, political and policy consequences of an expansion...

Editorial: No reason to ban Internet gambling (August 20, 2009)

"It's long been said the Internet is like the Wild West ---- uncivilized and ungovernable. But there was at least one thing you could do in the Old West that you can't on the Internet: gamble. Not legally, anyway. Not...