Mohegan Tribe reaffirms commitment to casino in Massachusetts (February 9, 2011)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is still committed to a casino in Massachusetts, a top gaming executive said. The tribe wants to build the Mohegan Sun Palmer in the western part of the state. The facility would be located about...

Editorial: Demanding answers from BIA on Cowlitz casino project (February 9, 2011)

"Jaime Herrera Beutler wasted little time tackling one of the most important issues in the 3rd Congressional District. Less than one month on the job as U.S. Representative, Herrera Beutler challenged the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ decision to allow the...

Rhode Island governor wants Narragansett Tribe in gaming talks (February 9, 2011)

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) says the Narragansett Tribe should be included in discussions about an expansion of gaming in the state. Federal law bars the tribe from engaging in gaming on its reservation and the tribe cannot acquire...

Stockbridge-Munsee Band accuses DOI of 'about-face' on casino (February 9, 2011)

An off-reservation casino in New York was on its way to gaining approval before the Interior Department did an "about-face," according to the leader of the Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians of Wisconsin. The tribe reached a Class III...