Editorial: Slow down Indian gaming in California (November 2, 2007)

"Let's face it: California has a gambling problem. Gaming in our state has grown too quickly, with too little accounting of the impacts. Yet, we're ready to embark on what critics have dubbed "the biggest expansion of gaming in U.S....

Passamaquoddy Tribe debates racino proposal (November 2, 2007)

The Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine saw support for its proposed racino at two public forums on Thursday. The tribe is asking voters to approve a racetrack with slot machines in Washington County. Supporters say it will generate jobs and...

State claims Ho-Chunk Nation owes $72M for compact (November 2, 2007)

The state of Wisconsin claims the Ho-Chunk Nation owes $72 million under a disputed Class III gaming compact. The state and the tribe signed a compact that authorized more Class III games in exchange for a share of the revenues....

Oklahoma tribes oppose NIGC's Class II regulations (November 2, 2007)

Oklahoma tribes are the latest to join opposition to the National Indian Gaming Commission's new Class II regulations. Tribes in the state have long depended on bingo and electronic versions of bingo. These machines normally fall into the Class II...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe sues over Catskills casino (November 2, 2007)

The state of New York and local officials are backing the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe's lawsuit over its Catskills casino. Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D) has been pressing the Bush administration to approve the tribe's land-into-trust application. He met with President...