Opinion: Quapaw chairman manipulates tribal regulations (April 7, 2010)

The following is the opinion of Jennifer Mueller, a Quapaw tribal member. The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma has clear written resolutions on the process of allegations of misconduct for elected officials. As a tribal member I would like to clear...

Seminole Tribe signs a third compact for Class III gaming (April 7, 2010)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida signed yet another gaming compact but it looks like third time's a charm for this deal. The tribe's first agreement was invalidated by the state courts. The second one was rejected by Republican lawmakers....

Maine tribes once again excluded from gaming referendum (April 7, 2010)

Maine tribes won't get to ask voters about a casino after a proposed referendum was killed by state lawmakers. The Passamaquoddy Tribe (Pleasant Point | Indian Township) wanted voters to authorize a tribal casino in Washington County. But lawmakers in...

Mashantucket leader predicts years until casino recovers (April 7, 2010)

The new chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut believes it could take years before the economy recovers. Rodney Butler, 33, said the tribe's gaming enterprise took a bit hit when the economy collapsed. Patrons at Foxwoods Resort...

Democratic candidate supports reopening of Tigua casino (April 7, 2010)

A Democratic candidate for the Texas Legislature supports the gaming rights of the Tigua Tribe. If elected, Naomi Gonzalez said she will work to reopen the tribe's shuttered casino. Federal law prevents the tribe engaging in gaming unless there is...