Editorial: Choctaw opportunity in Jackson County (January 10, 2008)

"Now that the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs has placed a seemingly insurmountable obstacle in the path of a Choctaw casino in Jackson County, we hope that the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will not abandon South Mississippi as a...

Wyandotte Nation reopens Kansas City casino (January 10, 2008)

The Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma reopens its casino in Kansas, this evening. The 7th Street Casino is located on trust land in downtown Kansas City. The state of Kansas disputes the legality of the gaming site but the 10th Circuit...

Opinion: Support California gaming compacts (January 10, 2008)

"These days, one of the greatest threats to the public’s safety is our state’s budget crisis. It can jeopardize funding for all manner of police, fire and emergency protection services in communities throughout the state. Faced with a $14.5...

Cabazon Band installs virtual poker tables (January 10, 2008)

The Cabazon Band of Mission Indians is one of the first in Indian Country to offer automated "virtual" poker tables. The southern California tribe installed five PokerPro machines at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino last month. Each table seats...

Connecticut tribes eye New York City market (January 10, 2008)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe operate two of the largest casinos in the world on their reservations in Connecticut. The tribes have been slowly expanding their empires elsewhere in the nation. Their latest target is New...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe to sue over BIA denial (January 10, 2008)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York plans to sue the Bush administration for rejecting an off-reservation casino. The tribe wants to build a $600 million casino in the Catskills. But the Bureau of Indian Affairs says the...

Editorial: Time to end dream of Barstow casinos (January 10, 2008)

"Though supporters are reluctant to admit it, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s rejections of the applications to three tribes to take land in Barstow for off-reservation casinos brings about a likely end to this venture. The Los Coyote, Big...

Fort Sill Apache Tribe calls New Mexico casino a test (January 10, 2008)

The Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma says its Class II facility in New Mexico is a "test" to determine whether there's a market for gaming. Chairman Jeff Houser said the tribe might move to a full-blown casino if the...

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