Grand Traverse Band to improve casino roads (September 17, 2008)

The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians will use $2.2 million in federal funds to improve roads at its casino. The tribe is using its Indian Reservation Road money to fund the project. Roads around the Grand Traverse...

Opinion: Regulate casinos but don't take revenues (September 17, 2008)

"By now you’ve probably heard about Casino Chris. That’s what they’re calling Gov. Chris Gregoire in a new campaign ad. “$140 million,” the ad says. “That’s what the Indian casinos could have paid Washington state. Critical funds for education and...

Editorial: Undermining gaming regulation in California (September 17, 2008)

"Why did Attorney General Jerry Brown side with Indian gaming tribes over his own regulatory partner, the California Gambling Control Commission? Does he genuinely believe that the vote, for a set of desperately needed casino security standards, was just...

Column: Mohegan Tribe tries luck in Pennsylvania (September 17, 2008)

"So there I was last weekend, driving down Route 81 in northeastern Pennsylvania, when, quite unexpectedly, I came upon a billboard for the Mohegan Sun. It was not advertising our own Mohegan Sun here in Uncasville, the original, but the...

Tohono O'odham Nation to add 454 slot machines (September 17, 2008)

The Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona will add 100 slot machines to its casinos thanks to a leasing deal with Navajo Nation. The machines are headed to the tribe's three casinos, including one facility that only has Class II games....

Eastern Shawnee Tribe awaits word on Ohio casino (September 17, 2008)

The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma hopes to build a casino on Ohio if its land-into-trust applications are approved. The tribe filed applications for two parcels totaling 180 acres. An Indian law professor said approval will be tough since the...

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