Editorial: Internet gambling won't resolve America's fiscal woes (December 13, 2010)

"Legalized gaming is not and never will be America's fiscal savior. As if it's not nauseating enough that states are stampeding to the legalized gambling buffet as a way to feed their own spending frenzies, now U.S. Senate Majority Leader...

Law Firm: Bill to regulate Internet gambling affects tribal rights (December 13, 2010)

"The staff of Nevada Senior Senator Harry Reid, the Senate Majority leader, is reported to be circulating an Internet poker (I-poker) bill that will permit licensed casino gaming facilities and horse race tracks licensed in the United States, Class III...

Stockbridge Munsee Band talks off-reservation casino with DOI (December 13, 2010)

The Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin has discussed its off-reservation casino with Interior Department officials, Chief Kimberly Vele said. The meeting took place in Washington, D.C. Vele said she hopes to hear back from the department soon...

DOI official denies 'personally' working on anti-gaming proposal (December 13, 2010)

Indian Country Today interviewed David Hayes, the deputy secretary at the Interior Department, about a controversial anti-gaming proposal being pushed on Capitol Hill. Hayes confirms that Interior provided "drafting services" to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California), who wants to restrict off-reservation...

Editorial: Market dictates success of Mississippi Choctaw casino (December 13, 2010)

"The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is set to open its new Bok Homa casino on Dec. 20 near Sandersville in Jones County. The controversial casino - dubbed by vocal opponent Gov. Haley Barbour as a "slot parlor" - will...

Guidiville Chair: Efforts to restrict off-reservation gaming unfair (December 13, 2010)

"Sens. Feinstein and Harry Reid, D-Nev., have been actively intimidating Department of Interior staff to stall tribal applications regardless of the law. Unable to force the administration to reject legitimate tribal claims, the senators now are trying to change IGRA...