NIGC announces Lawrence Roberts, Oneida, as its general counsel (July 19, 2010)

The National Indian Gaming Commission announced Lawrence S. Roberts, a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, as its new general counsel. Roberts has worked in the private sector and for the Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection...

Editorial: Help residents get to work at Connecticut tribal casinos (July 19, 2010)

"Last year the state spent $350,000 to bus 35-40 workers from Hartford to their jobs at the Eastern Connecticut casinos. That's a lot of money. But if those folks were unemployed and collecting benefits — casino jobs come with benefits...

Pauma Band bars women from casino after dispute about jackpot (July 19, 2010)

Two women are upset that the Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians of California banned them for life from the tribal casino. Jill Waters and Laura Waters are sisters-in-law. They were playing slot machines together at the Casino Pauma when one...

Pinoleville Pomo Nation disputes lawsuit over casino impact study (July 19, 2010)

The Pinoleville Pomo Nation of California says it fired a company that was preparing a tribal environmental impact report on a proposed casino. The tribe was unhappy with KENNEC, a developer said. But not before the company was paid about...

Mississippi AG concludes no way to challenge new Choctaw casino (July 19, 2010)

The state can't stop the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians from building a new casino, according to attorney general Jim Hood. Gov. Haley Barbour (R) has threatened legal action against the casino. But Hood said that won't be possible. "After...

Both tribes in Connecticut deny connection to new 'gaming' group (July 19, 2010)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe both say they are not connected in any way to a new "gaming" group that is challenging the federal recognition of the Shinnecock Nation of New York. "Have absolutely nothing to...

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