Editorial: Gaming tribes flex power in California (September 16, 2008)

"When charities went up against casino-owning Indian tribes in Sacramento recently, they got schooled in who wields the real political power. The outcome raises serious questions about whether Californians meant to forever guarantee tribes that there would be no meaningful...

Connecticut tribes report slot machine revenues (September 16, 2008)

August 2008 was another less than stellar month for the tribal gaming facilities in Connecticut. Players put more money into slot machines operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe. But only Foxwoods Resort Casino, owned by...

Viejas Band announces tribal gaming commissioner (September 16, 2008)

The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians of California has named Tracy Burris, a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, as a tribal gaming commissioner. Burris has a long career in Indian gaming. He served as treasurer of the...

Seminole Tribe runs casinos without valid compact (September 16, 2008)

The Seminole Tribe's is busy running seven casinos without a valid Class III gaming compact. The Florida Supreme Court invalidated the compact in July. But no one from the federal government has told the tribe to stop offering slot machines...

Navajo Nation leases slot machine rights to tribes (September 16, 2008)

The Navajo Nation is leasing the rights to 1,000 slot machines to three tribes in Arizona. The machines will go to the Gila River Indian Community, the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation and the Tohono O'odham Nation. An estimated $100,000...