Keep casinos in Catskills, lawmaker says (February 23, 2007)

A New York state lawmaker wants to make sure tribes don't try to open casinos outside of the Catskills. State law authorizes up to three casinos in the Catskills, about 90 minutes north of New York City. The St. Regis...

Wampanoags warn relatives about casino push (February 23, 2007)

Members of the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts are warning their newly recognized relatives about putting too much into gaming. The Aquinnah have sought gaming ever since winning recognition in 1987. But the efforts haven't gotten very far, to the...

Seneca Nation cites $1.2B impact on economy (February 23, 2007)

A report commissioned by the Seneca Nation of New York cites the tribe's $1.2 billion impact on the local and state economy. The report highlights the tribe's gaming operation, which contributed $68 million to the state and employs nearly 5,200...

California Democrats sponsor bills for compacts (February 23, 2007)

Top Democratic lawmakers in California will sponsor bills to ratify the gaming compacts for the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the Morongo Band of Mission Indians The tribes signed agreemeents with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) to add more...