Mechoopda Tribe weighs move after losing gaming land decision (July 14, 2010)

The Mechoopda Tribe of California is considering its next move after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals put a halt to its gaming plans. The tribe wants to build a casino on a 645-acre site in Butte County. The Bush...

Editorial: Lawmakers in North Carolina close a gaming 'loophole' (July 14, 2010)

"A state that runs its own lottery and is home to a Native American tribe that runs a casino can hardly claim the moral high ground when it comes to regulating gambling. But if we value our communities, the line...

Editorial: Community supports Little River off-reservation casino (July 14, 2010)

"If Friday’s display of support for a proposed tribal casino in Muskegon County can’t move the project forward, nothing can. An amendment to the Little River Band’s casino compact, which would allow the tribe to construct a casino at the...

Guidiville Band prepared to start with Class II at Bay Area casino (July 14, 2010)

The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians is prepared to open a Class II facility in the Bay Area if the state of California won't negotiate a Class III gaming compact. The tribe wants to build $1.2 billion Point Molate Resort...

Company sues Pinoleville Pomo Nation over casino impact study (July 14, 2010)

KENNEC has sued the Pinoleville Pomo Nation of California for allegedly failing to pay for the tribal environmental impact report on a proposed casino. KENNEC says it is owed nearly $162,000 for the report, which was released last month. The...

Massachusetts governor eyes compromise on casino legislation (July 14, 2010)

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) said he was worried that a gaming bill won't make it to his desk this year. Patrick supports casino resorts but lawmakers have yet to agree on a final bill. The House version authorizes two...

State officials send another letter on Mississippi Choctaw casino (July 14, 2010)

Gov. Haley Barbour (R) and six other state officials sent a letter to the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians in opposition to the tribe's casino. Barbour, Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant, State Auditor Stacey Pickering, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, Treasurer...