Opinion: Share off-reservation casino in Oregon (March 20, 2009)

"Now is the perfect time for Portland to do something much bigger than a baseball stadium. Creating a shared tribal casino in Portland would help all the state's tribes. It would have the additional benefit of stopping the bidding war...

Navajo Nation considers site for second casino (March 20, 2009)

The Navajo Nation is considering three sites for its second casino. The tribe opened the Fire Rock Navajo Casino last November. The facility near Gallup, New Mexico, has exceeded expectations. Potential locations for a second facility include tribal land near...

Editorial: Approve compact with Seminole Tribe (March 20, 2009)

" This deal’s straightforward. In negotiations with state government over a gaming compact, Florida’s Seminole Indian Tribe asks for exclusive rights to house-banked card games in exchange for a cut of the profits. Gov. Charlie Crist made that deal last...

Mescalero Apache Tribe to eliminate casino jobs (March 20, 2009)

The Mescalero Apache Tribe plans to eliminate jobs at its casino in southern New Mexico, The Las Cruces Sun-News reports. Four top executives at the Inn of the Mountain Gods were already fired. Additional cuts are expected although no...

Connecticut bill bans smoking at tribal casinos (March 20, 2009)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe say a bill that requires them to ban smoking at their casinos infringes on their sovereignty. The tribes plan to discuss the issue with the state on government-to-government basis. Imposing state...