Seneca Nation pushes rejection of Catskills off-reservation casino (January 4, 2011)

The Seneca Nation of New York is urging the Obama administration to reject an off-reservation casino for the Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin. The Senecas say the Mohicans aren't entitled to a casino in the Catskills region...

Tribal gaming revenues in Washington grew 70 percent in 5 years (January 4, 2011)

Tribal gaming revenues grew 70 percent from 2005 through 2010, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports. In 2005, tribal revenues came to $1.02 billion. Last year, they jumped to $1.74 billion. Meanwhile, non-Indian gaming revenues fell from $672 million to $574 million....

Crosscut: Washington may turn to gaming to address budget woes (January 4, 2011)

"Over the past decade or so, at least two initiatives to expand non-tribal gambling have been voted down by the state legislature by an overwhelming majority. Now, with the state in the grip of one of its worst budget crises...

Editorial: Waiting for other shoe to drop on off-reservation casino (January 4, 2011)

"Now that the Bureau of Indian Affairs has granted permission to the Cowlitz Tribe to establish a reservation and build a casino near La Center, Northwesterners should hope the proverbial other shoe doesn’t fall before Jan. 10. A decade-long quest...