Massachusetts tribe watching gaming debate closely (February 27, 2006)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is closely watching legislation in the Massachusetts Legislature that could legalize slot machines at four race tracks in the state. The Senate approved the bill last fall and the House is expected to act soon. That...

Pascua Yaqui Tribe hires new gaming enterprise CEO (February 27, 2006)

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona has hired a former tribal casino manager as the chief executive officer of its gaming enterprise. William Walsh will oversee the Casino del Sol and the Casino of the Sun. He was former manager...

Puyallup Tribe's casino cited under smoking ban (February 27, 2006)

The health department in Tacoma-Pierce County has cited the Puyallup Tribe twice for allegedly violating the state of Washington's smoking ban at the Emerald Queen Casino. The department says the tribe agreed to abide by all local health and safety...

McCain puts IGRA under spotlight after 17 years (February 27, 2006)

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), the chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, is leading the effort to revise the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988. There have been no major amendments to the law since it was passed 17 years...