Quapaw Tribe moves forward with $200M casino (October 18, 2007)

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma is moving ahead with plans for a $200 million casino that will extend into parts of Kansas and Missouri. The framework for the Downstream Casino Resort went up yesterday. More than 2,400 yards of...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe prefers Indian casino (October 18, 2007)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is moving forward with its plans for a casino despite a call from Gov. Deval Patrick (D) to pursue a commercial casino. The tribe wants to open a casino in the town of...

Middletown Rancheria breaks ground on casino (October 18, 2007)

The Middletown Rancheria Pomo Indians began construction on a $36 million expansion of its casino in northern California. The tribe is currently operating a casino in a tent-like structure. The permanent facility will be four times the size. The expansion...

Editorial: Passamaquoddy racino a bad bet (October 18, 2007)

"Across the United States, there are 36 racinos, which combine racetracks and casinos or slot machine parlors, now in operation. If the Passamaquoddy Tribe and its Downeast backers have their way, there soon will be 37. Maine voters will decide...

Opinion: Indian gaming a success and a failure (October 18, 2007)

"When Congress passed the Indian Gaming Rights Act (IGRA) in 1989 it meant to provide federally recognized Indian tribes with the opportunity to use gambling establishments as a way to secure financial independence. Almost 20 years after its passage, we...