Pascua Yaqui Tribe in dispute over OSHA at casino (April 9, 2007)

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona is in a sovereignty dispute with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Six months ago, the tribe blocked OSHA inspectors from entering the Casino Del Sol. OSHA went to federal court and obtained a...

Oneida Nation vows fight over status of casino (April 9, 2007)

The Oneida Nation of New York is vowing to do whatever it takes to keep its Turning Stone Resort and Casino open. The casino has been operating since 1993. But the tribe's Class III compact has been invalidated by the...

Florida governor wants to deal with Seminole Tribe (April 9, 2007)

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (R) says he wants to negotiate a gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe. Talks are set to begin this month. Crist said he hopes for a deal that will be good to the state and...

California tribes push for approval of compacts (April 9, 2007)

Five California tribes are headed to the Legislature this week to seek approval of their new gaming compacts. The deals would allow the already successful tribes to add as many as 22,000 new slot machines and expand their facilities....

Mississippi Choctaws await off-reservation vote (April 9, 2007)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians won't build an off-reservation casino if Jackson County voters reject it, Chief Phillip Martin said. Martin said the tribe looked forward to an upcoming vote on the casino. The county scheduled a non-binding referendum...