Class II regulations could spell an end to bingo (October 29, 2007)

Tribes in Oklahoma are worried that Class II games could become obsolete under new regulations proposed by the National Indian Gaming Commission. Oklahoma is one of the biggest markets for Class II games. An estimated two-thirds of the machines in...

Mashantucket Tribe pays respects to investor (October 29, 2007)

Leaders of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut are in Malaysia to pay respects to the late Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong, whose $60 million loan launched the Foxwoods Resort Casino. Chairman Michael Thomas said Tong was the...

Sen. Roberts asks BIA to review Quapaw casino (October 29, 2007)

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kansas) is asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to review the legality of the Quapaw Tribe's new casino. The tribe broke ground on the $200 Downstream Casino Resort earlier this month. The facility sits on a...

Editorial: Say no to Mississippi Choctaw casino (October 29, 2007)

"Gov. Haley Barbour has brought some needed certainty to the debate about a proposed Choctaw casino in the now no-gaming Jackson County. Barbour says he will not allow a casino in Jackson County, even if residents vote "yes" in a...

Editorial: Unions don't infringe on sovereignty (October 29, 2007)

"It is difficult to see how abiding by National Labor Relations Board regulations at Foxwoods Resort Casino would in any significant way impair the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe's sovereignty. The NLRB has ruled that Foxwoods must allow 3,000 casino dealers to...