Washington Democrats defend Spokane compact (August 1, 2008)

A Washington legislative hearing on a minor change to the Spokane Tribe's Class III gaming compact turned into a defense of the agreement on Thursday. Gov. Chris Gregoire (D) signed the compact in 2005 to allow the tribe to operate...

Three California tribes share $64.9M with state (August 1, 2008)

Three California tribes whose Class III gaming compacts were approved by state voters in February have contributed $64.9 million to the state. The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians has given the largest amount so far. The tribe shared $30.8...

Mohegan Tribe reports big drop in gaming profits (August 1, 2008)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut reported an 89 percent drop in its gaming income on Thursday. The Mohegan Sun Casino earned $5 million in the last quarter, down from $45.6 million during the same time period last year.“We didn’t win...

Letter: Unions can't trump tribal sovereignty (August 1, 2008)

"In response to The Norwich Bulletin July 12 article, I take issue and disagree with the United Auto Workers , National Labor Relations Board and Connecticut attorney general in stating the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, owners of Foxwoods Resort Casino,...

Editorial: Gaming law on the side of the Ponca Tribe (August 1, 2008)

"The Ponca Tribe's faces an array of powerful forces as it tries to develop a casino in Carter Lake, Iowa. Gov. Dave Heineman opposes it. So does Attorney General Jon Bruning. The list goes on to include the Omaha...