City to seek more money from Pechanga Band (August 13, 2007)

The city of Temecula already gets $2.7 million from a state gaming fund every year but stands to gain more now that the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians has negotiated a new compact. The compact allows the tribe to add...

San Manuel Band fails to win support on IGRA change (August 13, 2007)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians went to the National Conference of State Legislatures in Boston last week to try to win support for amendments to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. But the effort failed when Jacob Coin, a...

Column: Massachusetts headed for heartache (August 13, 2007)

"From what little I’ve seen, Massachusetts is heading into heartache. I feel sorry for the people of Middleboro, who bought into a glitzy package from the Mashpee Wampanoag Indians. It reminds me of West Warwick residents and their dream that...

Opinion: Florida tribes can afford casino tax (August 13, 2007)

"As the state of Florida negotiates a compact with the Indian tribes regarding the taxation of tribal casinos, it should avoid the mistakes of other states, most of which have left billions of dollars on the table through poorly designed...

Rincon Band files suit over compact negotiations (August 13, 2007)

The Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians is accusing California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) of negotiating in bad faith. The tribe wants to add more slot machines at its casino. But the state is demanding a cut of the revenues....