No more Class III gaming on Flathead Reservation (December 4, 2006)

Class III gaming on the Flathead Reservation in Montana came to a halt at midnight Thursday after the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D) failed to sign a new compact. Without an agreement in place, Indian...

Mashantucket Pequots seek casino in Philadelphia (December 4, 2006)

On December 20, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut will find out whether it can open a slot machine facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The tribe and its partners are one of five groups vying for a slot license...

Massachusetts tribes lobby for legalized gaming (December 4, 2006)

Incoming Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) says he will make a decision whether to legalize Class III gaming and/or slot machines early next year. Patrick wants to meet with gaming supporters like the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and the Mashpee Wampanoag...

NIGC on media campaign for Class III regulation (December 4, 2006)

With just a few days left in the 109th Congress, the National Indian Gaming Commission is using the media to argue for more federal regulation of Class III gaming. The NIGC never had the authority to regulate games such as...

Oklahoma tribes share far below state projections (December 4, 2006)

When Oklahoma voters were asked to approve Class III gaming, they were told the state would see up to $70 million in revenues a year. But the tribes who signed the compact have shared far less than expected. Since...

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