Schwarzenegger offres to renegotiate compacts (July 17, 2006)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) addressed the California Nations Indian Gaming Association last week. Schwarzenegger said he was open to renegotiating compacts with CNIGA members. CNIGA, the state's largest inter-tribal organization, resisted new deals that a handful of tribes signed....

Seminole Tribe called 'greedy' by gaming developer (July 17, 2006)

The company that built two casinos for the Seminole Tribe of Florida is accusing the tribe of being too greedy. Power Plant Entertainment blasted tribal leaders for trying to back out of an agreement to share revenues from the two...

Minnesota weighs challenge to NIGC Indian land rulings (July 17, 2006)

Officials in Minnesota are considering a legal challenge that would affect the way the National Indian Gaming Commission makes Indian land determinations. At issue is NIGC and its interpretation of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. Under IGRA, gaming can...

Indian Gaming Business: Tribes pay to play in DC (July 17, 2006)

The July 2006 cover story of Indian Gaming Business magazine focuses on the history and current status of Indian lobbying in Washington, D.C. The message is that gaming and controversies related to gaming have made it hard for tribes...