Gila River Tribe announces new casino location (July 12, 2007)

The Gila River Indian Community of Arizona plans to move its Lone Butte Casino to a new location after running into opposition from a neighboring community. The tribe originally wanted to move the casino closer to Chandler. The new site...

County seeks meeting to discuss Choctaw casino (July 12, 2007)

Officials in Jackson County are seeking a public meeting with the new leader of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. After being sworn in as miko, or chief, Beasley Denson said he would not abide by the results of the...

Editorial: Pay attention to Choctaw casino vote (July 12, 2007)

"Even though the new chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians says a vote in Jackson County on the tribe's casino plan won't matter, the outcome will send a clear signal to the politicians. The former chief, Phillip Martin,...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe rejects counteroffer (July 12, 2007)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has rejected a "hostile" counteroffer to host a casino in the town of Middleboro, Massachusetts. Chairman Glenn Marshall said he hopes the tribe and the town can reach an agreement. But a proposal that called for...

Column: Democrats appease wealthy gaming tribes (July 12, 2007)

"I’m not angry with Steve Maviglio for branding me on a Democratic Party blog as the “worst” political journalist in the state. In fact, the guy’s got nothing but my sympathy. As top enforcer for Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez, Maviglio...

Buena Vista Band extends casino negotiations (July 12, 2007)

The Buena Vista Band of Miwok Indians and Amador County extended negotiations over a casino agreement. The tribe and the county agreed to a 30-day extension. Talks were supposed to have concluded yesterday. The tribe wants to build a 328,521...