Editorial: Cowlitz Tribe's end run on casino (September 21, 2007)

"Clark County Commissioner Marc Boldt was partly right this week when he said "The county's interests are better served by having no" agreement with the Cowlitz Tribe for a casino near La Center than having a deal that the feds...

Editorial: No closed meetings on Choctaw casino (September 21, 2007)

"The Jackson County Board of Supervisors and the Mississippi Band of Choctaws are on target to meet in public session next week. However, public input will not be allowed as the supervisors meet with Choctaw Chief Denson Beasley. This meeting...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe won't pull casino plans (September 21, 2007)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts will forge ahead with plans to build its own casino. A spokesperson for the tribe disputed a report that said the tribe was interested in bidding on a commercial license. Gov. Deval Patrick (D)...

Passamaquoddy racino on November ballot (September 21, 2007)

Voters in Maine are being asked to approve a racino for the Passamaquoddy Tribe. The issue is on the November ballot. A poll Pan Atlantic SMS Group found that 41.8 percent supported it while 41.5 percent opposed it. The tribe...

Former Seminole casino partner to plead guilty (September 21, 2007)

A former casino developer for the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma is expected to plead guilty to making illegal payments to tribal officials. Ivy Ong was named Thursday in a federal indictment. Prosecutors said he made nearly $60,000 in payments to...

Chickasaw Nation starts work on casino expansion (September 21, 2007)

The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma has started work on a project that will double the size of its WinStar Casino in Thackerville. The tribe is adding more gaming space, restaurants, a convention and event center and a hotel to the...

County approves Wyandotte Nation casino deal (September 21, 2007)

Commissioners in Wyandotte County, Kansas, approved a revenue-sharing deal with the Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma and agreed to back the tribe's efforts for Class III gaming. The agreement calls for the tribe to share up to $30 million with local...