Editorial: Graton Rancheria casino threat intensifies (May 22, 2008)

"Grassroots efforts to stop a gigantic, Las Vegas-style casino complex from being built in Rohnert Park suffered a setback earlier this month when the U.S. Interior Department unexpectedly announced that it would dedicate 254 acres to the Federated Indians of...

Gun Lake Vice Chair: Governmental gaming (May 22, 2008)

"In response to Kathy Cassady’s letter—“Think tribal ancestors wanted casino?” No, our ancestors simply wanted to retain our land, culture and sovereignty. Upon learning that the U.S. Court of Appeals decided in yet another court case that the Gun Lake...

New Mexico governor cheers NIGC opinion on casino (May 22, 2008)

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson (D) claimed victory on Wednesday in a casino fight with the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma. In a press release, Richardson said an opinion from the National Indian Gaming Commission supports his view that...

Lac du Flambeau project wins Mississippi license (May 22, 2008)

A casino boat being backed by the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa of Wisconsin has been awarded a license by the Mississippi Gaming Commission. The tribe is one of the partners in the Grand Soleil Casino Resort...

Saginaw Chippewa gaming revenues see decline (May 22, 2008)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan has seen a decline in revenues at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, based on the payments made to local governments. The tribe distributes 2 percent of revenues twice a year to local governments....