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John Schneider: New Little Traverse casino is underwhelming

John Schneider: New Little Traverse casino is underwhelming (07/21)

Did you notice all the fanfare associated with the grand opening, around Memorial Day, of the new Odawa Casino in Mackinaw City?
Editorial: Tule River Tribe invests gaming revenues in community

Editorial: Tule River Tribe invests gaming revenues in community (07/06)

A little more than 20 years ago the leaders of the Tule River Indian Tribe had a vision to develop a casino to ensure the future of the tribe and its people.
Patrick Lambert: Eastern Cherokees in talks for outlet mall and more at casino

Patrick Lambert: Eastern Cherokees in talks for outlet mall and more at casino (07/05)

An outlet mall, a convention center and new hotel at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina are under discussion.
Editorial: Let's leave gaming to tribes and kill Arkansas casino bid

Editorial: Let's leave gaming to tribes and kill Arkansas casino bid (06/28)

There are already too many opportunities to lose the light bill in this state without inviting stand-alone, 24/7 casinos.
Editorial: Decision opens door for more off-reservation casinos

Editorial: Decision opens door for more off-reservation casinos (06/20)

Seattle Times: What’s more dangerous is the precedent Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s approval may set for other tribes to expand their operations off reservations.
Ben Nighthorse Campbell: Pass the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act

Ben Nighthorse Campbell: Pass the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act (06/13)

Tribal sovereignty isn’t just a slogan, and it isn’t just limited to programs and services.
Clint Halftown: Cayuga Nation faced little choice but to go to court

Clint Halftown: Cayuga Nation faced little choice but to go to court (06/09)

While we will vigorously defend our rights in court when left with no other option, negotiation, not litigation, is our preferred method of dispute resolution.
Editorial: Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino bid leads to big fight

Editorial: Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino bid leads to big fight (06/09)

If the tribe is successful in its appeal, it will not be the residents of tribal lands who will determine the character of Aquinnah — mostly friends and neighbors — but the majority of the tribe’s voting members.
Tim Steller: Money motivates Tohono O'odham Nation casino spat

Tim Steller: Money motivates Tohono O'odham Nation casino spat (06/08)

The state administration elected with the help of Phoenix-area tribes is defending its interests against a Tucson-area tribe that opposed this administration’s election.
Editorial: Cayuga Nation can't claim sovereignty over gaming site

Editorial: Cayuga Nation can't claim sovereignty over gaming site (06/06)

With a federal appeals court panel's ruling last week reinstating the Cayuga Indian Nation of New York lawsuit against Union Springs, the village has a few options to consider.
Dean Obeidallah: Donald Trump's smears go back to the first Americans

Dean Obeidallah: Donald Trump's smears go back to the first Americans (06/02)

If you think Donald Trump just started demonizing minority groups for personal gain during this current presidential campaign, then you don’t know Trump.
Robert Jumper: Gaming leads Eastern Cherokees to bright future

Robert Jumper: Gaming leads Eastern Cherokees to bright future (05/23)

Tremendous good has been provided to our people as a result of the Tribe’s gamble back in 1994.
Editorial: North Fork Rancheria gaming plan must come to an end

Editorial: North Fork Rancheria gaming plan must come to an end (05/19)

It shouldn’t take an act of Congress for common sense to prevail. But in the case of the casino project that wouldn’t die, that’s what it’s come to.
Editorial: Suquamish Tribe shares casino funds with community

Editorial: Suquamish Tribe shares casino funds with community (05/17)

We raise our hands in thanks. Hy’sh’qa, Suquamish Tribe, for your generosity and your continued stewardship in your historical territory.
Steve Stallings: Compact process respects tribal and state rights

Steve Stallings: Compact process respects tribal and state rights (05/16)

The opinions expressed in The Sacramento Bee’s editorial are very concerning and full of misleading information on the state compacting process.
Bryan Newland: Bill grants states a veto over tribal gaming rights

Bryan Newland: Bill grants states a veto over tribal gaming rights (05/16)

H.R.5079 would mark a dramatic shift in congressional policy, because it would modify the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act to subject tribes to a state veto of the rights recognized in the Cabazon Supreme Court decision.
Rick Farinelli: Lawmaker wrong to sponsor anti-Indian casino bill

Rick Farinelli: Lawmaker wrong to sponsor anti-Indian casino bill (05/16)

For more than 12 years the North Fork Rancheria has diligently pursued its gaming project as specifically allowed by federal law and prevailed through every local, state and federal administrative review and approval.
Maryann McGovran: Don't be fooled by efforts of wealthy tribes

Maryann McGovran: Don't be fooled by efforts of wealthy tribes (05/13)

The Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians want to use their wealth, gained from casino gaming, to change the rules and deny us our sovereign right to conduct class III gaming on our lands.
Claudia Gonzales: Off-reservation gaming fuels attacks on tribes

Claudia Gonzales: Off-reservation gaming fuels attacks on tribes (05/13)

Please allow the California gaming tribes to solve a local California problem in a local state specific way and do not oppose the passage of H.R. 5079, the California Compact Protection Act.
Christine Edwards: Graton Rancheria casino foes eating their words

Christine Edwards: Graton Rancheria casino foes eating their words (05/10)

Now that the Graton Resort and Casino is on track to complete a $175 million expansion, writer Christine Edwards wonders what the fuss was all about.
John Charles: Oregon governor shows hypocrisy on Indian gaming

John Charles: Oregon governor shows hypocrisy on Indian gaming (05/09)

As soon as our governor starts reining in the state Lottery, I might take her concerns about tribal casinos seriously.
Editorial: New commercial casino won't hurt St. Regis Mohawk Tribe

Editorial: New commercial casino won't hurt St. Regis Mohawk Tribe (05/05)

For those who enjoy gambling, the Akwesasne Casino fills the bill.
Editorial: County must work with Cloverdale Rancheria on casino

Editorial: County must work with Cloverdale Rancheria on casino (05/04)

The only real opportunity county supervisors have to mitigate the impacts of a Cloverdale casino is through direct negotiations with the tribe itself.
Editorial: Oregon governor takes unusual stance on tribal gaming

Editorial: Oregon governor takes unusual stance on tribal gaming (04/25)

If you’re a business owner, you’d also be upset if the state began operating a business similar to yours, and then began telling you that your business is too big.
Rodney Green: Tribal casino won't stop Connecticut's job losses

Rodney Green: Tribal casino won't stop Connecticut's job losses (04/11)

We will lose jobs no matter what, and even more so with another casino in our state.
EJ Montini: Arizona open for business except for one tribal casino

EJ Montini: Arizona open for business except for one tribal casino (03/28)

Gov. Doug Ducey (R) doesn't like the Tohono O’odham Nation's Desert Diamond Casino West Valley, located near the big entertainment district in Glendale, Arizona.
Editorial: Courts hold the cards on Seminole Tribe's casino deal

Editorial: Courts hold the cards on Seminole Tribe's casino deal (03/24)

Since the Florida Legislature failed to produce legislation addressing the future of gambling, lawmakers lost control of this years-long conundrum to the courts.
Colin McEnroe: Schaghticoke Tribal Nation loses in new casino fight

Colin McEnroe: Schaghticoke Tribal Nation loses in new casino fight (03/14)

I worry that the poor Schaghticokes think they're going to compete for a casino once the legislature's collusion with the Mashantuckets and Mohegans is exposed for the brainless piece of skulduggery it is.
Terry Rambler: San Carlos Apache Tribe won't destroy sacred site

Terry Rambler: San Carlos Apache Tribe won't destroy sacred site (03/03)

A thorough survey was conducted by the San Carlos Apache Tribe to verify that construction of the new casino would not impact any Apache cultural resources.
Editorial: A 'shameful' delay on Seminole Tribe gaming compact

Editorial: A 'shameful' delay on Seminole Tribe gaming compact (03/03)

Once again, the powers that be in Tallahassee stand poised to punt on gambling legislation.
Gabe Galanda: NIGC isn't doing anything about per capita abuses

Gabe Galanda: NIGC isn't doing anything about per capita abuses (03/01)

Between 2010 and 2015, the NIGC failed to take a single enforcement action for improper gaming per capita payments, even though several tribes during that time were rather obviously abusing per caps to kick members off tribal rolls.
Opinion: Don't believe anti-casino hype in Lytton Band land bill

Opinion: Don't believe anti-casino hype in Lytton Band land bill (02/23)

If you’ve been listening to Rep. Jared Huffman recently, you’d think that his bill HR 2538 would protect the town of Windsor and Sonoma County.
Dale Miles: San Carlos Apache Tribe desecrates site with casino

Dale Miles: San Carlos Apache Tribe desecrates site with casino (02/17)

Why are we Apaches making a casino where our people were murdered so terribly?
Editorial: Measure stops Lytton Band from pursuing new casinos

Editorial: Measure stops Lytton Band from pursuing new casinos (02/11)

Given the uproar over the construction of the Graton casino in Rohnert Park, why would anyone oppose a congressional bill that prevents the construction of a casino on tribal land in northern Sonoma County?
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation creates opportunity with casino

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation creates opportunity with casino (02/03)

The tribe is the economic engine of this region, and we must keep pursuing opportunities to grow that impact, create jobs and further economic development for our friends and family.
Don Vaccaro: Connecticut tribes need another casino to address competition

Don Vaccaro: Connecticut tribes need another casino to address competition (02/01)

Since the Connecticut casinos opened more than two decades ago, they have contributed roughly $7 billion to the Connecticut Special Revenue Fund, as well as billions to the state economy and countless direct and indirect jobs.
Peter Roff: Congress should close Tohono O'odham Nation casino

Peter Roff: Congress should close Tohono O'odham Nation casino (01/27)

One tribe should not be allowed to hide behind the doctrine of 'sovereign immunity' to do an end run around everyone else.
Editorial: Legalize Internet gaming and fantasy sports in California

Editorial: Legalize Internet gaming and fantasy sports in California (01/25)

California lawmakers have been trying for years to create this sort of framework for online poker, only to be thwarted by internecine battles among the state's licensed gaming businesses.
Opinion: Connecticut puts too much focus on a new tribal casino

Opinion: Connecticut puts too much focus on a new tribal casino (01/21)

It's time our state government begins to get serious about making the structural changes necessary to attract and keep productive business and begins to look at instruments other than gambling for moving Connecticut forward.
Howard Stutz: Seminole Tribe pushes for Class III casino compact

Howard Stutz: Seminole Tribe pushes for Class III casino compact (01/19)

On the surface, the new gambling compact between the Seminole Indian Tribe and Florida Gov. Rick Scott looks like a win-win for both sides.
Fred Grimm: Seminole Tribe casino compact far from a sure thing

Fred Grimm: Seminole Tribe casino compact far from a sure thing (01/12)

I’d put my money on nothing. No deal this legislative session.
Editorial: Limit non-Indian gaming in Seminole Tribe's compact

Editorial: Limit non-Indian gaming in Seminole Tribe's compact (01/11)

Because the compact can't take effect without approval from lawmakers, they have an opportunity to make it better.
Randy Galloway: Kickapoo Tribe opposes historical horse racing machines

Randy Galloway: Kickapoo Tribe opposes historical horse racing machines (12/29)

In a column a month ago, there was criticism from here directed at the Star-Telegram editorial board for its repeated stance on an issue that directly impacts the sport of horse racing in this state.
Editorial: Seminole Tribe's gaming compact is good for Florida

Editorial: Seminole Tribe's gaming compact is good for Florida (12/28)

Give Gov. Rick Scott credit for finally hammering out a new gambling compact with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
Carol Evans: Spokane Tribe deserves off-reservation casino too

Carol Evans: Spokane Tribe deserves off-reservation casino too (12/08)

We face staggering social, health and environmental problems as historic sources of tribal revenue no longer exist, are in decline, and are near flatlining.
Robert Odawi Porter: Labor unions try to confiscate tribal wealth

Robert Odawi Porter: Labor unions try to confiscate tribal wealth (12/07)

The Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act, which exempts tribal governments from application of the National Labor Relations Act, is a rare opportunity to both support tribal sovereignty and strengthen tribal economies.
Opinion: Don't break promise to Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

Opinion: Don't break promise to Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (11/27)

It has been said in many variants that those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
Bart Hinkle: States trying to protect their gaming monopolies

Bart Hinkle: States trying to protect their gaming monopolies (11/24)

Efforts by Virginia’s Indian tribes to gain federal recognition have been long delayed over concerns that greater tribal sovereignty might lead to casinos.
John Yellowbird Steele: Restore tribal sovereignty over labor

John Yellowbird Steele: Restore tribal sovereignty over labor (11/23)

President Obama: Indian gaming is governmental gaming, as Congress has declared.
Paula Terwilliger: Non-Indian casino undermines tribal success

Paula Terwilliger: Non-Indian casino undermines tribal success (11/23)

I am frightened to think of what could happen to our community if Lago, the proposed Seneca County casino, is permitted to move forward.
Editorial: Reject Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino project

Editorial: Reject Spokane Tribe off-reservation casino project (11/23)

The Obama administration has tilted toward allowing tribes to create pockets of territory off their reservations, spurring casino development even as gambling revenues are leveling off.
David Collins: Shame on Eric Holder for opposing tribal casino

David Collins: Shame on Eric Holder for opposing tribal casino (11/23)

Shame on the former attorney general for using the prestige of his former government title to help some Vegas gambling moguls steal business from two Connecticut American Indian tribes.
Editorial: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe moves ahead with casino

Editorial: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe moves ahead with casino (11/18)

The next step in the process will be the Department of the Interior officially designating the East Taunton property and another 170 acres of land in Mashpee as a sovereign tribal reservation.
Laurie Roberts: Tohono O'odham Nation plays voters on casino

Laurie Roberts: Tohono O'odham Nation plays voters on casino (11/18)

From the handwriting on the wall department: a southern Arizona tribe has once again prevailed in the ongoing pitched battle to open a northwest Valley casino.
Editorial: Approve Little River Band off-reservation casino

Editorial: Approve Little River Band off-reservation casino (11/16)

Public opinion now appears heavily in favor of getting the casino built and operating.
Edward Manuel: Tohono O'odham Nation creates opportunity

Edward Manuel: Tohono O'odham Nation creates opportunity (11/13)

If passed, H.R. 308 will not only renege on the United States' promises to the Tohono O'odham Nation, it will hand pink slips to the 1,800 men and women working on site.
Melanie Sloan: An expensive battle over a new tribal casino

Melanie Sloan: An expensive battle over a new tribal casino (11/13)

Tribes are showering Washington politicians with campaign cash in an effort to beat down rival nations.
Dan Haar: Tribal casino a bad idea for airport in Connecticut

Dan Haar: Tribal casino a bad idea for airport in Connecticut (11/12)

If the Connecticut Airport Authority has its way, Bradley will become the first airport in the nation to open a casino on premises, not across the street, but alongside the terminals, or maybe right smack in a terminal building itself.
Robert Jumper: Eastern Cherokees must grow beyond gaming

Robert Jumper: Eastern Cherokees must grow beyond gaming (11/09)

In order to continue the growth that Cherokee has enjoyed, we cannot continue to depend on one industry to supply the revenue necessary to sustain economic development.
Steve Pego: Michigan compact bars off-reservation casino

Steve Pego: Michigan compact bars off-reservation casino (11/06)

The Saginaw Tribe's opposition to the Little River off-reservation casino proposal in Muskegon is based on law and policy.
Delbert Ray: Stop Tohono O'odham Nation from opening new casino

Delbert Ray: Stop Tohono O'odham Nation from opening new casino (11/05)

The citizens of Arizona did not want any city or town to become the Las Vegas of the southwest. And that was not a possibility, until now.
Editorial: Tigua Tribe finally gets some good news about gaming

Editorial: Tigua Tribe finally gets some good news about gaming (11/03)

We welcome the opinions from the National Indian Gaming Commission and the Interior Department.
Editorial: Let Pamunkey Tribe decide on potential gaming plan

Editorial: Let Pamunkey Tribe decide on potential gaming plan (10/29)

The Pamunkey Indians have an indisputable place in Virginia history, longer than any European and stretching back thousands of years.
Roger Chelsey: Pamunkey Tribe put on hold amid fears of gaming

Roger Chelsey: Pamunkey Tribe put on hold amid fears of gaming (10/27)

Because some people detest casino gambling, a Virginia tribe that for decades has sought federal recognition has found its application held up, yet again.
Thomas St. Dennis: Don't let rival tribe stop Little River casino

Thomas St. Dennis: Don't let rival tribe stop Little River casino (10/09)

After years of working together with the local community to bring a new casino to Muskegon County, an outside force is now trying to derail the project.
Editorial: Dry Creek Rancheria casino still a threat to community

Editorial: Dry Creek Rancheria casino still a threat to community (10/01)

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors last week signed a new deal with the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians, that extends the tribe’s moratorium on building a casino near Petaluma until at least 2025.
EJ Montini: Tohono O'odham Nation still winning in casino fight

EJ Montini: Tohono O'odham Nation still winning in casino fight (09/28)

The tribe did not get the injunction it wanted from the judge but the case moves forward and the casino will open.
Column: Casino industry pours millions into Texas campaigns

Column: Casino industry pours millions into Texas campaigns (09/15)

Oklahoma, Louisiana and New Mexico Indian tribes are making fortunes off Texas folks who play their slot machines and table games.
Editorial: Enterprise Rancheria makes big change to casino bid

Editorial: Enterprise Rancheria makes big change to casino bid (09/14)

New plans by Enterprise Rancheria for a gambling operation that's been in a tug of war for more than a decade have people conjecturing.
Editorial: Tribes in Connecticut unite to address casino threat

Editorial: Tribes in Connecticut unite to address casino threat (09/14)

We urge Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to continue working with the tribes on the satellite casino concept, while mindful the legal and political obstacles could prove too great.
Editorial: Right decision on off-reservation casino in New Mexico

Editorial: Right decision on off-reservation casino in New Mexico (09/08)

It was a big deal but it wasn’t the right fit for Albuquerque.
EJ Montini: Horses treated better than Tohono O'odham Nation

EJ Montini: Horses treated better than Tohono O'odham Nation (08/31)

There is a holier-then-thou tone from elected officials about the tribe and its casino not belonging there.
Chemehuevi Tribe to resubmit bid for off-reservation casino

Chemehuevi Tribe to resubmit bid for off-reservation casino (08/13)

The Chemehuevi Tribe will be resubmitting a land-into-trust application for an off-reservation casino in Barstow, California.
Opinion: Catawba Nation casino won't benefit local community

Opinion: Catawba Nation casino won't benefit local community (08/12)

Folks, there is nothing positive about what a casino can bring to this city or county except what the Catawba Indians and possibly outside investors might gain from emptying pockets of those who will suffer greatly.
Column: Donald Trump's first big slur came at tribe's expense

Column: Donald Trump's first big slur came at tribe's expense (08/10)

With Donald Trump making headlines for insulting Mexicans, prisoners of war and now women, it's worth noting that he sharpened his teeth in the politics of insensitive putdowns more than 20 years ago in a Connecticut dispute.
Donna Ennis: City lynches Fond du Lac Band in gaming dispute

Donna Ennis: City lynches Fond du Lac Band in gaming dispute (08/10)

Settler Colonialism has best been defined as more of an imposed structure than a historical event.
Column: Another tribal casino in Connecticut is a 'no-brainer'

Column: Another tribal casino in Connecticut is a 'no-brainer' (08/07)

It's not really an expansion of Connecticut's gambling, which is now provided by two of the largest casinos in the world.
Editorial: Tribal casinos make big impact on Oklahoma economy

Editorial: Tribal casinos make big impact on Oklahoma economy (08/06)

Indian casinos have, by and large, been very good for the tribes, the state and many, many people.
Editorial: More tribes should go smoke-free at gaming facilities

Editorial: More tribes should go smoke-free at gaming facilities (08/06)

Five years after Wisconsin made bars and restaurants smoke-free, an American Indian tribe is doing the same.
Editorial: Catawba Nation casino represents jobs and revenues

Editorial: Catawba Nation casino represents jobs and revenues (08/04)

A casino will bring a variety of jobs to Cleveland, Gaston and surrounding counties and play a significant role in rounding out the economy.
Editorial: Seminole Tribe is a good gaming partner for Florida

Editorial: Seminole Tribe is a good gaming partner for Florida (08/03)

So here it comes, another costly court fight for Florida taxpayers, this time with the Seminole Tribe over the future of an agreement that sets the parameters for gambling in our state.
Editorial: Something's gotta give in New England casino race

Editorial: Something's gotta give in New England casino race (08/03)

It seems doubtful that the region’s gambling dollar will stretch to cover all of these venues.
Editorial: Pojoaque Pueblo acts in bad faith in gaming fight

Editorial: Pojoaque Pueblo acts in bad faith in gaming fight (07/24)

Pojoaque cannot legally engage in gambling without a state compact – which expired June 30.
Editorial: Colville Tribes realize dream with flagship casino

Editorial: Colville Tribes realize dream with flagship casino (07/24)

Hats off to the Colville Confederated Tribes for persevering with plans to build a destination-style casino in the mid-valley area.
Dennis Whittlesey: Judges disagree on labor law at casinos

Dennis Whittlesey: Judges disagree on labor law at casinos (07/23)

Two separate three-judge panels of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit have rendered labor law decisions concerning Indian casinos in Michigan only 22 days apart.
Editorial: Negotiate new casino compact with Seminole Tribe

Editorial: Negotiate new casino compact with Seminole Tribe (07/22)

A divided Legislature couldn't come to an agreement on an extension of this part of the compact during last year's session or this year's, and now the ball's in Gov. Rick Scott's hands.
Opinion: Renew Class III gaming compact with Seminole Tribe

Opinion: Renew Class III gaming compact with Seminole Tribe (07/14)

Unlike any other casino gambling interest in Florida, the Seminole Tribe is actually headquartered in the state and has been here for hundreds of years.
Editorial: Enterprise Rancheria fails to share details on gaming

Editorial: Enterprise Rancheria fails to share details on gaming (07/14)

We have to admit we're a little stymied and bemused by plans publicized recently for a mini-casino in Yuba County.
Editorial: Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe's wrong approach on casino

Editorial: Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe's wrong approach on casino (07/09)

It is hard to know if the tribe intends to press ahead with plans to place rows and rows of blinking electronic bingo devices in its living room and invite gamblers in, or if this is some type of bluff designed to advance mainland aspirations.
Editorial: Washington doesn't need another off-reservation casino

Editorial: Washington doesn't need another off-reservation casino (07/09)

If tribes can place casinos on ancestral or aboriginal lands, rather than on reservations, then where does it end?
Law Article: Saginaw Chippewa Tribe loses decision in NLRB dispute

Law Article: Saginaw Chippewa Tribe loses decision in NLRB dispute (07/06)

Weighing in on a hotly contested issue, a panel of the Sixth Circuit has found that federal labor law applies to Indian tribes’ casinos, notwithstanding the tribes’ inherent sovereignty.
Brian Pierson: Tribal labor sovereignty could land in Supreme Court

Brian Pierson: Tribal labor sovereignty could land in Supreme Court (07/03)

Four of the six judges in the Sixth Circuit who have examined the issue, in two different cases, have concluded that the NLRA has no jurisdiction over the tribes. The tribes have lost both cases!
Pierre Bergeron: Judges split on federal labor law at tribal casinos

Pierre Bergeron: Judges split on federal labor law at tribal casinos (07/03)

Although the court has been restricting en banc review, such a flagrant disagreement between two panels certainly should attract en banc attention.
Editorial: Pojoaque Pueblo gets pass on illegal gaming operation

Editorial: Pojoaque Pueblo gets pass on illegal gaming operation (07/02)

Pojoaque rolled the dice in a bet that the federal government would not actually enforce the laws requiring Indian gambling operations to be subject to compacts with states. And won.
Editorial: Extend Class III casino compact with Seminole Tribe

Editorial: Extend Class III casino compact with Seminole Tribe (06/30)

It is the best way to keep a lid on the spread of gambling in the state and ensure the state will continue to receive a cut of the Seminoles’ gambling operations.
Brian Patterson: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act restores our rights

Brian Patterson: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act restores our rights (06/19)

The Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act restores parity to all sovereign governments across the United States.
Gary Metoxen: Indian gaming generates economic opportunities

Gary Metoxen: Indian gaming generates economic opportunities (06/19)

Indian gaming today provides more than 1 million jobs, pays millions in local, state and federal taxes as well as supports local charities.
David Collins: Tribes keep gaming dollars at home in Connecticut

David Collins: Tribes keep gaming dollars at home in Connecticut (06/18)

Here's hoping that Connecticut lawmakers continue to see the wisdom of giving the tribes at least one satellite near the Massachusetts border, to help keep at home Connecticut gambling dollars.
Column: So much for a Class III casino deal with Seminole Tribe

Column: So much for a Class III casino deal with Seminole Tribe (06/11)

The governor has disappeared. The Legislature can’t agree on a basic budget, much less work out a new gambling compact with the tribe.
Casino Answer Man: About those Class II and Class III machines

Casino Answer Man: About those Class II and Class III machines (06/09)

I know the machines at the Indian casinos are different, but how are they different from the Las Vegas machines?

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