Charges filed over accident that injured Cowlitz developer (May 3, 2010)

A woman faces criminal charges for an accident that injured David Barnett, a member of the Cowlitz Tribe of Washington who is helping his tribe develop a gaming facility. Sarah S. Rutyne, who is reported to be Barnett's girlfriend, is...

Bank appeals decision over Lac du Flambeau gaming debt (May 3, 2010)

Wells Fargo Bank has filed a notice of appeal in the gaming debt case involving the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin. The bank issued a $50 million bond to the tribe. The tribe used...

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe asks for study of casino site (May 3, 2010)

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota says a proposed casino just across the border in Iowa could harm sacred sites. The proposed Larchwood casino is near Blood Run, a significant village and inter-tribal trading site in South Dakota...

Editorial: Don't bet on off-reservation casinos in New York (May 3, 2010)

"Facing a fiscal crisis immediately after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, state leaders wanted to bank heavily on getting large sums of money from casinos that were going to be operated in the Catskills. That idea turned out to be a...

Editorial: Maine tribes keep an eye on gaming referendum (May 3, 2010)

"The ballot will tell you one thing, but the people behind the latest casino referendum are saying something else. If voters want to make sure they know what they are voting on next November, they should be paying attention to...