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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

(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

(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

(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'

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(07/24)

Pojoaque cannot legally engage in gambling without a state compact – which expired June 30.
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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(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

(06/19)

The Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act restores parity to all sovereign governments across the United States.
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

(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

(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

(06/09)

I know the machines at the Indian casinos are different, but how are they different from the Las Vegas machines?
Editorial: Don't turn Poarch Creek racetrack into a full casino

(06/02)

Casinos won’t kill you, although they offer ample opportunity to hurt yourself.
Editorial: Extend Class III gaming compact with Seminole Tribe

(06/01)

With Florida lawmakers facing a big gap in the state budget as they prepare to reconvene for a special session, it would be irresponsible for them to walk away from the table games compact with the Seminole Tribe.
Editorial: No guarantee of success for new casino in Connecticut

(06/01)

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was still deciding this weekend whether to sign legislation approved early Friday that would lead to possibly opening a new tribal casino along the Connecticut-Massachusetts border.
Kurt Luger: It's time to put an end to the Indian wars in America

(05/29)

After 200 years of genocide by the United States, enough is enough!
Cayuga Nation Leaders: Tribe hasn't authorized gaming facilities

(05/26)

The gaming facility benefits only a few financially, not the Cayuga Nation as a whole, and comes at a great cost societally to both our people and our neighbors.
Opinion: Poarch Creeks need state to protect gaming enterprise

(05/22)

You can't blame the tribe for trying to protect its business interests, but that's the problem with cutting a classic sweetheart deal.
Opinion: Today's Indian wars are being fought over new casinos

(05/21)

America still fights Indian wars, but today these battles center not around settlers pushing their homesteads onto tribal lands but around gambling.
John Berrey: Governor in Kansas turns back on Quapaw Tribe

(05/19)

The 1988 Indian Gaming Regulatory Act is very clear – the state of Kansas has an obligation to negotiate in good faith a gaming compact.
Bo Mazzetti: California must regulate Internet poker games

(05/18)

The debate in Sacramento over the legalization of online gaming, specifically Internet poker, appears to be moving forward.
Opinion: Sen. McCain changes tune on tribal casino in Arizona

(05/13)

From 2004 to 2006, Washington was transfixed by the revelations that several Indian tribes had paid exorbitant fees to then-uber lobbyist Jack Abramoff to stop other tribes from opening casinos.
Editorial: Regulate online poker games to protect consumers

(05/12)

State lawmakers are debating again whether to allow licensed gambling operations in California to launch online poker sites.
Column: Seminole Tribe won't give up easily in gaming flap

(05/11)

You can bet your last dollar that the Seminoles won't fold blackjack, baccarat and other table games easily.
Dennis Whittlesey: Shocking proposals to halt tribal gaming

(05/11)

Recent actions in Arizona and Indiana suggest that there is a new approach to local government opposition to Indian tribal applications for trust status of newly acquired land.
Opinion: Pokagon Band casino shouldn't stir fears in Indiana

(05/08)

Why is Indiana being mean to the Indians again?
Opinion: Tribal war rages in Washington with anti-casino efforts

(05/05)

The Indian Wars still rage in Washington, fueled by the largest lobbying contracts the city has to offer.
Opinion: Bid for more Connecticut casinos comes down to money

(05/01)

The tribes and their allies want the state to bestow on them a privilege denied everyone else: the right to build a casino. This will strike most people as unfair.
Opinion: Negotiate Class III casino compact with Poarch Creeks

(04/30)

If there must be Poarch Creek gambling, it might as well include card games. They certainly won't harm the public weal any more than electronic bingo already does.

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