Crow Tribe eagerly welcomes smokers to casinos (October 22, 2009)

The Crow Tribe of Montana is marketing its casinos to people who want a place to smoke and maybe even gamble a bit. The Montana Clean Indoor Air Act went into effect on October 1. The law bans smoking...

Seminole Tribe defends legality of Class III games (October 22, 2009)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is defending its Class III games amid a new attack by a key lawmaker. The tribe offers slot machines and table games at its seven Hard Rock casinos. The games were authorized by a gaming...

Column: NIGC to take a 'look' at Seminole gaming (October 22, 2009)

"If the state and the Seminoles fail to hammer out a compromise on a gambling compact, what will federal authorities do? That was the multi-million dollar question hanging over the annual Florida Gaming Summit on Tuesday at the Seminole Hard...

Letter: Oneida casino should pay fair share taxes (October 22, 2009)

"Local taxes in New York State are 78-80 percent higher than other states. The Syracuse Post Standard recently did an exposé on this using a $250,000 house as the standard. They mentioned Onondaga and Madison counties as some of the...

Kevin Abourezk: Omaha Tribe sued by contractor (October 22, 2009)

"An Omaha contractor is suing the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska for failing to pay for work the contractor did on the tribe's Iowa casino and other facilities. StoreVisions, a partner of Vision Church Builders of Omaha, filed a civil complaint...