Eastern Cherokee 'mob' upset over per capita fund losses (April 15, 2009)

Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians met last week to discuss losses to the tribe's gaming per capita fund. The North Carolina tribe invested profits from the Harrah's Cherokee Casino in the stock market. When the economy took...

County won't appeal White Earth casino property tax case (April 15, 2009)

Commissioners in Mahnomen County, Minnesota, won't appeal a lawsuit over property taxes at the casino owned by the White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians. The tribe opened the Shooting Star Casino on land that was acquired through the White...

Column: Unions could be headed to Mohegan casino (April 15, 2009)

"Remember how madatfoxwoods.com, an anonymous Web site aimed at picking fights with Foxwoods management, eventually morphed into uawatfoxwoods.org, once the union campaign to organize table game dealers got under way? And so if the appearance of a critical, anonymous Web...

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Mechoopda casino (April 15, 2009)

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit aimed at stopping the Mechoopda Tribe of California from building a casino. The tribe plans a casino on a 645-acre site in Butte County. The National Indian Gaming Commission said the tribe qualified for...

Column: Hypocrisy on Seminole gaming in Florida (April 15, 2009)

"Charlie Crist had this one right. The idea is to allow the Seminoles to set up card games and Vegas-style slots in their existing casinos in exchange for as much as $400million a year to plug our ailing budget. Those...