Pascua Yaqui lawsuit against poker room delayed (September 25, 2008)

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona will have to wait three more months before its lawsuit against a poker room will be heard. The tribe sued in state court to shut down the Club Royale poker room in Tucson. The...

Editorial: 'Stonewalling' by Pokagon Band (September 25, 2008)

"Negotiations between the State of Michigan and the Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi Indians over revenue sharing payments due state and local governments from the tribe are still at impasse. And, the two sides are still "very close" to resolution....

Ballot issue could affect Colorado tribal casinos (September 25, 2008)

A constitutional amendment on the November ballot in Colorado could affect betting limits at tribal casinos. Amendment 50 allows non-Indian casinos to raise betting limits from $5 to $100. It also allows round-the-clock hours, along with roulette and craps. The...

Judge dismisses challenge to Cowlitz casino (September 25, 2008)

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that sought to stop the Cowlitz Tribe of Washington from building a casino. Judge Benjamin H. Settle ruled that the city of Vancouver lacked standing to sue the National Indian Gaming Commission. The...

Editorial: Seminole Tribe's illegal gambling (September 25, 2008)

"Illegal gambling is occurring in the State of Florida thanks to an unauthorized agreement negotiated by Gov. Charlie Crist with the Seminole Tribe—even though the state’s Supreme Court has invalidated the compact. Incredibly, the governor—whose duty is to execute the...