Court won't hear Oneida Nation gaming compact case (May 5, 2006)

New York's highest court refused to hear the Oneida Nation's gaming compact case on Thursday. A lower court ruled that the compact for the Turning Stone Resort and Casino was invalid because it did not have state legislative approval. The...

Chickasaw Nation opposes gaming in Texas (May 5, 2006)

The Chickasaw Nation never hired Jack Abramoff but the Oklahoma tribe is taking on one of his causes by opposing gaming in Texas. The Chickasaws fear gaming in the Lone Star state will hurt their gaming empire. "They oppose...

Burns Paiute Tribe mum on off-reservation casino (May 5, 2006)

The Burns Paiute Tribe of Oregon has submitted an off-reservation gaming application but won't release details of the project just yet. The tribe wants to open a casino in Ontario, about 140 miles from the tribal headquarters. Some local...

A flood of off-reservation gaming applications? (May 5, 2006)

Fourteen tribes have submitted off-reservation gaming applications in order to beat an April 15 cut-off date in pending legislation, the Associated Press reports. Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), the chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, imposed the cut-off in his...