Editorial: Even more doubts facing Cowlitz Tribe's casino proposal (September 24, 2010)

"While the federal government continues its lengthy process to determine if the Cowlitz Tribe may build a mega-casino near La Center, the growing question is whether the tribe will ever find the money to do so. That lingering doubt is...

NLRB continues hearing of union election at Mashantucket casino (September 24, 2010)

The National Labor Relations Board continued a second day of a hearing into a labor dispute at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut. The tribe is contesting the July 31 election in which beverage servers,...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes arrest employee in casino theft probe (September 24, 2010)

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho made an arrest as part of theft probe at the Fort Hall Casino. The unidentified suspect has been charged with theft under tribal law. Federal charges are possible as the investigation continues. The employee is...

Kiowa Tribe celebrates opening of its second casino in Oklahoma (September 24, 2010)

The Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma celebrated the opening of its second casino in Oklahoma. Julia Tsonetokoy Wolf, 94, the oldest living tribal member, cut the ribbon for the Kiowa Casino Verden. Kiowa warriors and drum groups helped open the facility....

BIA holds consultation on gaming land-into-trust determinations (September 24, 2010)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs held the first in a series of consultation sessions on gaming land-into-trust determinations. The meeting was held on Spokane, Washington, on Thursday. The Kalispel Tribe used the session to raise concerns about an off-reservation casino...

Artman calls gaming land applications 'highly politicized process' (September 24, 2010)

Carl Arman, who served as assistant secretary of the Bureau of Indian Affairs during the final years of the Bush administration, says review of gaming land applications has become "a highly politicized process." Artman said the BIA still hasn't made...