Montana tribe rejects gaming compact extension (December 1, 2006)

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D) remain at odds over gaming on the Flathead Reservation. Tribal leaders on Thursday rejected a five-month extension to the compact that expired yesterday. Schweitzer made the offer in...

Group drops lawsuit against Nooksack casino (December 1, 2006)

A citizens' group in Washington has dropped its lawsuit against the Nooksack Tribe's new casino. The North County Community Alliance sued the Interior Department and the National Indian Gaming Commission, saying the agencies failed to determine whether the casino would...

Oneida Nation casino brings in more than $300M (December 1, 2006)

The Oneida Nation's casino in Verona, New York, brings in more than $300 million in revenues a year, according to a report prepared for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The bulk of the revenues at Turning Stone Resort and Casino...

Agua Caliente Band to expand casino, rebuild hotel (December 1, 2006)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians plans to expand its casino and rebuild its hotel in downtown Palm Springs, California. The tribe will add 60,000 square feet to the Spa Casino. The Spa Resort Casino Hotel, located a...

Column: Gambling on a sovereign Indian nation (December 1, 2006)

"It just shouldn't be news to anyone that going to one of our Indian casinos is "like" visiting a foreign land. Here, casinos are another country. Despite what the cranks say, there's no argument, unless Congress decides to change more...