Thousands flock to Quapaw Tribe's new casino (July 7, 2008)

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma opened the $301 million Downstream Casino Resort to large crowds on Saturday. Within a hour of opening, more than 10,000 people filled the gaming floor, the tribe said. Traffic was backed up to the...

California holding onto $30M in gaming revenues (July 7, 2008)

For two years in a row, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) has refused to release gaming revenues to local communities. Tribes with Class III gaming compacts contribute to a special distribute fund to address the impacts of gaming. But Schwarzenegger...

Editorial: Potawatomi casino a welcome addition (July 7, 2008)

"The recent grand opening of the $240 million expansion of the Potawatomi Bingo Casino is another reason the once-drab and semi-deserted industrial Menomonee Valley is now a destination for tourists and residents alike. We long have harbored concerns about...

Column: Seminole compact lawsuit all about money (July 7, 2008)

"It's clear now. Florida won't allow a bunch of Indians to corrupt innocent gamblers with the likes of blackjack. Not for $100 million a year. But how about $200 million? Or $300 million? If the Seminole Tribe whispers $350 million,...

Editorial: North Fork Band reservation shopping (July 7, 2008)

"The proposed casino on Highway 99 in Madera County is still a bad idea, even if the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs has rejected the Old Mill site near the mountain town of North Fork as an alternative location. Trading...