Seminole Tribe under NIGC and IRS scrutiny (November 30, 2007)

The National Indian Gaming Commission and the Internal Revenue Service have been keeping an eye on the Seminole Tribe of Florida for a long time. But the agencies have never penalized the tribe over the way it uses gaming revenues,...

Column: Don't impose morals on gaming tribes (November 30, 2007)

"The whole idea of casinos doesn't sit well with more than a few puritanical souls. One of Wisconsin's tribes wanted to develop the Kaukauna dog track into a gaming operation but the community's citizens solidly turned them down. Then there...

Mohegan casino executive leaves position (November 30, 2007)

Roland J. Harris, a top gaming executive for the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut, resigned his post on Tuesday, The New London Day reports. Harris is a former chairman of the tribe. He helped open Mohegan Sun, the tribe's successful...

Online casino hosted on Mohawk reserve fined (November 30, 2007)

GoldenPalace.Com, the world's largest Internet casino, has been fined $2 million by the Quebec government, CBC News reported. GoldenPalace is hosted by a server on the Kahnawake Mohawk Reserve. The First Nation issued a gaming license to the company....

Chickasaw Nation opposes facility license rule (November 30, 2007)

The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma says the National Indian Gaming Commission doesn't have the authority to issue facility license regulations. The regulations were published in the Federal Register on October 18. Gov. Bill Anoatubby said they violate the Indian...

Fight brews over gaming compacts in California (November 30, 2007)

Another battle is brewing at the polls over the Indian gaming industry in California. Four tribes signed Class III gaming compacts to add more slot machines to their casinos. In exchange, they are sharing a portion of the revenues...

Editorial: Unions in hot pursuit of tribal workers (November 30, 2007)

"A century ago, industrialists believed their workers were too ignorant and fearful of change to rise against management. They were wrong. Foxwoods officials apparently believed their treasured Indian sovereignty would protect them from unions seeking to stem their decline by...