Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe wants meeting for casino (January 6, 2010)

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) says he will meet with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to discuss gaming. Patrick said he wasn't aware that the tribe wants to talk about Class III gaming and other gaming issues. "If the governor refuses...

California tribes host gaming meeting in Palm Springs (January 6, 2010)

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association holds the annual Western Indian Gaming Conference next week. The conference takes place January 12-14 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Registration this year is free. Daniel J. Tucker, the newly-elected chairman of CNIGA,...

Editorial: Gaming not the only option for Shinnecocks (January 6, 2010)

"More than 200 years late — 31 if you count from the tribe’s petition — the federal government has acknowledged that the Shinnecocks of Southampton, Long Island, are an Indian tribe. Settling that question raises new ones. The Shinnecocks will...