Ho-Chunk Nation compact talks a costly affair (January 6, 2006)

The state of Wisconsin has been paying an attorney $230 an hour to negotiate a gaming compact with the Ho-Chunk Nation, the Associated Press reports. Matt Flynn is the former head of the state Democratic Party and a frequent donor...

Gila River Tribe breaks ground on casino expansion (January 6, 2006)

The Gila River Indian Community in Arizona broke ground on an $8 million expansion of its casino. The project will add up to 11,000 square feet and around 300 new parking spaces to the Vee Quiva Casino. A new bingo...

Editorial: Kansas is ready for world-class casino (January 6, 2006)

"A world-class casino in Galena, Kan., remains a strong blip on the state’s radar screen. Whether it will be a tribal enterprise or a private one will depend on whether and how legislators respond to Gov. Kathleen Sebelius’ plan to...

Eastern Cherokees drop bid to sell liquor at casino (January 6, 2006)

Leaders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians have dropped a proposal to sell liquor at the tribal casino. Norma Moss, the chairwoman of the gaming board, said it was the wrong time to bring up the issue. She...