Editorial: Gaming bubble not ready to burst (February 27, 2007)

"With so much potential wampum out there, it seems inevitable that more Indian casinos are coming. As the two big dogs in the fight, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun are the subject of a lot of speculation about their vulnerability to...

Poll backs Narragansett Tribe's gaming rights (February 27, 2007)

A majority of Rhode Island residents say Congress should restore the ability of the Narragansett Tribe to engage in gaming on its reservation. In a survey conducted by the University of Massachusetts–Dartmouth Center for Policy Analysis, 56 percent supported the...

Court opens tribal casinos to lawsuits in state court (February 27, 2007)

Tribal casinos can be sued in state court for personal injury lawsuits, the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled. The court said the tribal-state compact created concurrent state and tribal jurisdiction over personal injury actions. And since the compact was approved...

New York governor lobbies Kempthorne on casino (February 27, 2007)

New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D) began lobbying Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne about the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe's proposed off-reservation casino. Spitzer supports the casino, which he said will create jobs and revenues for the tribe and for state citizens....

Mohegan Tribe assumes larger off-reservation role (February 27, 2007)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut will play a larger role in the development of an off-reservation casino in Wisconsin. The tribe was financing the Menominee Nation's proposed casino in Kenosha. But the local developer, Dennis Troha, has pulled out of...