Wyandotte Nation reaches deal on Kansas casino site (September 20, 2007)

The Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma has reached a deal over its disputed casino site in Kansas. The tribe signed a memorandum of understanding that states that local governments have no authority over the site in downtown Kansas City. The agreement...

Editorial: Progress on Rumsey Band casino talks (September 20, 2007)

"As Cache Creek Indian Casino embarks on another massive expansion, the tensions between the Indian tribe that owns the Yolo County gambling mecca and its rural neighbors have largely, but not entirely, disappeared. Part of the reason is resignation. The...

Letter: Hypocrisy in opposition to Graton casino (September 20, 2007)

"I fail to appreciate the rationale behind the Argus-Courier’s continued campaign of opposition to the Rohnert Park casino. Every negative editorial features a laundry list of excellent generic anti-growth arguments opportunely directed against the casino project. Problem is that when...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe chooses name for casino (September 20, 2007)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan has announced the name of its new casino. The facility in Arenac County will be called Saganing Eagle's Landing Casino. Saganing is the name of a historic Saginaw Chippewa community. The casino is under...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe eyes state license (September 20, 2007)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is interested in bidding on one of the three casinos being proposed by Gov. Deval Patrick (D). The tribe has already started the land-into-trust process to acquire an initial reservation where gaming can take...

Editorial: Shrewd planning in Massachusetts (September 20, 2007)

"Casino gambling may not solve all of the fiscal challenges facing Massachusetts, but it is the best idea currently on the table. And Governor Deval Patrick seems determined to maximize its advantages. Considered as a piece of political craftsmanship,...