NIGC tells Fort Sill Apache Tribe not to open casino (February 28, 2008)

The National Indian Gaming Commission is warning the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma not to open a casino in New Mexico. The tribe wants to operate a Class II facility on trust land near Las Cruces. The site...

Editorial: Public should vote on Indian gaming (February 28, 2008)

"Sonoma County residents were cheated out of a chance to voice their opinions on the critical issue of local casino development this week when the Board of Supervisors turned thumbs down on a proposal for a countywide advisory vote on...

Pojoaque Pueblo to hire 800 for new casino resort (February 28, 2008)

Pojoaque Pueblo in northern New Mexico is creating 800 jobs at its new casino resort. The Buffalo Thunder Resort is scheduled to open in August. It features a casino and a Hilton-branded hotel. The resort is the tribe's second casino...

Letter seeks another vote on Mashpee casino (February 28, 2008)

A letter circulating in the town of Middleboro, Massachusetts, seeks another vote on a casino proposed by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. At a special town meeting, voters already approved an agreement to host the casino. But the letter claims the...

Sho-Bans question tribe's role in Las Vegas deal (February 28, 2008)

Some members of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho are criticizing the tribe's involvement in a potential Las Vegas casino. The tribe has apparently joined an effort to open the first Indian-run casino on the Vegas strip. The Muckleshoot Tribe...

California cities seek more consultation by BIA (February 28, 2008)

Local governments in California are asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to be consulted about gaming decisions. The League of California Cities and the California State Association of Counties plan to meet with assistant secretary Carl Artman on March 7....

Opinion: Seminole compact won't help education (February 28, 2008)

"The agreement between the state of Florida and the Seminole Tribe of Florida touts yet another important advancement for education funding through expanded gambling. Providing the Florida Supreme Court doesn't declare the agreement made by Gov. Charlie Crist unconstitutional, as...

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