Editorial: Don't bank on Internet poker for California (February 11, 2010)

"Once again, state legislators are taking a look at a plan that backers say will help reduce California's $20 billion budget gap without raising taxes or cutting spending. It is a proposal by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians to...

Editorial: Poarch Creek regulation bill a better option (February 11, 2010)

"Those who want a gambling bill to not only clear the Legislature, but also to win voters' approval, would be wise to consider some of the selling points of legislation being pushed by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Although...

Pocasset Wampanoag Tribe wants to discuss casino (February 11, 2010)

The Pocasset Wampanoag Tribe is inviting tribal, state and federal officials to its powwow in March to discuss rumored plans for a casino on the Watuppa Reservation in Massachusetts. But Chairman George Spring Buffalo doesn't expect the federally-recognized Mashpee Wampanoag...

Fort Mojave Tribe to shutter casino at end of month (February 11, 2010)

The Fort Mojave Tribe is shutting down one of its casinos. The Crossing Casino in Arizona will close at the end of the month. Chairman Timothy Williams said the facility wasn't doing well. "The bottom line is that the Crossing...

Nottawaseppi Huron Band weighs casino expansion (February 11, 2010)

The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan is making plans to expand its casino. FireKeepers Casino opened last August on a 78-acre site. The Battle Creek Enquirer says the tribe has another 40 acres left for potential development....

Anti-casino group challenges tribal chair's ancestry (February 11, 2010)

A group called the Stop the Casino 101 Coalition says the leader of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria is not Indian. The group claims Greg Sarris, who turns 58 this week, is of Caucasian, Filipino and other ancestry....