Editorial: Approve off-reservation casino bill (November 9, 2007)

"Little by little, the odds for a Port Huron casino are beginning to improve. First, there was the important support U.S. Sen. Carl Levin gave the effort earlier this year, a setback to Detroit. Motor City officials have tried to...

Senate approves Lytton Band casino legislation (November 9, 2007)

The Senate on Monday approved S.1347, a bill to restrict the use of a gaming site in northern California. The bill blocks the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians from turning its existing Class II facility into a Class III...

Mashantucket Tribe challenges NLRB on jurisdiction (November 9, 2007)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut says its sovereignty protects the Foxwoods Resort Casino from federal labor laws. In a 50-page request, the tribe says the National Labor Relations Board can't assert jurisdiction on the reservation. Citing a...

Opinion: Passamaquoddy Tribe will keep trying (November 9, 2007)

"In this time of economic woes for residents of Washington County, the majority of Down East Mainers rallied together in the hopes of averting their demise, but to no avail. Their conquest for jobs, income stability and a foundation for...

Mississippi Choctaws won't drop casino plans (November 9, 2007)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians won't drop plans for an off-reservation casino despite losing a non-binding referendum on Tuesday. Miko Beasley Denson, the tribe's recently elected chief, said plans to use 100 acres in Ocean Springs will move...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hopes for Class III (November 9, 2007)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is moving forward with plans for a casino even though Class III gaming is not yet legal in the state. The tribe hopes that will change under legislation proposed by Gov. Deval Patrick...

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