Creek Nation council opposes Kialegee Tribal Town casino (March 12, 2012)

The Muscogee Nation council passed a resolution in opposition to the casino being built by the Kialegee Tribal Town. The Muscogee Nation claims jurisdiction over the gaming site, which is an Indian allotment owned by two Creek sisters. The Muscogees...

Connecticut tribes ask for change in liquor laws at casinos (March 12, 2012)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes are seeking changes in liquor laws that affect their gaming facilities. Under state law, the Mohegan Tribe and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation must clear all alcoholic beverages by 2am. The proposed change would allow...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe faces doubts over gaming plan (March 12, 2012)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe has jumped into the casino game in Massachusetts but legal issues could derail its plans. The tribe gained federal recognition through an act of Congress. The law subjects the reservation to state law, which some observers...

Editorial: Respecting tribal gaming compacts in Minnesota (March 12, 2012)

"An NFL stadium in which a franchise can thrive and a region can take pride comes close to being a basic public amenity in a modern American metropolis. We'd rate it important enough to justify financing with public-purpose state general...

Editorial: Off-reservation casino clashes with military base (March 12, 2012)

"Release of the draft environmental impact study for the proposed Spokane Tribe casino development moves the complex, multitrack reviews of that project, and an almost certainly incompatible upgrade of Fairchild Air Force Base, into a crucial phase. The stakes are...

Opinion: Pascua Yaqui Tribe to recreate 'Tucson' at casino (March 12, 2012)

"Downtown Tucson is relocating to the Pascua Yaqui Reservation. This week Casino del Sol announced the construction of a resort called "Downtown Tucson" 12 miles west of Tucson's actual city center. Pascua Yaqui Tribal Chairman Pee Wee Vasquez says it...

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